Brooke finally confirms that she is marrying Whip, who insists that he is saving Brooke, Deacon and their baby from a scandal. Deacon gets Brooke alone and implores her not to marry Whip. Brooke insists that she has to do whats right and asks him to leave. Sally informs Ridge that Brooke is the reason she sold him the company, and she wants her destroyed. Ridge hears about Brookes wedding plans and admits to Sally that it doesnt add up. Stephanie is surprised by Brookes plans to marry Whip, but Bridget assures her that, after all the scandals, this is just what Brooke needs. Stephanie promises Bridget that shell support the marriage from the minute they take their vows. Bridget admits to Deacon how important it is to her to see her mother happy. Stephanie confronts Brooke about her plans and realizes that Brooke is about to marry a man she doesnt love.