Considering that Gloria was once Jack’s despised stepmother on The Young and the Restless (YR), this torrid turn in their relationship is pretty shocking – and yet is it really?
After all, it’s a fine line between love and hate. We all know that Jack’s hated his stepmother before and bedded her – but back then her name was Jill (Jess Walton).
At least this time his father isn’t alive, so he won’t feel utterly betrayed.
So, is this a simple case of acting out (is one ever too old to do that?!) because his life fell apart after Phyllis (Gina Tognoni) cheated on him with his brother? Who cares what the reason is because the result is getting to see Peter Bergman’s Jack finally have a little fun in his life.
And seriously, who is more of a guilty pleasure than Judith Chapman’s Gloria? These two masterful actors look to be having the time of their lives while their characters get a new lease on life.
Let’s face it – the mortified reaction of Ashley (Eileen Davidson) alone, upon learning her brother was bedding her former stepmonster, was worth the price of admission. But, this is so much more now that it’s being allowed to time to play out.
So, where can this unbelievable “relationship” possibly lead? At first, it seemed to just be the semi-random hookup of two drunk individuals with a volatile history, but now the two have developed a bond where they seem to be learning to appreciate each other and offer support.
Gloria was shocked that she was able to confide in Jack and he actually listened. He also stood up for her against his sister. These are two extremely powerful developments that haven’t been lost on either …continue reading on the next page —>