Steffy may be married to Liam on THE BOLD & THE BEAUTIFUL, but the chemistry between her and Bill has exploded again! That’s right, we said again. Newer viewers of B&B might not realize that these two have quite a history together, and while BIll and Steffy's relationship was never consummated originally, the sparks between portrayers Don Diamont and Jacqueline MacInnes Wood earned a legion of devoted fans who would love nothing more than to see them as a power couple on the soap!
After failed relationships with Marcus and Rick, Steffy failed to seduce Owen away from Jackie, and soon found herself intrigued with Bill, who had just acquired Forrester Creations. Steffy got herself promoted to head of public relations and made a move on Bill. Although he was engaged to Katie, Bill didn’t seem to mind Steffy’s attentions. However, Steffy definitely minded when Bill made Katie his wife… and CEO of Forrester!
Steffy didn’t have to work too hard to seduce Bill! (Photo Credit: sean smith/jpistudios.com)
After Katie gave her sisters, Brooke and Donna, leadership positions in the company, Steffy decided to get the company back in Forrester hands. She plotted to seduce Bill, but instead of sleeping with him, Steffy used the opportunity to swipe Katie’s engagement ring from their bedroom. Threatening to tell Katie how she got her hands on the ring, Steffy forced Bill to sign the company back over to her.
Later, Steffy returned from Paris and again tried to pursue a relationship with Bill. And after he nearly killed Amber by driving her off of a cliff, Steffy agreed to keep his attempted murder a secret. As their feelings for each other grew stronger, Bill told Steffy he would leave Katie for her, but that plan hit a snag when Katie learned of his deception and had a heart attack. Bill couldn’t leave his ailing wife, and after Steffy slipped and nearly drowned in her bathtub, she was rescued by Liam, which reignited her feelings for Bill’s son.
Bill and Steffy are getting closer again… (Photo Credit: Howard Wise/jpistudios.com)
Currently, Steffy is married to Liam, who is at war with Bill over his treatment of Spectra Fashions. But as she was attempting to broker peace between the two men in her life, it reminded Bill of why he was drawn to her in the first place. After Steffy learned that Liam had shared a kiss with Sally, she walked out on her husband and Bill was there to intercept her. What started as a shoulder to cry on became something so much more and the two finally slept together! Now Liam and Bill will really have something to fight over, so stay tuned as this storyline continues!
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