Young And The Restless spoilers predict Ashland Locke (Richard Burgi) irks Nikki Newman's (Melody Thomas Scott). Nikki is very protective of her daughter, Victoria Newman (Amelia Heinle). When Ashland's unsavory past came to light, Nikki encouraged Victoria to put off the wedding.
Yet, Victoria stuck with her decision and became Mrs. Locke. Since then, Nikki has accepted Ashland into the Newman family. The Newman matriarch rejoiced with Victoria and Ashland when his medical condition appeared to improve. However, Ashland's recent business move rubbed Nikki the wrong way.
Nikki caught Ashland making personnel changes without informing Victoria. That earned Ashland a scolding from the Newman COO. Nikki may be even more perturbed by her son-in-law in the upcoming weeks.
Y&R spoilers for the week of January 24 to 28 reveal a battle will be brewing between Newman-Locke and Newman Media. Ashland is enabling Victoria's ruthless grab of Newman Media. Does Locke have an agenda? Nikki will be watching Ashland closely on The Young And The Restless.
Young and the Restless: Ashland Lands on Nikki's Bad Side?
Victor Newman (Eric Braeden) will learn some unsettling information about Ashland. The Mustache will have Michael Baldwin (Christian Leblanc) investigate.
Y&R spoilers of January tease Ashland still have secrets that will come to light. Nikki will not be happy if Victoria is devasted by whatever her husband is hiding.
Victoria's mother certainly will not like Ashland encouraging conflict among the Newmans. Nikki will likely be caught in the middle of the Newman drama.
Y&R spoilers for the week of January 24 to 28 divulge that Nikki will issue a stern warning to someone. Is it possible that Ashland will end up on Nikki's bad side?
Maybe she catches the Locke-Ness monster-making business moves without Victoria's knowledge. Or perhaps Nikki does not like Ashland's role in the battle brewing between the Newmans on Young And The Restless.
Are Ashland's Days Numbered on Y&R?
Just like Nikki is protective of her loved ones, Victor is protective of his legacy. Y&R spoilers for the upcoming week suggest that Victor wants to solidify all things Newman and drop the name Locke from the company name.
Further spoilers suggest a clash between the powerful moguls is brewing. Nikki is not afraid to call out Victor when he is wrong. Yet she might be on team Victor in a battle against Ashland.
Now that Ashland's prognosis is improving, he may have changed his mind about merging his name with the Newmans. Perhaps his plan was always to steal Victor's empire.
Certainly, Victor would not give up his life's work without a fight. Also, Ashland would have to contend with Nikki. Ashland may not get away with much under Nikki's watchful eye. Between Victor and Nikki, Ashland may leave town with his tail between his legs on Y&R.