Full detailed profile on Lauren Fenmore Baldwin Played by Tracey E. Bregman on The Young and the Restless Daytime Soap Opera.
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At home, Lauren and Michael talk to Fen about rehab. Fen asks if they'll trust him after. Michael says he'll have a clean slate. Fen says he'll give them a clean slate too. They hug and head out. Later, Lauren and Michael return, full of hope. She gets a text from Carmine. "You'll never be free of me."
At the police station, Fen tells Paul, Lauren, and Michael that he didn't steal the meds off the cart, he found them outside. Paul says there is video evidence. Michael asks how bad this is. Paul says the lying doesn't make it better. He says Christine can't go easy on him since he's an adult; they're looking at maximum jail time. Michael wants to cut a deal for Fen to go to rehab. Fen sneers about spending time with junkies. Lauren goes on about Carmine giving him drugs. Fen says he didn't; it was a lie. He says he's no better than Carmine, but his parents say that's not true. Michael vows to convince Christine that rehab is best. Paul says Fen has to spend the night in lock-up. Fen apologizes for letting them down. Hugging ensues.
At the station, Lauren asks Paul about Carmine. Paul tells her, Kevin, and Michael there is still no sign of him. Michael then announces that he's being set free. Paul explains that there is no longer any security footage. They look at Kevin. Everything's been thrown out for lack of evidence. Paul warns Kevin this stuff must never happen again. Lauren wants to see Phyllis. Michael wants to go home. Fen appears and hugs him. Michael tells Fen his behavior's been unacceptable. Fen agrees; drugs aren't the answer - he spoke to a counselor today. Michael and Lauren are pleased. Fen leaves to see Summer.
At home, Lauren kisses Michael, who doesn't want to go too fast. Lauren says they've lost too much time already. She asks him to make her feel safe. They make love. After, they profess their love for each other.
In a little room, Carmine thinks about Lauren and says he'll never let her go.
Michael bursts into the cabin and hollers at Carmine to get away from Lauren. He knocks him to the floor. Carmine then gets up and knocks Michael out. He goes back to Lauren and Michael rises up again and hits Carmine with a fireplace poker. He reassures a sobbing Lauren, who tells him how she wound up there.
At the station, Paul wonders where Michael went. Kevin heads for the door. "I'll check my place." Paul stops him. He knows Kevin let him out and knows where he went. He warns Michael would do anything to protect Lauren. Kevin argues that going by the book wouldn't save Lauren. "Michael will handle Carmine." Paul asks how it will help for Michael to wind up in prison.
Paul kicks the cabin door open and asks Michael what he was thinking. He was thinking he needed to save his wife. Michael tells Paul to lock 'him' up and throw away the key. Paul asks, "Who?" Lauren gasps. Carmine is gone.
Back at the station, Paul tells Kevin to take Lauren home. Kevin asks about Carmine. Michael says he got away.
In the cabin, Lauren tells Carmine how much he means to her and asks him to cut her loose so she can show him. He doesn't trust her. She says she had to fight for her family and keeps trying to talk him around. He says it's not going to work. Lauren asks him again to untie her so she can hold him. He kisses her. Lauren tells him she wants to touch him. He unties her and they kiss again. She reaches for the knife. He sees, but she manages to stab his arm, but trips trying to escape. He hollers if she wants to get rough, they will. He ties her to the bed and gags her.
At the station, Paul advises Michael not to handle his own case. Michael's just worried about being kept there. Paul warns Christine can't appear to go easy on the former D.A. Jill arrives, concerned about Lauren. Paul gets a call that the arraignment is set. Michael explains to Jill that he needs someone to represent him. Michael wants Jill to support Lauren. Paul leaves, saying someone was hurt at the gala. Michael and Jill discuss Fen's drug use. Jill can relate to your child trying to self-destruct. She decides to call Fen, but he doesn't answer. She'll try again later. Michael thanks her. Jill leaves to wait for Lauren at home.
At the cabin, Lauren rants at Carmine for luring her there. She wants Fen's phone back. She lashes out about Michael being in jail. Carmine says he's a lover not a fighter. He offers to drop the charges for one more hour with her - just talking. She agrees but he's upset when she acts cold. Lauren says she had no idea he felt deeply - she will never return his feelings. Carmine says his words aren't convincing her and pulls her into a kiss. He won't let her leave and says he now wants more than an hour. Lauren picks up her ringing phone and he snatches it. He'll have to make sure she doesn't do that again. Carmine ties her to the chair. He knows it's his last chance, so she can't leave.
At Boulevard, Billy fires Carmine because there have been too many confrontations. Carmine says he has bigger plans for himself and leaves. Billy listens to Nikki's message inviting him to the gala. Melanie arrives. Billy suggests she charge Adam with sexual harassment. She thinks she can support such a claim, but is worried it would prevent her from getting hired elsewhere. She wonders how it would benefit Billy. He explains Victoria's a Newman and he needs a big gesture. Billy talks Melanie into it.
Lauren visits Michael at the station. She tells him Carmine said he would drop all charges if he could have one more night with her. They talk about the video and why it would be upsetting for her to pursue charges. They discuss Fen's drug use. Michael thinks he sees them as a solution. He worries about getting out of there. He's afraid of what Carmine might do.
Still at the station, Lauren gets a text from Fen saying he's in trouble and needs her. She asks where he is...
Lauren arrives at a cabin calling out for Fen. Carmine appears. She realizes he sent the text and smacks him.
Fen and Raven enter the coffee house patio. They're hallucinating and laughing.