So Hope thinks it’s okay as long as Ridge doesn’t know

BBfanforever, 8/6/2022, 10:44AM(49 days ago) @q

I honestly don't remember that, I will try to look it up. But even if she already suspected that Steffy wouldn't like it, this doesn't make her sneaky or means she wormed her way into a company founded by the family of the man she had been calling dad for years and of her three siblings. Everyone in the family but Steffy loved having her there. Plus, it's not like Steffy was already CEO at that time and Hope begged a lower ranked executive to hire her behind Steffy's back. She got that internship fair and square.

If Hope had been upfront and ask Ridge first I would agree.
She didn’t want to take the risk Ridge would ask Steffy if it bother her

So the fact that an internship at FC meant she could work side by side with her mom, her dad, her brother and her aunts and learn a lot about fashion had nothing to do with her desire to get that internship, it was all about wanting to stick it to Steffy because she was envious of her? Seriously? Nothing in the narrative ever suggested anything like that. It's just a myth that was made up to justify Steffy's bullying of Hope in that storyline.
Treating Hope like a daughter and having her call him dad was Ridge's own decision when Hope was still a toddler! So how could Hope have been envious and wanted Ridge to play her dad when he had already been her dad for more than a decade before she even started working at FC? Steffy was clearly the envious one in this storyline, unable to accept that Hope had her own line while she didn't, that Hope had a boyfriend while she didn't, that she was the one who had to follow Hope's orders while doing PR for HFTF instead of being the one to order Hope around and that she could only spend time with her dad at work while Hope could see him at home and at work.
I can even understand that Steffy felt treated unfairly. But life isn't always fair, and being treated unfairly doesn't give you a free pass to bully the person that has everything you want for yourself, especially when that person was just lucky to be in the right place at the right time and never did anything underhanded to get there.

You don’t have to accept unfairness. And again Hope IMO started the provocation and couldn’t handle the result

And Hope wanting to get married in the Forrester mansion has nothing to do with the storyline in 2010 that my post was about.

I see the big picture : Hope wanted to be equal to Steffy in the family. She’s not. She’s an in law.

Hope was handed a job she didn’t deserve and wasn’t smart enough to realise she didn’t come with the concept …
I like bright witty people She’s not
No education no talent no brain no guts
Typically the kind of people I despise

She was naive. But if she wasn't bright and had no brain, she wouldn't have got that scholarship for an Ivy League college on the East Coast. And if she wasn't talented, HFTF would never have created so much buzz. Not everyone could successfully have pulled off the job of a spokesmodel just like that, without any kind of experience, especially when she hadn't even come up with the concept herself. And if you do such a good job, then you fully deserve that position too, even without any prior achievements.

Debatable … Hope later almost drive the line to the ground. Only Caroline’s talent save it.
The line has success bc of the designs not bc Hope bragged she was perfect and promote virginity until marriage while banging Steffy’s husband popping pills to proceed
She then became a PR nightmare

Hope GLOATED she had Ridge at home …

Never happened. All she did was ask Steffy if she was really that jealous that "dad chose my family over yours" (meaning Brooke over Taylor, not herself over Steffy) after Steffy had just played a mean girl prank on her for no apparent reason. There was no gloating at all. She even expressed empathy in the next sentence by telling Steffy "I know it hurts, okay?". But Steffy only responded by tearing into her for calling Ridge dad.

What a crock … this was obviously words to HURT and. phony concern

I don't think the mere fact that Hope wanted that internship even though she knew her stepsister wouldn't be happy about it meant she was starting a war. On the contrary, she saw this as a chance to prove herself to Steffy and improve their relationship. No one knew how deep Steffy's issues really were. There was every reason to believe she would deal with her new coworker professionally like the adult she was instead of acting like a high-school girl even younger than Hope.

Still … Hope knew Steffy wouldn’t like it so too bad if she couldn’t stand the effects

Hope and Steffy are stepsisters who also share a biological brother. They were even raised in the same household for years. They are family, no matter how much you hate that fact.

NO. The Twins were gone to boarding school the only year Bridge were married and living together then Taylor returned. Before that Bridge were on and off and not living together. Steffy and Hope didn’t live as sisters in their youth.

And Brooke already had Forrester kids before Hope was born, so even if Brooke had never been with another Forrester in Hope's life, Hope would still have a connection to this family.

A connection isn’t being family
Hope wanted to be equal to Steffy in the Forrester family. She’s not.

The first thing Taylor did when she got back after being tired of hanging around Omar was send the kids off to boarding school in Europe.

Nope. They were already there when Taylor returned, not living with Bridge

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