Kyle slips out of school to go to Restless Style to talk to his Uncle Billy about the article about his mother. When he arrives Billy and Phyllis are talking and Kyle’s dislike for Phyllis results in him being rude. When asked by Kyle if he would promise not to print anymore stories about his mother, Billy tells Kyle that he cannot promise him that but he does promise him that in the future if he prints anything about Diane he will let Kyle know before he does it. Phyllis alerts Jack that Kyle is there and Jack arrives to find a defiant Kyle purposely knocking a cup of beverage over Phyllis’s laptop. Jack leaves to take Kyle back to school and also leaves Phyllis hanging in limbo, telling her that maybe they should put a little distance between them as hi son needs his attention now.
Kevin confronts Jeffrey about the missing $10.000 owed to the bookie guy. Jeffrey swears that he left the money in a shopping bag that seems to have disappeared into thin air. Gloria appears with an expensive engraved watch for Jeffrey and tells him that the dress and shoes she is wearing is also brand new and a reward for their hard work. She then explains that she purchased the items with the money she found in the shopping bag. When asked she could the items because the money she spent was for taxes, Gloria’s says no. She suggests that they simply pay the fine or work out a payment plan. I don’t think Gloria that these guys do layaways or installment plans. Jeffrey and Kevin realize they unless they come up with $10,000 soon they may be experiencing some serious physical pain.
Adam tells Sky that he is divorcing her and that she can have all the hedge fund money. Sky threatens to shovel the dirt she has on Adam to the authorities so they can put him away and Adam calls her bluff. He tells her that he will clean toilets to get away from the stink of their relationship. Adam appears at Glowworm and asks for a job as a bartender; Gloria hires Adam and he starts the gig right away.
Sharon and Nick are spending time enjoying each other’s company when Victoria calls and tells Nick that she needs to see him. Victoria arrives and tells Nick about Maggie and her plot to poison Nikki with alcohol and to marry and kill Victor. She then tells Nick about Victor’s discovery of Nikki and Deacon in bed. Nick then reveals that he knew that Deacon was there and that he promised Nikki he would not tell anyone. Victoria is upset with Nick for again hiding secrets from her. The two siblings who were once close have drifted apart and Nick reaches out to Victoria to rebind. Victoria tells Nick about JT taking Reed away’ a reality she is still having difficulty accepting.
Sharon arrives at Glowworm to find Adam working there. In usual Sharon style she goes and speaks to Adam who tells her that he has left sky and trying to start his life over with a clean slate. Sharon tells Adam about Nick’s divorce being final and that they are working on getting their family back. To Sharon’s surprise Adam accepts the news seems resigned to moving forward in his own life. (Hey Sharon I have some swamp land rich in gold; want to buy it?)/ When Nick arrives he is surprised to see Adam but more focused on asking Sharon if they could forgo food to retreat home and have some morning delight; Nick and Sharon make love.
In New York Diane bombs on her job interview. Really Diane, the old thing you can say when asked why you are the better candidate is that you get along with people, that you love New York, etc. What about your skills as an architect, what about your professionalism and your creativity and vision. Just as she is sulking in her drink and pondering her next move, Victor appears. Next on the Young and the Restless……