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    Brooke: Fire Katie, but it is not a vendetta!

    Started by Houston777 at 2014/04/17 10:41AM
    Latest post: 2014/04/22 09:38AM, Views: 6349, Replies: 160
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    #41   2014/04/18 06:55AM
    Re: Brooke: Fire Katie, but it is not a vendetta!
    Joyceann21
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    Quote Houston777: I think if Brooke actually had the papers that she would have already given them to Bill.


    I agree.

    #42   2014/04/18 08:53AM
    Re: Brooke: Fire Katie, but it is not a vendetta!
    bethonly
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    no, brooke is a business woman. she's not going to destroy billion dollar papers. she still has them.

    #43   2014/04/18 09:00AM
    Re: Brooke: Fire Katie, but it is not a vendetta!
    bethonly
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    Quote octagon: Brooke is being vindictive or she would have said something to Katie instead of going behind her back talking to Karen! She did a total turnaround since she kept those papers from Bill a few months ago. Also, Ridge worked at Forrester International while he was in Paris!


    yep, she could have told Katie when Katie told her she was going to see eric. oh wait, I don't think Katie told brooke either.
    according to what ridge told eric he was traveling around Europe for a year or so wondering what happened to his life. he was gone for 15 months I think, so maybe he went to fi for the last 3 months. but remember, steffy said she never saw ridge, he was doing "other" things so he must not have spent too much time there. and evidently taylor didn't see him because we know she would have told ridge about brill before she even said hello to him.

    #44   2014/04/18 09:28AM
    Re: Brooke: Fire Katie, but it is not a vendetta!
    Joyceann21
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    Quote wyattfan: If it is not a vendetta then at least Brooke should tell Katie that she should let Bill be CEO. It's the behind the back that is disturbing. At least Brooke should tell Katie she is against her.


    Katies arrogance would cancel out any warning or conversation that I woud have for Katie.

    In fact sister or not, I would block Katie from my life for now.

    #45   2014/04/18 09:52AM
    Re: Brooke: Fire Katie, but it is not a vendetta!
    austinandjustin
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    Quote june65:
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    Quote bethonly: I guess it's ok that Katie wants brooke to give up her job so ridge won't be around her. she didn't tell brooke to give up her job but wants to know why brooke is coming to work now. she knows that the more brooke is around ridge, the less chance she [Katie] has a chance of keeping him. I hope brooke never looks at him again but she should keep her job to protect her kids jobs from him. donna said today that Katie should be happy with ridge and not worry about brill. I guess everyone is noticing how unhappy Katie seems to be with this new arrangement. she with ridge and brooke with bill. I think Katie still wants bill or at the least, she doesn't want brooke to have him.


    What I don't understand is why Katie (and I guess Karen because she said something about it) doesn't ask Ridge to turn down the position of co-vice president? Why do they just assume Brooke should? If Katie is that insecure, and she is, it's not Brooke's job to reassure her of how much Ridge loves her, it's Ridge's job. He didn't take the job of CEO because of his love of Katie, why didn't he turn down the job of co-vice president? He was gone for FC for over a year and the company didn't fold up and die without him, in fact it prospered. Since he doesn't agree with the new direction of FC, it would make sense if he started his own company. Is it just sexism that Brooke is supposed to give up her job?

    Katie doesn't think it's too much for Brooke to give up her job, so why shouldn't Brooke think it's too much for Katie to give up hers?

    Also if Katie is so in love with Ridge why does it matter to her that Brooke called her to tell her that Brooke and Bill were back together? It shouldn't matter to her one way or another if Brooke and Bill are living together. However, it does seem to bother her very much. Even Donna commented on how angry Katie is.

    The phone call was interesting. On one hand yes, I do believe that Brooke called Katie to rub it in. You're with the momma's boy and I'm with the stallion. On the other hand perhaps Brooke didn't want any more secrets between them. But I also think that Brooke didn't want to repeat the mistake of not telling Katie about Brooke and Bill were together after Katie threw her wedding rings at them and told them she wanted a divorce. If Brooke and Bill had told Katie then, Katie wouldn't have been able to play the victim card. You said you wanted a divorce we believed you. Perhaps Brooke didn't want a repeat of victim Katie.


    It would hurt Ridge to walk away from Forrester Creations. It has been his life. He loves the place and what it stands for. Is that what it means to Brooke? Is that what it means to Rick? I don't think so.


    Ridge already walked away from FC for over a year.

    It would make sense for him to start his own company as all of his demands ie firing Oliver, no more photography studio, more culture, Rick being fired as president were not met. Ridge even told Rick that he would never answer to him. How do you work for a company and not answer to the president of the company? He doesn't want to answer to the president of the company then start his own. He will then answer to himself. And can only blame himself. But Ridge isn't good at not having a scapegoat.

    Also Ridge did not have to accept Eric's offer of being a co-vice president with Brooke. He could have declined the offer. He could have worked there and not been the co-vice president. He could have been in the same position he has been in since he returned from France. He chose to accept the job.

    I thought that Katie was his new life and new love. Surely it would be worth not being co-vice president with Brooke if it eased Katie's mind.

    FC is just as much Rick's life as it is Ridge's. Rick is president. But he did say that he would accept his father's decision. Rick never said that he wouldn't answer to Ridge if his father told him to. Rick would do what was best for the company. Brooke has earned her place at FC. She discovered Belief, she had the most profitable line in FC history. Brooke wants to protect her children's position at FC. With Ridge gunning for them, who can blame her?



    Ridge took leave! It appears to me he took health leave. He needed time out. That in my book is not walking away. That is surviving. He was working for Forrester international during that time. He did not reject Forrester.

    If Eric's decision was made because Rick was the better man for the position than Ridge was I could understand the thinking that he would just do as he was told but Eric's decision was made to make Ridge interact with Brooke. Eric is out to humiliate Ridge by insisting he work under a less capable manager - a person Ridge does not respect and who has no respect for him - and to control Ridge's personal life by deciding who he will marry. If Eric thought Rick was the better person to hold high office than Ridge was then he would be offering Rick CEO - not Ridge.
    No. It would not ease Katie's mind for Ridge to walk away because he had to work with Brooke. It would ease Katie's mind if he was made CEO which is what he deserves. Brooke at Forrester would just be what Katie would have expected. Not a problem. Brooke sharing an office and maybe even a desk all day is.


    How does Ridge deserve to be CEO? He certainly hasn't done so based on his past job performance. When Ridge was president FC lost money. Since Rick has been president the company has made money. Ridge walking in and making demands (that he didn't even discuss with the president or the CEO) certainly doesn't qualify him for the CEO of Forrester. Someone suggested that Eric would only make Ridge CEO if Brooke was with him because Eric doesn't fully trust Ridge to be CEO on his own. That could be true. Wanting to be CEO/president doesn't mean he deserves it.

    Rick once again has made money for FC while Ridge lost money. That makes him a very capable manager of FC. And since he is president Ridge should respect the position regardless. The fact that he doesn't, suggests maybe it is time for him to go.

    Katie obviously isn't happy with Brooke and Ridge being co-vice presidents. Since Brooke has no intention of turning down the job, and why should she, why shouldn't Ridge? Since as you say sharing a desk and maybe an office is a problem for Katie why shouldn't Ridge turn down the job? He would have the same position he has now. It would make the woman he loves feel better so why not?


    Ridge is a stock holder part owner, Brooke is only a hired had.


    What's your point that companies only hire stock holder or part owners to be president or CEOs? If it was true you would have a point, but since it's not true why even bring it up?

    #46   2014/04/18 10:04AM
    Re: Brooke: Fire Katie, but it is not a vendetta!
    austinandjustin
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    Quote bethonly:
    Quote octagon: Brooke is being vindictive or she would have said something to Katie instead of going behind her back talking to Karen! She did a total turnaround since she kept those papers from Bill a few months ago. Also, Ridge worked at Forrester International while he was in Paris!


    yep, she could have told Katie when Katie told her she was going to see eric. oh wait, I don't think Katie told brooke either.
    according to what ridge told eric he was traveling around Europe for a year or so wondering what happened to his life. he was gone for 15 months I think, so maybe he went to fi for the last 3 months. but remember, steffy said she never saw ridge, he was doing "other" things so he must not have spent too much time there. and evidently taylor didn't see him because we know she would have told ridge about brill before she even said hello to him.


    Exactly!! Ridge has already been gone from FC for over a year. We don't know exactly what he was doing but we know from conversations that he was travelling in Europe trying to find himself and I guess wondering what to do next. We know that neither Steffy or Taylor saw him, because Steffy said so, and Taylor would have told Ridge about Brooke and Bill before he came back. Since Steffy was working at FI, if Ridge was working there it stands to reason they would have least seen each other.

    Is it just sexism that no one on the show has even suggested that Ridge turn down the position of co vice-president? Not even many on boards have thought of it. Since Katie is so insecure why shouldn't Ridge ease her insecurities by turning down the position? He loved her enough to turn down the CEO position, why won't he turn down the co-vice president's position so he won't work so closely with Brooke? Unless of course he wants to work closely with Brooke. He does have other options.

    #47   2014/04/18 10:20AM
    Re: Brooke: Fire Katie, but it is not a vendetta!
    jcyl
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    Frankly, the only one at this point making any sense is Brooke!

    Ok, it was payback for Katie and Karen to clandestinely steal Bill's position at Spencer Publications.....

    However at this point, Katie and Bill are divorced....Katie is with Ridge.....Katie has no business running any huge business as evidenced by the lack of profit.....

    WTH is Katie running the Spencer FAMILY business as she is no longer family........just saying.....

    #48   2014/04/18 10:27AM
    Re: Brooke: Fire Katie, but it is not a vendetta!
    scrappie
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    Brooke has dogged every female on this show that gets a man interested in her. Brooke always has a vendetta against some woman.

    #49   2014/04/18 10:29AM
    Re: Brooke: Fire Katie, but it is not a vendetta!
    Ms Ayers
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    Quote jcyl: Frankly, the only one at this point making any sense is Brooke!

    Ok, it was payback for Katie and Karen to clandestinely steal Bill's position at Spencer Publications.....

    However at this point, Katie and Bill are divorced....Katie is with Ridge.....Katie has no business running any huge business as evidenced by the lack of profit.....

    WTH is Katie running the Spencer FAMILY business as she is no longer family........just saying.....


    I agree i think Katie should thank Brooke and talk Ridge into quitting FC and they both open up their own company while Brooke eats crow.

    #50   2014/04/18 11:22AM
    Re: Brooke: Fire Katie, but it is not a vendetta!
    indorelady
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    I hope Bill does go back to being CEO of the company as with Katie numbers are going down and she has a lot on her plate with a new boyfriend. Katie is mean and spiteful toward Brook and she is the one who wanted them together and now she has Ridge and Brook is not interfering with them being together.

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