TO VICTOR THE SPOILS?
Victor AND Nick’s CONFLICT HAS EXPLODED INTO LIFE, BUT THE FATHER HASN’T COUNTED ON HIS SON’S RESILIENCE IN THE CUSTODY CLASH.
Father and son clash over custody of Christian.
“The boy is bound to grow up being exposed to Victor’s every ruthless and brutal trait.”
Once again, Victor Newman has ruined his relationship with one of his kids, a habit that he’s been repeating over for years. This time he’s suing Nick for full custody of Christian, Adam and Sage’s biological son, who Nick’s been raising (at their request) since they died.
At first, Nick (Joshua Morrow) was confused and unable to understand why Victor (Eric Braeden) would attack him so viciously and seek to ruin Christian’s life -- especially when the little boy was being raised in a loving and secure home! Once the men went to arbitration, the gloves were off as Victor ultimately seized on Nick’s romantic relationship with Sharon (Sharon Case) to do as much damage to Nick’s case as is possible.
At his wicked worst, Victor had his lawyer dig up all the ugly dirt to do with Sharon’s history of mental illness, specifically the heinous actions she’d often committed while in the throes of a bipolar disorder breakdown. After the judge heard how Sharon had previously kept quiet about Christian’s true paternity for six months – before Nick eventually found her – it was enough for the court to grant Victor custody.
Nick was in disarray as cold-hearted Victor mercilessly stripped Christian from his arms that same day. Despite his grief, though, Nick lashed out in anger, defiantly thrashing his father in public for what he’d done and vowing to fight until his