‘The Young and the Restless’: Victoria Gives Ashland a Second Chance

The Young and the Restless character Victoria Newman (Amelia Heinle) knows a thing or two about drama. As the daughter of Victor and Nikki Newman (Eric Braeden and Melody Thomas Scott), Victoria’s life has been filled with turmoil. Most of the chaos stems from her love life, which will be more complicated as she contemplates a romantic reunion.

'The Young and the Restless' actor Amelia Heinle wearing a burgundy dress and posing in front of an ocean backdrop.
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Victoria Newman contemplates reuniting with Ashland Locke on ‘The Young and the Restless’

Once again, Victoria’s fairy tale life has come crashing down on The Young and the Restless. She thought she found happiness with Ashland Locke (Robert Newman), who swept her off her feet. However, Ashland dropped a bombshell early in their relationship. The businessman revealed he was dying and wanted to spend his remaining time with Victoria.

The couple wed in an elegant Tuscany ceremony with Genoa City’s elite in attendance. Yet, the pair is headed for divorce, thanks to Ashland’s lies. After learning that her husband faked his illness, a distraught Victoria contemplates her next move.

While it appears she’ll kick Ashland to the curb, according to Soaps.com, Victoria will stun her family with a shocking revelation. The revelation will have something to do with her estranged husband, who she may reunite with.

The Newmans oppose the couple’s reunion

Victoria staying with Ashland will be a huge shock to everyone on The Young and the Restless. Ashland’s shown he’s nothing but a con artist, whose only after one thing. The suave schemer managed to get by with lying to Victoria before. After discovering he lied about his identity and forged a deceased woman’s will, she stuck by him.

Yet, Ashland lying about being sick and dying went too far. The Newman Enterprises CEO was in disbelief over her husband’s latest revelation. A part of Victoria didn’t want to believe it, yet Victor had the proof.

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As Victoria processes the next step in her life, her family will rally around her. They believe the best thing to do is remove Ashland from their lives. Yet, it’s going to be harder than they realize. With Victoria contemplating a reunion with Ashland, Victor, Nikki, and the rest of the family will try to knock some sense into her.

However, as fans know, she follows it through when Victoria sets her mind to something.

The motive for reuniting with Ashland Locke

Victoria and Ashland’s reunion is generating a lot of attention in The Young and the Restless community. Fans are speculating on the reason for Victoria staying with Ashland. One theory is that deep down; she still loves him. 

The two have worked hard to build a life and business empire together, and she doesn’t want it to fall apart. While Ashland has lied to her repeatedly, she’s not ready to throw in the towel. She believes they will be able to work out their problems.

Another theory is that Victoria is somehow playing Ashland. Victoria came out looking like a fool, and she wants payback. Ashland may think he has the upper hand, but Victoria’s learned a few tricks from her dad. She’ll trick Ashland into letting his guard down and take him for everything he’s worth.

But how far is she willing to go to get her revenge.

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