With One Shocking Reveal, Days of Our Lives May Be Setting the Stage for a Feud to Rival Sami and Nicole’s
We may have just witnessed the birth of a rivalry for the ages.
What is it about Days of Our Lives‘ DiMera men that cause the ladies to go wild? Actually, we could probably think of a few things that’d do that. Have you looked at them?
But clearly, despite how horrible EJ’s treated them, something’s kept Nicole and Sami going back to him and to tearing each other apart in the process. And now it looks like Ava and Gabi may be about to head down the same path with Jake!
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With these two ladies, though, that path may be even more wild than EJ’s loves.
Gabi just convinced Rafe to help her get her hands on some dirt to take Ava down. He may be constrained by the law, but she sure as heck isn’t. And we’re hardly surprised that this is the direction Gabi’s taking after her reaction to finding Ava in Jake’s bed. She went over to make nice with her DiMera beau only to find the woman who framed Rafe shacking up with Jake? Unacceptable.
Plus, much like Nicole and Sami, Ava clearly delighted in tweaking Gabi’s nose over the whole situation. And that’s something she pointed out to Rafe when he suggested she was just doing what she usually does and making everything about her!
If it was anyone else but Gabi, they’d feel the sharp sting of jealousy, sure, but then they’d probably pull back and handle this a bit more maturely. Rafe’s little sis, though, just had a conversation with Gwen last week about how they’re both prone to overreacting to situations and making poor choices in retaliation.
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Ava seems destined to start something for real with Jake. Judging by her delight at upsetting Gabi, there’s probably a 50/50 chance Ava would sleep with him just to tick her off. Plus, after that little massage session, is there anyone with the slightest bit of doubt that they’re going to be getting far more handsy in the near future?
But whether they do or not, she’s already set herself in Gabi’s sights. And if Jake’s ex does act out, that, in turn would cause Revenge Queen Ava to hit right back.
Does Gabi have a leg to stand on? Not even remotely. And that’s why she may just be the perfect foil for Ava. Rafe’s a cop. No matter how sure he is that Ava set him up, he’s not going to do anything unless he can dig up some solid proof. But now that some of that tenuous proof is in the hands of his far less scrupulous sis… all bets are off.
Gabi’s well versed in lying, conning and manipulating to get what she wants. Blackmail, setting people up, she does it all, just like Ava. And while the Vitali mob princess may have loads of illicit ties, right now, Gabi’s running the empire of Salem’s late, great supervillain, Stefano DiMera.
Gabi’s got the resources, the temperament and the skills to do whatever needs to be done to take Ava down for both herself and her brother. But even if she does, we’re pretty sure that anything short of Ava’s death will just be the start of many years of misery to come. And where those two are concerned, Salem itself might not be able to survive their battles.
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<p>What had poor Jenny ever done to snobbish Liza? She’d simply radiated a quantity of decency that teenage dream Greg couldn’t resist.</p>
<p>Filed under “It goes without saying” is the fact that there was no love lost between Salem’s sweetheart (then Melissa Reeves) and the strumpet who seduced both her son and husband.</p>
<p>So nasty was Genoa City’s original Mean Girl that she didn’t just go after sweet Traci’s crush Danny, she stole her high-school-yearbook pose, too. Bee-yotch!</p>
<p>When it comes to feuding — and it inevitably does — these two never choke. Well, unless you mean like this, in which case, yeah, they choke a lot.</p>
<p>If ever you overhear Summer’s tormentor and her mother talking about having drinks and chilling, run for cover — <em>this</em> is what they mean.</p>
<p>From the moment Josh’s “late” wife rose from the grave, his new missus did everything in her power to make us wish she’d stayed six feet under.</p>
<p>We couldn’t even risk putting these two together for a photo, not knowing how intense is the animosity stemming from their years of brawling over Bo.</p>
<p>A classic case of “like mothers, like daughters,” the stepsisters have been following in Taylor and Brooke’s footsteps for years, fighting over a guy that they’d <span style="text-decoration: line-through">probably</span> both be better off without!</p>
<p>What’s that expression on Viki’s face? That’s her realizing that she’d been wrong for years: In fact, she <em>could</em> hate her wicked stepmother more. And at that moment she did.</p>
<p>What the hell — and we <em>do</em> mean hell — did these formidable foes talk about when they found themselves at the same bar at the same time? Nothing much, just… ahem, <em>diss</em> and that.</p>
<p>Jack and Jennifer’s daughter welcomed to the family her new half sister the only way one really could after the vixen seduced her husband and wrecked her parents’ marriage.</p>
<p>“Competitive” doesn’t even <em>begin</em> to cover the dynamic between these perpetual romantic rivals. Erica couldn’t so much as let Brooke peek in the mirror without vying for face time!</p>
<p>If looks could kill, Ridge’s most frequent wife would’ve made damn sure that one of those times his favorite ex “died,” she’d <em>stayed</em> dead.</p>
<p>Ever since the redhead became Nick’s “other woman” way back when, she and his first wife have made it their mission to one-shtup each other.</p>
<p>Like any other sisters, these two probably could have been taught to share. Except that they were both so dang possessive of Austin.</p>
<p>Portraits of determination, Finn’s bride and biological <span style="text-decoration: line-through">monster</span> mother have proven to be as unwilling to lose their war with one another as they are this staring contest.</p>
<p>Know how you can tell that this is a behind-the-scenes shot? On screen, you’d never in a million <em>years</em> catch the hell-on-wheels homewrecker this close to the Cricket that so bugs her. Unless, that is, she’s moving in for a slap.</p>
<p>Thank goodness Jason’s exes eventually buried the hatchet, ’cause you <em>know</em> a feud has gotten out of hand when one of its participants is standing by and letting the other’s child get kidnapped.</p>
<p>Do we have to tell you that Kristen (then Eileen Davidson) didn’t like losing John to his true love, or… What’s that? The picture said all that needs to be said? Yeah, we thought so, too.</p>
<p>Their loathing of one another is so great, flowers wilt in their presence. (Note: The ones behind them in this picture were obviously fake, or they’d be toast.)</p>
<p>And you thought <em>you</em> had a bad relationship with your mother-in-law! (Then again, you probably didn’t marry both of your mother-in-law’s sons as well as her husband. Twice.)</p>
<p>No wings required: Fur flies anytime Sonny’s moll gets within hissing distance of his babymama. Well, this one in particular. (Sonny has a <em>lot</em> of babymamas.)</p>
<p>As thorny as the frenemies’ relationship tended to be, if either of them ever decided to send the other one flowers, you could bet that this was going to be the means of delivery.</p>
<p>Something you’ll never hear these two slap-happy nemeses say: Hit me with your best shot. They’ve smacked each other so often, it’s a wonder they still have any cheek left!</p>
<p>After the former let the latter’s daughter plunge to her death, and the latter let the former mourn the “death” of her husband, Webster’s started scrambling for a new, more colorful word for “hatred.”</p>
<p>So epic were the brawls between the man-stealing baby-swapper and her favorite victim, they took the duo from their original soap all the way to <em>The Bold and the Beautiful.</em></p>
<p>Ironic that in the end, the Forrester matriarch came to regard as a daughter the mantrap that she’d long called the Slut From the Valley. That <em>had</em> to sting, right, Felicia?</p>
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