Phyllis Summers (Michelle Stafford) is a popular character The young and the restless. The former vixen-turned-heroine is as famous for her red hair as her fiery temper. Phyllis’ blood boils these days thanks to her old adversary, Diane Jenkins (Susan Walters).
Phyllis Summers and Diane Jenkins Renew Their Rivalry on ‘The Young and the Restless’
Phyllis vs Diane is one of the most famous feuds in The young and the restless Story. Their rivalry began in 2001 when Diane interfered in the marriage of Phyllis and Jack Abbott (Peter Bergman). Diane used her son Kyle Abbott (Michael Mealor) in hopes of reuniting with Jack, but her plan backfired.
When Diane was killed in 2011, Phyllis and everyone else in Genoa City thought that was the last time they saw her. Earlier this year, however, Diane miraculously returned from the dead. Diane is back in town looking for a fresh start to compensate for the pain she has caused others. Still, Phyllis doesn’t buy the good girl nude.
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The Young and the Restless fans are finding Phyllis Summers too obsessed with Diane Jenkins
Diane quickly threads her way back into Jack and Kyle’s life, much to Phyllis’ chagrin. As if that wasn’t bad enough, Phyllis’ daughter Summer Newman (Allison Lanier) is also in the thick of it. While doubting Diane, Summer supports Kyle’s decision to reconnect with his mother.
Any movement infuriates Diane Phyllis. After Phyllis learned that Kyle had hired Diane at Marchetti, a seal burst. The redhead is more determined than ever to bring down her enemy.
While Phyllis and Diane’s feud brings drama, The young and the restless Fans are fed up. On one Reddit Thread, users called out Phyllis’ obsession and said she needs to let it go.
“Your hatred and lack of impulse control for Diane is getting so old. She’s so full of poison; that’s all she is now. It’s like she has no confidence and lets all her buttons be pushed,” one fan wrote.
“She’s having a nervous breakdown and needs to be taken away. Her obsession is over the top,” chimed in another commenter.
“I’m not really a Diane fan but if you hate someone that much just stay away from them,” exclaimed one viewer.
What happens next in their feud?
Phyllis and Diane’s feud is just beginning The young and the restless. This time, Phyllis has help with her plan to bring Diane down. Along with Nikki Newman (Melody Thomas Scott) and Ashley Abbott (Eileen Davidson), the women hope to drive Diane out of town.
While Phyllis and Nikki are confident in their plan, Ashley worries that her conspiracy could affect Jabot and Marchetti’s merger. With Ashley potentially out, it’s up to Phyllis and Nikki to go ahead with their plan. Her main focus is digging into Diane’s past and uncovering her dirty little secrets.
Phyllis is confident that she and Nikk will win their fight against Diane. This time, however, they might not be lucky. There is speculation that their plan will backfire and Phyllis’ relationships with Jack and Summer will suffer as a result.
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