Head writer Josh Griffith stated that he "adores" Walton, saying that he's "always thought Jill was an integral character to the show". They got a fire going while Neil and Devon worked to free Hilary. Thus, Katherine's claim about her true identity was bolstered and it was conclusively proven that Jill was not Katherine's biological daughter after all. Knowing she was dying, Liz told Snapper the truth about Jill's birth family.  Jill is known for infidelity, Nekeeta Borden of Zap2it noted that she has slept with Katherine's husbands and had an affair with Jack Abbott (Peter Bergman) while she was married to his own father, John Abbott (Jerry Doulgas). She has two adoptive brothers, Snapper and Greg, and one half sister, Lauren Fenmore . In 2008, Katherine retires as CEO of Chancellor Industries and made Jill her successor. WebJill is the birth daughter of Neil Fenmore and Unknown woman. Additionally, he described Jill as a "two-timing, self-absorbed, vindictive little witch" who fans always sympathize with. On this Wikipedia the language links are at the top of the page across from the article title. Her suspicions about Cane continued to grow and she eventually ordered the exhumation of Phillip's body for genetic testing. WebShe was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan to her father Frank Walton, and her mother. His drinking led him to engage in a one night stand with Nina Webster. It used to be, This month I like her this month I hate her. Now, it's more from moment to moment. " Nekeeta Borden of Zap2it noted: "The redhead told Jill in no uncertain terms that she intended to keep her father's memory, and only child status, firmly intact and had no interest in a close relationship. That's why she is in such pain and why she is drinking. Liz Henderson Foster was the matriarch of The Foster family. Colin eventually came to clean to Jill, and she agreed to help him. She always could handle Jill." Ms. Dickson has worked with Bob Hope, singing and dancing in his 1971 Christmas Show. Cane called Jill's cell to plead with her to stop the wedding but to no avail.  She later clarified her departure as having to do with "family and this economy". Give him Hamilton-Winters back and deal with it.  Former head writer Kay Alden called her affair with Jack "massive" and it was "devastating to both of them" when it broke up her marriage to John. Jill Abbott is a fictional character from the American CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless. Jill eventually remarried when she wed John Abbott (Jerry Douglas), another much older, wealthy man and she had his son, Billy Abbott (Jason Thompson). The man bore a startling resemblance to the supposedly deceased Phillip Chancellor III. Naturally, hes related to Katherine Chancellor (Jeanne Cooper) who is his great-grandmother. Additionally, Walton described Jill's business as the "core of the whole character", stating: "Jill is really a part of me this is a unique job in that part of me does live as Jill, and I know Jill is a very savvy businesswoman. Jill evicted Katherine who then found a legal loophole which resulted in Katherine and Jill being forced to live at the Estate together. She always shoved any feeling of love down. After Colin's lies are exposed, Jill locks him in the attic and refuses to let him out until he owns up to his lies, which he eventually does and they patch things up. The real culprit was SvenPetersen, a masseur at the Genoa City Hotel. Phillip later died in a car crash while he was driving under the influence (or so it was believed at the time). However, the meaning of the music box remains unknown to everyone. In September 2007, Ji Min Kim was murdered before he could marry Jill. Enclosed with a note, Katherine left them there for Jill to find before her death as they are worth a significant amount. And the crew is like: 'Good! To confuse us, the show has thrown out this budding friendship as if it never happened. WebSince their introduction in 1973, the family has mainly been represented by Katherine Chancellor ( Jeanne Cooper) and her feud with her husband Phillip II ( Donnelly Rhodes )'s young mistress Jill Foster ( Jess Walton ). Jill continued to deny it and even insulted Larry. WebIn June 2010, when Jill's adoptive mother, Liz Foster (Julianna McCarthy), died, it was then learned that her biological father was Neil Fenmore. Lauren's constant rejection of Jill's attempts to forge a sisterly relationship between them hurt Jill deeply because she really wanted to get to know Lauren, be a part of her life and her family's life. Jill wanted to have a baby though John felt he was too old. And his grandmother is Jill Abbott (Jess Walton). He divorced her, and married Jill, but the real Katherine finally returned and reunited with Rex. I loved doing that, because that was almost all comedy, all the time.  Lilana Novakovich of the Toronto Star stated she was "one mean lady", and later noted her to be manipulative. Jill helped Katherine to recover and the two eventually resolved their differences. ", Walton, on Jill's insecurity as a person (2010), Global BC describes Jill as "driven and ambitious". She was born September 29, 1957, the same day as Tucker McCall, the son of Katherine Chancellor Murphy. WebBrenda Dickson originated the role of Jill Foster Abbott on The Young and the Restless (1973) where she worked for almost 12 years. Jill and Colin return soon after to find the box missing, but Colin convinces her to finally let go of it. " Walton has said that Jill "can be such a shrew" and "gets her happiness where she can, and she certainly is not going to contain her anger. Jill is later kidnapped by Colin, who is revealed to have been released from jail. Jill decided she wanted to run Chancellor industries, and attempted to buy it back from Victor, Colin blackmailed Devon Hamilton for the money to buy back Chancellor, but Victor wouldn't budge. Other romantic dalliances include private eye Andy Richards, Dina Mergeron's stepson Marc Mergeron, secretary David Kimble, pool boy-turned-executive Brad Carlton, attorney John Silva, businessman Keith Dennison and embezzler Elliot Hampton. Jill stumbled to Lauren's door where she explained that she and Lauren shared the same father, Neil Fenmore. Not long after, Jill was found in her shower, bleeding from a gunshot wound. Colin gives him a map he found for Devon to use. In 2013, Katherine passed away, and Jill took her death very hard. Of the character's possible pairing with Colin, she added: "I, for one, hope that Maria Arena Bell and Co. keep Colin in Genoa City and surprise us all by making him a dream lover for Jill.  The actress was then announced to be taking a leave of absence beginning that April, slated to last six months. She has the tumor successfully removed and leaves town indefinitely with Murphy. Jill ended things with Colin and he was sent to jail for his crimes. ", "My character thinks she's invincible, super-strong, super-tough and doesn't want to show any weaknesses. A lot of people are like that () They have ostrich syndrome; they want to bury their head in the sand so they don't hear anything they don't want to know. Naturally, hes related to Katherine Chancellor (Jeanne Cooper) who is his great-grandmother. She later romanced David Mallory, Derek Thurston, and Stuart Brooks. When Cane came to tell her that he was leaving town, Jill called Michael Baldwin to a meeting for changing her will. After being admitted to the hospital, Jill reunited with Liz as well as her adoptive brother, Snapper Foster, who had been given permission to treat Liz at Genoa City Memorial Hospital. I really believe there's a real love between those two, and we're playing it like there is." Jill took full advantage of that and started running the company the way she wanted to completely undermining Lauren's authority.. Later, Jill was left in charge of Fenmore's Boutique due to Lauren's absence. ", In June 2010, when Jill's adoptive mother, Liz Foster (Julianna McCarthy), died, it was then learned that her biological father was Neil Fenmore. Bell. Jabot's owner, John Abbott, was impressed by Jill's abilities, and quickly promoted her to head of merchandising. She also starred in the 2018 movie Christmas with a View. Kay had a different maid in the very beginning, but then Esther came along years later. He also revealed that Cane and Colin knew about it, and Jill realized Colin had been blackmailing Devon. Katherine and Jill flew back to Genoa City with JoJo and she caused lots of trouble from the minute she arrived.  She made her return on November 2, 2012.  In 1992, Donna Gable of USA Today described Jill as volatile. Fictional character from the American CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless, "New Storyline For 'Young & Restless' Icon Jill Abbott Atkinson May Save Lives", "Bad girl gets thanked with high ratings", "Five Things That Happened Today In Soap History", "Jess Walton walks out over pay cut issue", "Jess Walton walks, ultimately resigns with Y&R", "Hope's health worries her friends and family", "Jess Walton back to Y&R for "great story", "The Jess Walton Interview The Young and the Restless", "It's definitely a case of 'Mommy Dearest', "Soaps.com Chats With The Young And The Restless's Jess Walton", "Jill-ted Lover: Has Jill Met Her Match In Colin on Y&R? Jill eventually learned Cane had survived and his twin brother, Caleb, had been killed. You wanna go broke? They had a bitter custody battle, but John suffered another stroke. Once Jill had snagged and married John Abbott, and she could afford it, Phillip was shipped off to a Swiss boarding school. Even though Kay was comforting Jill, she still didn't trust Colin. Theo Vanderway (Tyler Johnson) is not an Abbott by blood, but connected to the family just as Ashley is through Dina. Jill turned down Katherines offer of $1 million for her child, and gave birth to Phillip Chancellor III. Jill eventually remarried when she wed John Abbott (Jerry Douglas), another much older, wealthy man and she had his son, Billy Abbott (Jason Thompson). " While admitting to having been surprised with the maternity revelation, Walton thought it was "fabulous and rich, and it's opened up a whole new facet to the story". Theo Vanderway (Tyler Johnson) is not an Abbott by blood, but connected to the family just as Ashley is through Dina. Footage of Dickson as Jill appears in the film Taxi Driver. She soon determined that they were actually fragments of a repressed memory. Kay had a different maid in the very beginning, but then Esther came along years later. I'm having too much fun with her. Jill's plan backfired, though, because Katherine Chancellor and Rex eventually fell in love for real. Ms. Dickson has worked with Bob Hope, singing and dancing in his 1971 Christmas Show. But [that] only means shooting here at night to fill in. This time, a key was found hidden in a secret compartment. Jill's marriage ended after Stuart found out she was never pregnant. She had an affair with Derek Thurston (Joe Ladue) and later romanced Stuart Brooks (Robert Colbert), whose wife Jennifer had just died. Charlotte then told Kay that Jill was her biological daughter. She also described Jill as being "so strong" and "such a survivor". Melinda Fee served a temporary recast also in 1984, and Adair briefly reprised the role in 1986 as a fill-in for Dickson. Kay's son, Brock, would try numerous ways to broker a peace between the two of them, but the plans never worked out. Four years later, Katherine uncovers repressed memories of kidnapping Phillip III years ago just after he was born and switching him with another baby. And she sometimes did her hair and nails too. Phillip was rushed to the hospital where, on his deathbed, he married Jill. However, Katherine found out and attempted to confront Jill about it. Unknown to her, he was not only a criminal but also Cane Ashby's biological father. She also starred in the 2018 movie Christmas with a View. Back then Katherine was a chain smoking drunk, who slept with the stable boys. Once the party in the park is finished, Jill leaves the music box there, only for it to be stolen by an unidentified person. On January 9, 1980, Dickson left the role. Dickson debuted as the character on the second episode of the series. Later, she became friends with Katherine Chancellor and was employed as her paid companion. Jill tries for months to figure out the meaning of the music box and finally decides to sell it online, only to have Esther (Kate Linder) buy it back for her as she believes it truly means something. The family struggles to make ends meet and things aren't easy when their father, Bill abandons them. For Christmas, Jill gave Katherine Chancellor a gift which was the name of the child she had given up for adoption some 50 years ago. The other day, we were filming some confrontational scenes, and Jess [Walton] says, 'Doesn't it feel good?' , Walton won a Daytime Emmy Award in 1997 for Lead Actress in a Drama Series for her portrayal of Jill, and was nominated in 1996, 2000, and 2017. Jill turned down Katherines offer of $1 million for her child, and gave birth to Phillip Chancellor III. Billy Abbott and Brock Reynold's teenage daughter MacKenzie Browning began a romance. When she debuted, Jill was an 18-year-old manicurist working to support her struggling family.  For this storyline, the soap opera partnered with the American Heart Association in order to highlight the issue of women's heart health. She cries and then tells everyone her new plan and how she's going to rule the world. Jill was working at a beauty shop to help support her family, until a regular at the shop, the wealthy Katherine Chancellor (Jeanne Cooper), hires her as a hairdresser and paid companion. WebIt was always thought that Jill Foster was born the youngest child of Liz and Bill Foster. Neil said that they can burn all the photos, except the ones of him and Lily. Gloria Abbott, who wanted Will for his money, drugged Ji Min Kim and Jill with libido pills and arranged for William to walk in on them. Kay offered Jill $1 million for her baby, which she declined. She is raised by her mother, Liz Foster, and her two older brothers, Snapper (William Gray Espy) and Greg (James Houghton). That hate thing is baseless now. She quickly got pregnant before he had a secret vasectomy. Snapper ended up telling Jill the truth, Neil Fenmore was her biological father. She offered Ji Min a bribe not to marry her daughter but Ji Min declined. David Chow, Chancellor Industries and Brothers, Phillip Is Missing, Phillip's Return and Tucker McCall, Katherine's death, Colin returns, reclaiming Chancellor Industries. The three main suspects in the shooting are John, Jack, and Katherine. She feeds me. In it were divorce papers and photos of Neil's family. She showed them to John, who then suffered a stroke. Katherine found out and, using what control over the company she still had, fired Jill. In November, Katherine "dies" in a car accident. Ms. Dickson has studied with Lee Strasberg, and then she studied with Milton Katselas. Jess Walton Husband Jess was previously married to Bruce Davison. , A writer from the Jamaica Gleaner noted that viewers had been getting restless with Jill's newfound closeness to Katherine, noting that, "Katherine and Jill are at their best when they are at each other's throats. Colin deleted a message from Cane on Jill's cell phone. " The producers considered Jill to be the right character to tackle this issue due to her being the show's longest-running character, as well as other factors: her unhealthy lifestyle, age and "bullish personality that would deny anything was wrong". He is murdered in September by David Chow, devastating Jill. In January 2011, Jill became engaged to Australian businessman Colin Atkinson. Jill and Phillip engaged in sex resulting in a pregnancy. He fought his alcoholism with help from both Katherine and Jill, along with Christine Blair. A 2003 plot twist shockingly revealed Jill to be Katherine's long lost biological daughter, although in 2009, former head writer Maria Arena Bell rewrote their history, reversing that decision. In addition to being mortified to learn that she was the daughter of her sworn enemy, this revelation presented another crisis for Jill. Can Jill find love with Colin, or will her newest dalliance lead to heartbreak? John Abbott's widow Gloria Abbott (Judith Chapman) also wanted Will, and drugged Ji Min Kim (Eric Steinberg) and Jill with libido pills and arranged for William to walk in on them.  Prior to being paired with Colin, Nekeeta Borden wrote that, "Jill Foster Abbott (cough, cough) Fenmore's (Jess Walton) Jimmy Choos must have crossed paths with a black cat, because she can't find a good man to bless her somewhat shriveled heart." Kay showed up alive at the wedding and reclaimed her life with Derek. After years of torment from Katherine, Jill turned the tables on her in July 1998 when she discovered a letter penned by the deceased Phillip Chancellor II naming Jill as the sole owner of the Chancellor Estate. But Jill managed to get pregnant before John got a secret vasectomy. In addition, Cane was forced to come clean about most of his past to Lily Winters. For nearly 27 years, these two women have been constantly getting in the way of the each other's happiness.
Jill, pictured here with her mother Liz, started out as the wealthy Katherine Chancellors manicurist. Per Soaps In Depth , Ashley Abbott has known for years that her mother, Dina, had an affair with Brent Davis that resulted in her birth, but she never let John know and always thought of her as a father. Cane was shot and "killed" on the day of her wedding to Colin, however it was actually Caleb (Cane's twin) that died. On June 10, 2009, it was revealed that "Langley" was indeed Phillip and was still very much alive (unknown to everyone except Cane). In early 2007, Katherine Chancellor began to have disturbing nightmares involving a baby. Kay had a different maid in the very beginning, but then Esther came along years later. And his grandmother is Jill Abbott (Jess Walton). WebShe was the mother of Snapper, Greg and Jill . Liz Henderson Foster was the matriarch of The Foster family. Derek eventually fell in love with Jill, though, which nearly drove Katherine to suicide. Jill also learned of Colin's plot to kidnap Charlie and Matilda Ashby. " On her relationship with Lauren, Walton stated that, "Most people don't like Jill, and she hasn't particularly loved Lauren. It was the only time they had ever sex, but Jill became pregnant. She worked hard in a menial factory assembly line job at Chancellor Industries ever since her husband, Bill Foster, abandoned her and her young children. Liz soon succumbed to her illness and passed away on June 18, 2010, with Jill, Snapper and Greg Foster by her side. Jill later romances David Mallory, who was the recipient of her late father Bill's eye cornea. Jess was, however, raised in Toronto, Canada. Kay was awarded temporary custody, but she was denied the right to adopt him. In 2012, Jill leaves town for several months to help Phillip in Australia. Their marriage was later declared invalid after Genevieve Atkinson (Genie Francis) revealed that she and Colin were still married. During an interview with On-Air On-Soaps speaking about how her character has been thrown in different directions, Walton said: "It used to bother me. WebJill has been reunited with her real son, Cane Ashby, and made peace with her mother over the matter. Sven escaped to Mexico, but Jack was cleared of all charges. Tucker stole Katherine's companies but Jill continued to sleep with him.
Jill, pictured here with her mother Liz, started out as the wealthy Katherine Chancellors manicurist. Ms. Dickson has studied with Lee Strasberg, and then she studied with Milton Katselas. So, you can see that Chance Chancellor has deep ties to the character canvas and legacy families. WebHer mother Liz Foster practically raised him herself. However, Katherine was gone--replaced by her look-a-like Marge Cotroke. Being my mothers only child and growing up with her basically as my sister, my mom has always been someone I admire. Originally portrayed by Brenda Dickson, when Dickson departed in 1980, the role was first recast with Deborah Adair. Walton stated: "Liz was the dream mother for Jill. She leaves Nikki and Jill in charge of her funeral arrangements, and during this time Jill begins trying to figure out cryptic messages left by Katherine in a personal letter to her. She was born September 29, 1957, the same day as Tucker McCall, the son of Katherine Chancellor Murphy. WebBrenda Dickson originated the role of Jill Foster Abbott on The Young and the Restless (1973) where she worked for almost 12 years. Liz worked hard in a menial factory assembly line job at Chancellor Industries ever since her husband Bill Yes, Katherine hired Jill as her personal assistant. She said: "Liz dies within a week and all of a sudden it's, 'I am a Fenmore'. Katherine allowed ex-con Larry Warton (Shark Fralick) to move in for housework, and Jill had an affair with him but kept it secret because of his social class. " Of the storyline where she returned to Jabot Cosmetics, Cooper stated: "Since I went back into the business of business, I've been taking away some of Jill's power. Rex's real name was Brian Romalotti, father of Danny Romalotti (Michael Damian) and Gina Roma (Patty Weaver). Back then Katherine was a chain smoking drunk, who slept with the stable boys. Jill's affair with Jed Sanders due to John's impotence caused their second divorce which resulted a bitter custody battle over Billy and a stroke for John. Naturally, hes related to Katherine Chancellor (Jeanne Cooper) who is his great-grandmother. He divorced Jill. When it comes to Lily and Daniel , traipsing around Genoa City like two sad sacks is doing exactly nothing for their appeal as a couple. He said he had faked his death because he suspected that he was gay and wasn't happy with his life. The next day, Kay found out that Jill had married Colin and told Jill that she was against the marriage. Theo Vanderway (Tyler Johnson) is not an Abbott by blood, but connected to the family just as Ashley is through Dina. Executive producer Mal Young felt that the character of Jill was the "perfect choice to show how a woman's life can dramatically change as a result of heart disease." Victoria and Lauren were caught off guard when they learned about Jill's wedding. So, you can see that Chance Chancellor has deep ties to the character canvas and legacy families. She is on a roller coaster though, I will say that much. How much more moving it would have been if these two women faced Katherine's request for Jill to name her child Phillip as former adversaries trying to put the past behind them instead of as bitter enemies of days gone by. The answer was obvious: my mother, Jill Abbott. Thus, it became apparent that Phillip was Jill's biological son not Cane and that Cane was a fraud. Jess was, however, raised in Toronto, Canada. But "Upon Phillip's return from the Dominican Republic, a stone sober Katherine met him at the airport and offered to drive him home." An angry Larry walked in on a Jabot meeting and emptied a box of Jill's sex toys onto the table. When Lauren came back to the store, Lauren and Jill found some common ground when it came to discussing business. Jill was happy when Liz Foster and Snapper Foster came to visit. He further mentioned that "Along with providing us with some very emotional and dramatic episodes, the subject also gives us the opportunity to educate and highlight a very pertinent issue using characters our viewers know well. WebMary Jesse Walton is an American actress, best known for her role as Kelly Harper in CBS soap opera Capitol and as Jill Abbott on the CBS soap opera, The Young and the Restless. She altered her plans when Derek told her he wanted her back. Phillip has sex with Nina Webster (Tricia Cast) and she ends up pregnant. WebJill Foster Abbott ( Jess Walton) wanted a baby with her then-husband, John Abbott ( Jerry Douglas ). Lily completely ignored his feelings on the IPO (and the threat presented by the IPO) and Chancellor isnt her company, but Jills. As the true Phillip III, he was a native born American citizen and was thus permitted to remain in Genoa City. Upon her return, she agrees to help Katherine come out of retirement to take control of Chancellor Industries, but Katherine ends up with a brain tumor. After she became pregnant, he urged her to have an abortion because he was too old to become a father, but she refused. In 2003, Liz was diagnosed with a brain tumor and admitted to Jill that she was adopted and that Charlotte Ramsey provided proof that she was Katherine's daughter. She also starred in the 2018 movie Christmas with a View. So, that makes Billy Abbott (Jason Thompson) his great-uncle. Katherine found out and confronted Jill, who denied it. In 1980, Jill went to work for Jabot Cosmetics. Jack came to her rescue. Billy did not like that Jill had made Cane CEO of Jabot over him. In late December 2008, Katherine finally regained enough memories to realize she was the real Katherine Chancellor, not Marge Cotroke. He later died after driving under the influence, devastating both women. The woman then gave Katherine a different baby that Jill raised as her son, Phillip Chancellor III. As Liz took a turn for the worse, she confessed to Snapper that she had been aware of the identity of Jill's biological father for quite some time (presumably con woman Charlotte Ramsey also had prior knowledge). She stated: "I felt so bad that so many people have lost their jobs, that, all of a sudden, I thought: 'This is really silly. WebIt was always thought that Jill Foster was born the youngest child of Liz and Bill Foster. After the turn of the century, Sean Bridges came to Genoa City as Jabot Cosmetics' new website designer. It is learned that Phillip is gay. Lily begged Cane to hold on as Cane took his final breath. " However, soon after, Walton was able to sign a new contract to continue her portrayal of Jill. This time Katherine got a hold of pictures of their tryst. Ultimately, Jill's DNA matched neither the corpse nor Katherine (whom Jill believed to be Marge). WebSince their introduction in 1973, the family has mainly been represented by Katherine Chancellor ( Jeanne Cooper) and her feud with her husband Phillip II ( Donnelly Rhodes )'s young mistress Jill Foster ( Jess Walton ).  Cooper stated: "The audience both young and old relate to the Kay/Jill relationship". Phillip returned from the dead. The couple held their wedding on May 20, 1972, and divorced in 1973. Cane soon formed a strong bond with Jill and Katherine. Soon after, Jill began an affair with Victor Newman and Jill assumed she would certainly be the next Mrs. Newman. ", "Famous Plots The Young and the Restless GlobalTV.com: Global Television Official Site", "Jess Walton on Y&R's Jeanne Cooper: "She Was My Friend and I Loved Her", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Jill_Abbott&oldid=1117968195, Short description is different from Wikidata, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License 3.0, This page was last edited on 24 October 2022, at 14:02. WebMary Jesse Walton is an American actress, best known for her role as Kelly Harper in CBS soap opera Capitol and as Jill Abbott on the CBS soap opera, The Young and the Restless.  While Jill, still portrayed by Dickson, was in a middle of a custody battle for her son, John Goudas of The Miami News said: "Jill is hot again this winter. She later romanced David Mallory, Derek Thurston, and Stuart Brooks. Jill quickly began an affair with him but wanted to keep it a secret because Larry was "beneath her". It's impossible. My first thought as Jill is, 'I actually know who my blood is, and I have a sister.' Lily completely ignored his feelings on the IPO (and the threat presented by the IPO) and Chancellor isnt her company, but Jills. ", Walton describing Jill's response to her diagnosis (2017), In February 2017, after learning that her husband Colin stole her life savings (millions of dollars), Jill suffers from a near-fatal heart attack. She was the adopted daughter of Bill and Liz Foster. He stated: "Walton played each scene in this Bette Davis-like emotional marathon of a week. In May 1980, Bond Gideon briefly took over before Adair portrayed the character for an additional three years, from 1980 to 1983. Jill Abbott or Nikki Newman While it would be highly entertaining to see Billys reaction to the wealthy older woman in question being his very own mother, its extremely doubtful. On June 14, 2010, Jill received word that Liz Foster had fallen ill on her flight to Genoa City. Jill and Katherine's friendship turned to animosity as they fought over men, including Katherine's husband Phillip Chancellor II. She later rejected the offer and had the money returned after giving birth to her son, Phillip Chancellor III in 1976. Jill and Ji Min developed genuine feelings for each other. Both Dickson and Walton have characterized her as "manipulative". They were forced to break up Billy and Mackenzie from marrying, because them being mother and daughter meant that Mac and Billy are cousins. Jill had a brief romance with a young web designer, Sean Bridges (David Lee Russek). I can't give up Jill. Katherine and Rex remarried. Being my mothers only child and growing up with her basically as my sister, my mom has always been someone I admire. Jill pitied Kay, and desperately, wanted to do everything in her power to help her." Upon encountering Gloria at the jail, Kay remembered an incident with her. She is very manipulative and feels she is strongly justified in her actions. In 1987, when asked if she would ever leave the character of Jill again, Dickson stated: "I'm planning to branch out, maybe even a miniseries.  Dickson returned on June 22, 1987 and ultimately made her final appearance as Jill on June 24, 1987. Jill is an individual who has a lot of difficulty in seeing what she truly is." After Phillip was killed when a drunk Katherine drove their vehicle right over a cliff, Jill found herself pregnant and gave birth to his son, who she also named Phillip.