Amber tells Rick that Ridge is jealous of their youth and potential. Rick admits he wouldnt have fought Ridge if Amber hadnt opened his eyes to what Ridge was up to. Amber asks Rick if hell show the design shes working on to Brooke. Whip realizes that hes walking off with Deacons life and theres nothing he can do about it. Deacon says that Whip is insane for thinking he and Brooke were involved and asks Brooke where she finds these people. Deacon threatens to sue Whip for slander if he starts spreading rumors. Whip advises Brooke to end the whole discussion by telling him who the father really is. Deacon plays along and requests that Brooke reveal the real father or hell tell Bridget the truth about Whip. Brooke warns Deacon and Whip that either they go along with the program or they can stand in the unemployment line together. Bridget confesses to Eric that shes gotten through Brookes latest scandal thanks to Deacons support. Eric admits that he still doesnt trust Deacon and worries about Bridgets dependence on him. Bridget tells Eric that theres something weird about Brookes relationship with Whip, and shes going to find out what it is. Ridge sees Ambers sketch and says that her scribblings will never see the light of day. Whip tries to convince Brooke that hes not the enemy. Hes just asking for a little support and appreciation. When hes gone, Brooke and Deacon worry that Whip knows the truth and its apparent that he plans to blackmail her.