Nikki Newman is back on "The Young and the Restless." Fans anxiously waited weeks for her return. No one had any idea she would come back in such a mess. She has a brand new outlook on life that involves a few drinks too many. Nikki has no idea whether she is coming or going. Deacon has conned Nikki into marrying him. It didn't take too much persuasion because under the influence of alcohol, Nikki will do just about anything.
Over the years fans have watch Victor and Nikki break up and get back together more times than they can keep track. The love between the two has always been strong, but it doesn't seem strong enough to keep the two together. It was no shock that she would marry Deacon to protect Victoria. Nikki would do just about anything for Victor and their children. If there is one thing that can be said about Nikki, it is she sure is no saint.
Nikki has done some outrageous things, from sleeping with Victor's worst enemy, Jack Abbot, to hitting the bottle and blacking out. Victor gets disgusted with Nikki's actions, yet he always find his way right back to her bed. No matter how many men Nikki sleeps with, she finds her way back to Victor as well.
One thing is for sure: Nikki will not remain at her lowest for too long. Something will make her snap back into reality. She has been down the booze path of destruction before and she came back on top. Nikki is one of the oldest icons of the show. Her love for Katherine Chancellor is that like a mother and daughter. Mrs. Chancellor has always helped Nikki get through rough spots in her life. Fans will have to keep watching to find out who or what pulls Nikki out the life of an alcoholic.
- Nikki Newman