Bridget confronts Deacon with everything she knows. She throws his clothes and belongings into a pile and orders him to get out. Bridget tells Deacon that he has no taste, no style, no class, and she cant wait to get him out of her life. She gathers up his things and heads outside. Deacon is stunned when she puts his clothes in a barrel, pours his bourbon over them, and ignites them. When they see fireworks, Bridget reminds him its the fourth of July, and shes celebrating her independence – from him. Thorne confesses to Eric that hes worried about Brooke. Eric isnt happy to hear about Deacons plan to take Bridget on a publicity tour around the world. Thorne assures Eric that its just a matter of time until Bridget sees Deacon for who he really is. Stephanie lets Brooke and the baby stay in the guest house until shes ready to face her family. Stephanie notes to Brooke that the baby needs her more than anyone ever has. Brooke needs to build a new life for the babys sake, and Stephanies going to help her. Stephanie points out to Brooke that Deacon cant offer her daughter anything but scandal and shame, but Brooke refuses to cut Deacon out of her life.