The prodigal sister has returned to THE BOLD & THE BEAUTIFUL once more, but newer viewers may be asking themselves who is Donna Logan? The character was introduced back in 1987 when B&B began airing, and was originally played by Carrie Mitchum. However, when the character came home in 2006, Jennifer Gareis had taken over the role. And now that she’s back again, let us fill you in on her entire scandalous history!
Back in the ‘80s, Donna worried about her younger sister, Katie, and tried to set her up with Rocco Carner. But Rocco was more interested in Donna, though they were never able to make it work. After being hired as a model, Donna was persuaded to pose nude for a European magazine. Bill Spencer Sr. published the photos in an American mag, and a furious Donna arranged to print nude photos of Bill as revenge! After a failed relationship with Thorne, Donna moved away to San Francisco.
”Can I interest you in a different Logan sister?” (Photo Credit: Aaron Mongomery/jpistudios.com)
When Donna returned to Los Angeles in 2006, she tried to reunite Brooke with Ridge, but when that didn't work, she went after the guy herself! Unfortunately, nobody could replace Brooke in Ridge’s heart, so Donna then reunited with Thorne and they became engaged. But that fell apart when Katie revealed Donna had only gone back to him to spite Ridge. Next, she became involved with Eric, who eventually divorced Stephanie to be with her! Pam was enraged that Eric had dumped her sister, and plotted against them, but Eric later made Donna his wife!
Pam wasn’t very sweet on Donna and tried to get a bear to eat her! (Photo Credit: Aaron Mongomery/jpistudios.com)
Thorne, Ridge, and Felicia didn’t approve of Donna and tried to force her out of Forrester Creations. Felicia later revealed that Donna had given up a baby when she was 18, and it turned out that child was new Forrester employee Marcus Walton! But the siblings were shocked when Eric defended Donna and adopted Marcus as his son! After Eric suffered a heart attack, Felicia helped him reunite with Stephanie, but it was short-lived and he eventually reunited with Donna.
Father, meet son! (Photo Credit: sean smith/jpistudios)
After Donna ran into her old high school sweetheart, Justin Barber, she confided to Katie that he was Marcus’ father. Although Donna tried to keep the truth quiet, Justin soon discovered the truth and demanded that Donna let him know his son. After divorcing Eric, Donna rekindled things with Justin and they later married. Unfortunately, the union only lasted a few months. She then moved on to Nick, but that didn’t last long as she discovered he had been stealing Forrester designs.
Donna comforted Eric after Stephanie’s death and found herself caught between her sisters when Bill left Katie for Brooke. She also briefly became rivals with Quinn when they both competed for Eric’s affection. In 2015, Donna left to live with her father, Stephen, in Dallas but returned home occasionally for special events like weddings and holiday family gatherings. Now that Donna is back home to stay, there is plenty of family drama for her to become involved in. And perhaps a rekindled romance with the also newly-returned Thorne? Stay tuned to find out!
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