Kristen tells Tony that she belongs at his side and she's not going to let him push her away. Tony protests, but Kristen grabs him and kisses him. Tony pulls away, but Kristen insists that Tony is a part of her and that will never change. He can't stop her from loving him. Kristen puts her arms around Tony and promises that she's there for him. As Brooke models the latest lingerie for Ridge, a distraught Taylor confides in Eric. Stephanie returns from her trip relaxed and happy to be home. She senses something is amiss and reminds Eric that he promised he wouldn't protect her from the truth anymore. Eric admits that the problem is Brooke. Taylor tells Stephanie that she lost it with Brooke, but had no choice because her family has been threatened. Brooke wants Ridge and has declared that she'll do anything to get him. Eric thinks Brooke is on the rebound, but Taylor insists that she is on a mission. Stephanie promises Taylor that they won't let Brooke do this. She tells Taylor to take care of her children, and she'll take care of Brooke. Ridge informs Brooke that he heard about the ad campaign and he wants her to forget about it. When Ridge gets word that Stephanie is on her way to Brooke's office, he is certain that the situation is going to become worse. Stephanie orders Brooke to stay away from Ridge, but Brooke assures her that there's nothing she can do to stop her.