Best Brothers.

Thursday, April 26th, 2012

Chelsea reacts to seeing John, two federal agents make the rounds, and Victor makes an unexpected decision.

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At the Club, Jill tells Lily and Cane about Lauren and Daisy. Genevieve interrupts. Jill and Lily leave her with Cane, who asks how things went with Jack. Genevieve says he couldn't agree to her condition, which was marriage. Cane says she went for too much, too soon. He advises her not to sell to Victor right away. She says it's too late. Cane is upset over her knee-jerk reaction to not getting her way. Genevieve says she can't be the person Cane wants her to be. Lily returns, and Gen goes. Cane tells Lily it was probably their most honest conversation. Lily thinks it's a start.

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Victor angrily hollers a voicemail into the phone at Newman. Michael's not calling him back. Nikki arrives and tells Victor that Victoria's adopting her son today. She wants him to come to the courthouse and acknowledge the child. He says he'll take it under advisement.

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At the station, Lauren isn't happy to see Michael conferring with Avery, who got Daisy released. Michael takes Lauren to be arraigned. Afterward, Michael gets Victor's messages and realizes he forgot to call the commissioner. He tells Lauren they'll stay at the Club.

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Two federal agents visit Jack at home to discuss Genevieve buying Beauty of Nature. The men say Victor Newman also filed a suit, but that's been withdrawn. Jack explains how Gen used inside information about his bid to win the company. The men ask where she got the money. Jack isn't sure. Later, Jill stops by to discuss what Victor did to Billy in Myanmar. Jack says Victor lost big time. Talk turns to Beauty of Nature. Jack says Jabot may not be out of the running. Jill gets a call from Michael asking her to stay with Lauren.

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At Crimson Lights, Billy, Abby, Reed, and Victoria are surprised to see Chelsea enter. They leave, and Adam arrives to find Chelsea crying. She explains that she saw the baby, and wonders if it's a sign that it happened the day she's giving him up. Adam assures Chelsea she's not alone.

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At home, Victoria frets that Chelsea will change her mind. Reed asks if they'll have to give Johnny back. Abby distracts him. Billy reminds Victoria this is not like Lucy - it's his kid.

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Victoria and Billy meet Avery, who is filling in for Michael, in the courtroom. Nikki arrives. Victoria's worried. Chelsea appears with Adam. Proceedings get underway. Chelsea tells the judge she wants this adoption to go through. Victoria takes a deep breath and smiles. The adoption is completed. Nikki congratulates Victoria, who is pulled into a kiss by Billy. When Chelsea and Adam are leaving, Billy and Victoria thank her and offer to help her anyway they can. Later, Chelsea hangs around the courthouse crying. Adam gives her a pep talk. She wonders if she should leave town.

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Victor is about to leave Newman when the two federal agents stop him. They inform him Ms. Atkinson may have had inside information when she placed her bid for Beauty of Nature, and that they want to know where she got the funds to buy it. They inform him any new transactions are suspended for now.

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Jill arrives at the station, where Lauren and Jill are outraged to hear Michael say that Lauren will end up on probation with a record. Michael gets a call from Victor who hollers that SEC was just there and hangs up. Michael goes, and Jill tells Lauren they will be staying with her.

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Avery goes to Jack's house with the good news about Victoria and Billy. Jack tells Avery about the federal agents' visit. Later, Nikki arrives and Jack tells her he could still get Beauty of Nature. Nikki wishes he and Victor wouldn't take delight in each other's misfortune.

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At Newman, Michael admits to Victor that he didn't call the commissioner. Victor says it's too late. Michael apologizes, saying his wife needed him. Victor says he could have made a 10 minute call - this could cost him Beauty of Nature. Victor tells him he's fired.

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Billy and Victoria arrive home to tell Abby and Reed the good news. Vikki goes to hold John. Billy tells Abby that Chelsea was very 'stand up' about the whole thing, and Adam was there to help her. Abby goes, and Victoria comes downstairs with Reed and John, who are going to be best brothers.

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The federal agents approach Genevieve at the Club bar, saying they have questions for her.

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Genoa City Spoilers for Tomorrow on The Young and the Restless:

Billy and Victoria ask Chloe and Kevin to be godparents to John.

Chelsea tells Jeffrey they really need to discuss some things.

At John's christening, Abby says she has a surprise guest who really wanted to be there.

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