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Kyle Abbott
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Michael Mealor as Kyle Abbott
The Young and the Restless
Portrayed by Garrett Ryan (2010-2012)
Blake Hood (2012-2013)
Hartley Sawyer (2013-2014)
Lachlan Buchanan (2015-2016)
Michael Mealor (2018-)
Current status Former, Contract (Returning)
Duration 2001-2002, 2004, 2010-2014, 2015-2016, 2018-
First appearance January 8, 2001
Created by Kay Alden
Trent Jones
Introduced by Edward J. Scott (2001)
Maria Arena Bell (2012)
Profile
Family Abbott
Full name Kyle Jenkins Abbott
Nickname(s) Groomzilla
Mr. Traditional (by Lola)
Alias(es) Christian Victor Newman (birth name)
Timothy Bilton
Gender Male
Born January 5, 1990 [1]
Age 32
Occupation Co-CEO of Jabot Cosmetics
(with Jack)
Residence Newman Corporate Apartment

Milan, Italy

Relationships
Parents Jack Abbott
Diane Jenkins
Siblings Keemo Volien Abbott † (paternal half)
John Abbott III † (paternal half)
Spouses Summer Newman (2019, 2021-present)
Lola Rosales (2019-2020)
Romances Eden Baldwin
Tara Locke
Children Harrison Locke (son with Tara)
Grandparents John Abbott
Dina Mergeron
Kyle Jenkins
Great-grandparents Robert Abbott
Aunts and uncles Ashley, Traci, & Billy Abbott
Eric Vanderway
Nieces and nephews Allie Nguyen
First cousins Theo Vanderway
Abby Newman
Johnny Abbott
Katie Newman
Colleen Carlton
Robert Carlton
Delia Abbott
Other relatives Dominic Newman-Abbott-Winters-Chancellor

Kyle Jenkins Abbott (born Christian Victor Newman) is a former resident of Genoa City, formerly portrayed by Michael Mealor. He has previously been played by Lachlan Buchanan 2015-2016, Hartley Sawyer from 2013-2014 and Blake Hood from 2012-2013. Garrett Ryan played a younger Kyle from 2010-2012.

On July 13, 2021, it was confirmed that Mealor will exit the role as well as his co-star Hunter King. Mealor last aired, alongside Hunter King on August 6, 2021. [2]

Days later, it was reported that Mealor and King would briefly return to the show; they made their appearances for October 12 to 15, 2021 for Victoria and Ashland's wedding.

On March 15, 2022, Mealor made a guest appearance on the soap.

On March 24, 2022, it was confirmed that Mealor will return for a long term status on the soap. [3]

Biography

Kyle is the son of Jack Abbott and Diane Jenkins. He has two brothers, John Abbott III, who is deceased, and Keemo Volien Abbott, who recently passed away of a heart attack in February 2022. He was born on January 5, 1990. He is the uncle of Keemo's daughter, Allie Nguyen. In February 8, 2021, it was revealed that Kyle has a three year old son named Harrison Locke from his affair with the much older and beautiful Tara Locke, the wife of the ruthless Business mogul Ashland Locke nicknamed "The Locke Ness Monster" due to his ruthless and cruel nature against his opponents.

Early Years

Kyle was originally thought to be the child of Victor Newman, because Diane took Victor's sperm when they divorced, but Victor's current wife switched the sperm with Jack's. Diane renamed her son Kyle Jenkins Abbott after her father. Once Kyle was revealed to be Jack's son, a bitter custody battle ensued. Jack was granted visitation, but immediately questioned Diane's motives as she was planning on winning Jack back from his marriage to Phyllis Summers. Diane has set up a plan to accuse Phyllis of arson and attempted murder by setting the Abbott pool house on fire.

Phyllis convinced Jack that Diane set her up so that she could have him, and they resolved to expose Diane - to such lengths that Jack took Diane to bed and seduced her into a confession. Phyllis was acquitted, then found the note that Diane had written to pay a bum to call Phyllis away from the wedding. Jack and Phyllis used this as blackmail to get Diane to turn over custody of Kyle. However, due to the friction caused by Jack working for Jabot Cosmetics and Phyllis working for Newman Enterprises, Jack eventually gave his son Kyle back to Diane.

Diane soon left town with Kyle.

Kyle's Visit and Move

In early 2010, as an arranged surprise for Jack from his new wife Emily Peterson, Kyle (along with Diane) made a brief visit and became reacquainted with his father. Once his mother decided they were staying in GC, Kyle applied to Walnut Grove Academy. In November, Kyle was pissed when Diane told him she was leaving him with a babysitter while Diane flew to New York for a job interview. Seconds after Diane walked out the door, Kyle discovered Phyllis' scathing Restless Style article on his mother.

Kyle told his babysitter that he was going to take his laptop up to his room and then snuck out of the Genoa City Athletic Club. Kyle went to the Abbott mansion where he gave Phyllis the cold shoulder and demanded that Jack tell him if the Restless Style article Phyllis wrote was true. Jack asked Phyllis for a moment alone with Kyle and then told him they would discuss the matter when Diane returned from her trip. He then sent Kyle upstairs to check out his newly redesigned room.

Jack called Diane to bring her up to speed. Diane swore to never try to keep Jack and Kyle apart again. Phyllis overheard Jack tell Diane he wouldn't let anything come between him and his son. Kyle came back downstairs and told Jack if he wanted to hang with Phyllis, he'd be in his room. Jack told Phyllis she should probably go home for the evening. Kyle called Phyllis out to Jack. Diane called and Kyle asked for the phone. He asked his mother point-blank if she really was a homewrecking arsonist.

End of childhood, Adult years, and departure

Diane Jenkins admitted to doing some things in her youth that she was not proud of and said Phyllis Summers used elements of Diane's past to write the article. Kyle had heard enough and hung up then asked Jack Abbott to take him to school. Kyle went over to "Restless Style" and asked his Uncle Billy Abbott to forbid Phyllis from writing anything else about his mother. Billy told his nephew that the best he could do is give him a heads up if his mother was about to get trounced in print again. Phyllis called Jack to let him know Kyle had skipped school and was at the magazine's offices.

In December 2010 after Victor Newman left the coffeehouse, Kyle pleaded with his mom to let them go stay at the Newman ranch. Diane changed the subject and reminded Kyle that his ride was ready to take him to hockey practice. Diane warned Kyle not to mention Victor's offer to Jack when Jack picked up Kyle from hockey practice. Kyle said he knew that Victor and Jack were enemies.

In 2011, Kyle resided in Genoa City, while both of his parents were being investigated by the SEC for plotting against Victor and making money off his stocks after making the world believe that he died. His mother, Diane, sent him to boarding school in Switzerland without informing Jack because she was planning on faking her own murder and then joining her son. She also pleaded with Victor to sign the custody papers for Kyle if anything were to ever happen to her. It is unknown whether Diane was just following Adam Newman's orders in her faked murder plot, or if she really did want Victor to have custody of Kyle over Jack. Then, Jack found out that Diane sent Kyle away the night that she was actually murdered. After Diane's death, Jack tracked Kyle down under his alias, Timothy Bilton, and went to Switzerland to bring his son home. Jack then had to tell Kyle that his mother was killed. While his father was under investigation, Kyle stole Jack's Harvard class ring that the police were looking for as evidence. He reasoned that he already had his mother taken away from him, and he wanted to keep his dad. Later, Victor showed Jack the custody papers that Diane made him sign, and Jack was infuriated at Victor and his deceased ex-wife for trying to take his son away from him. Jack vowed to fight to keep Kyle with his biological family. Kyle and Jack revealed to everyone that Kyle would be moving to New York to attend a hockey boarding school, and he left two weeks later.

Kyle returned in 2012 as a young adult to attend the christening of his cousin. Upon seeing that Jack and Nikki, the woman responsible for his mother's death, were in a relationship, he expressed his anger and distaste towards them, claiming they were bashing Diane's memory. Kyle then went to Victor to ask if he could move in at the Newman Ranch and work at Newman Enterprises, to which Victor accepted both. Kyle then began dating Eden Baldwin. When Victor went missing and his new wife, Sharon Newman, took over, Kyle moved back in with his father.

Kyle and Eden eventually broke up, and Kyle offered his support to Summer Newman. Summer formed an obsessive crush on Kyle and tried to seduce him. Kyle was resistant at first, but eventually gave things a try with Summer. The relationship was stopped though when Summer learned she was Jack's daughter (she wasn't, but Sharon had switched Summer's paternity test to make it look like Jack was Summer's father). Kyle left town in early 2014 to head up another division of Jabot.

Return and supporting Summer

Kyle returns in February 2015 during a massive snow storm. He is confused for Summer's "missing" husband Austin Travers. Paul asks Kyle what he is doing out their, and Kyle says his car got stuck, and he fell into a ravine when he went to get help. Kevin Fisher and Mariah Copeland offer to move Kyle's car, while Kyle is taken to the hospital. Abby sees him, and Kyle jokes about how he was going to crash Abby's killer party. Kyle gets a clean bill of health from the doctor, and Abby asks how he fell into a ravine and not get a single scratch on him. Kyle quips that it is luck of the Abbott's. Kyle visits Jack, who is happy to see him back in town. Kyle is thankful that Victor saved Jack's life. When he comes back into the waiting area, Summer, Kevin, Mariah, Abby, and Noah Newman are there. He gets his keys back, and Noah tells Kyle that he was at the Abbott cabin, and Kyle denies it. Kevin asks Kyle about the bloody rag they found in his trunk. Kyle says he had a boxing match, and got hit in the nose. Kyle asks why he feels like he is being accused of something, and then asks what really happened to Austin.

Abby thinks they should tell Kyle, but Mariah says that too many people already know. An officer comes by to talk to Summer, and while that is happening out of the room, the group tells Kyle how they think Summer killed Austin, and they staged it to look like an accident. Summer comes back and says that Austin's body was found in a wrecked car. Abby wonders if Austin could have survived, and died by crashing an abandoned car; but Mariah brings up that Austin had no pulse. Summer is asked to identify the body, and the group stays in the waiting room. After Summer identifies Austin's body, she heads to the chapel to mourn him. After a whole, Kyle leaves to check on Summer. Kyle sits with Summer, and listens to her talk about Austin. Kyle says he regrets he wasn't in town sooner, and Summer says this isn't his fault. As Kyle comforts Summer, he remembers that he was at the Abbott cabin that night and saw everyone sleeping through the window.

Kyle stays with Summer at her place all night, and is there to comfort her when she first wakes up. After Phyllis hear about Austin's death, she comes over to comfort Summer. Kyle suggests doing a memorial to say good-bye to Austin. Summer says she doesn't think she could go through with it, and Phyllis tells Summer she will take care of everything. After Summer goes back to sleep on the couch, Phyllis questions Kyle on the timing of his arrival.

Kyle confronts Abby and says he knows about her affair with Austin. Abby asks Kyle who he told, Kyle says he told no one, but he did confront Austin. Kyle says it got physical, and Abby accuses Kyle of killing Austin. They were briefly interrupted by a text Noah sent Kyle, before Kyle explained to Abby that he watched her and Austin to make sure the affair wasn't a one time then, and then confronted Austin after Abby left. Austin had begged Kyle not to say anything to Summer, and Kyle hit him in the face. He then gave Austin a towel to clean himself up. Kyle told Abby he got her invitation to the party, and planned to show up before he fell into the ravine. Kyle and Abby continue arguing about her affair with Austin, and Abby asks Kyle not to tell Summer about the affair. At the memorial, Kyle arrives and sees Abby putting Austin's picture out. He taunts her about it, and Abby asks Kyle why he hates her so much. Kyle says he doesn't hate her; he just hates what she did to Summer. After Abby goes back inside, Noah tells Kyle he saw him in the background of Austin's video of Abby. Kyle tells Noah he isn't playing games with him, and advises him not to pick a fight. As the memorial gets underway, Nick and Mariah talk about Austin, and then Summer gets up and talks about Austin. She pauses and then suddenly accuses Abby of sleeping with Austin.

Abby runs out of the church in tears, and Mariah accuses Kyle of knowing about the affair. Summer asks Kyle if he knew, and he reluctantly admits he did. Summer asks who else knew, and guesses that Mariah knew because of her and Abby's private talk at the cabin, and that Kevin knew as well. Summer continues to have a meltdown, and Jack and Phyllis order everyone out of the church. Outside, Mariah, Kevin, and Courtney continue to accuse Kyle of Austin's murder. Kyle snaps that they don't even know who they are protecting, and that they could be protecting themselves.

Mariah, Kevin, Kyle, and Courtney storm into the Abbot cabin and accuse Abby of Austin's murder. Abby says she didn't do it, and says that they all have as much motive as she did. Abby says Mariah could of been jealous that Austin chose to cheat with her instead of Mariah. She turns to Kyle and says he could have done it because he wants Summer for himself, or that Kevin could killed Austin because he was jealous of Mariah and Austin's friendship. Abby opens the armoire and the group sees that a message reading "I know what happened here" is written on the mirror. They wonder who could have wrote it, and Courtney takes a picture of it. Summer and Noah go to the Abbott Cabin where Kyle, Mariah, Kevin, and Courtney are. Courtney tells Summer that she didn't kill Austin, and Kevin and Noah say the blood on the towel was Austin's. Kyle explains that he punched Austin, but Mariah and Noah are still skeptic because he lied about the blood being Austin's and also lied about being in town. Kyle's explains that he wanted solid proof before he told Summer about the affair. Abby comes out of the back room, and Summer charges at Abby. Noah holds her back, and Abby runs out of the cabin holds her back and Abby runs out of the cabin.

After everyone else leaves, Kyle tries to comfort Summer by assuring her that she deserves better than Austin, and Summer tells him she doesn't want to talk about Austin. Kyle asks Summer to let him help her through this, and assures her he isn't going anywhere. After Summer leaves, Kyle wipes the message off of the mirror.

Kyle and Summer are at Crimson Lights when Summer finds another lipstick message has been written on her compact mirror. Summer summons everyone to the Abbott cabin, and demands to know who wrote it. Summer starts accusing Abby, who runs away. Kyle follows her, and tried to manipulate Abby into saying she wrote the message. Abby is furious with Kyle and leaves. When Abby is attacked, Kyle goes to make sure she is alright. Noah asks Kyle where he was, and Summer defends Kyle. Kyle becomes suspicious when Ben Rayburn moves to the Athletic club to keep a close eye on Abby. He implies to Victoria Newman that Abby and Stitch have feelings for each other. Despite the tension between the two, Kyle and Abby both attend Jack and Phyllis' engagement party, and are able to be cordial.

Kevin finds a video on Austin that reveals he was doing an expose on the Newmans and Abbotts. This widens the suspects to anyone who wouldn't want the documentary exposed. The group sees that Ben did a video interview with Austin, even though he says he had no idea what Austin was doing. Sharon Newman becomes a suspect when she tried to steal Austin's computer, and admits she said some bad things about the Newman family. Summer and Kyle become convinced that Sharon is the one who killed Austin, but Noah and Mariah adamantly defend their mother. Kyle even goes so far to breaks into Sharon's house and write a lipstick message on Sharon's mirror, hoping to scare her into confessing. When Noah, Mariah, and Dylan McAvoy find out, they are furious with Kyle.

Courtney and Noah get engaged, but she is late to the wedding. The group get a text from Courtney that tells them to come to the cabin. Once they get to the cabin, Abby finds Courtney dead in the armoire. Feeling like they are out of the options, the group notify the police and tell Paul about Austin's murder and the cover up. Kyle points the finger at Sharon and tells Paul she had the most motive. Kyle stays with Summer to protect her, and they end up making love. Kyle later finds Sharon and forces her back into her house. Paul arrests Sharon, and Kyle and Summer assume Sharon is guilty and they are safe.

Newman & Jabot Merge

Kyle initially resists the idea of working at Jabot, but decides to step up when Jack and Victor merge their companies. Kyle, along with the rest of the Abbott's, are shocked by Jack's newfound friendship with Victor. Kyle also attempts to woo Summer on a date, and Summer is uncomfortable because she did the same thing with Austin. Summer upsets Kyle, and he runs into Jack. Jack gives him the keys to his Ferrari, which Kyle gladly accepts.

The two end up in an accident, and both Jack and Kyle recover just fine. Kyle also puts a lot of focus into his work at Jabot to prevent the Newman's from completely taking over the company. Jack plots with Kyle and Billy to have Victor arrested for embezzlement, and the plan is incredibly successful. Kyle and Summer start to reconnect and Kyle feels bad over what he has done to hurt Summer's grandfather. Victor is released from jail, and knows the Abbotts set him up, which only makes him more determined to do after them. Summer and Kyle agree to stay out of their families drama.

The Killer revealed

Michael, Mariah, and Kevin are able to proof Sharon is innocent and she is released. As the group ponder what to do now that they know the killer is still out there, they all get a text on their phones. Kevin wants to go check it out, and when Kyle and Noah can't stop him, they come with him. Stitch shows up and admonishes the group for walking into danger. Fen reveals himself, and says he is the one, who sent the text message. Fen explains that he had been blackmailed info drugging everyone at the cabin because he had backed into the school's computer and changed his grade. Fem gave all the evidence he has to Paul, who later claimed it was linked to drug lord named Marco Annicelli, though he later said there wasn't enough evidence to tie Marco to the murders.

Summer and Kyle caught Tobias Gray, a former employee of Jabot, watching them, but Tobias claimed he wasn't spying on them. Tobias later crashed a celebration and claimed to have dirt on Victor. Billy forcibly removed Tobias from the party? but Tobias ended up in an accident. Summer, Kyle, and Abby snuck into to see Tobias, who said they should know something, but died before he could finish telling them.

Kevin and Mariah found copies of flash drives in Tobias's room, and everyone felt sure he was the killer and was content with leaving it alone. One night, Summer had a nightmare about the cabin. Later, she ran into detective Mark Harding, and heard his ringtone. Summer remembered she heard that ringtone at the cabin that night, and stormed off to confront Harding. Harding died during a stand off between Paul and Dylan.

Kyle and Summer continued their relationship, but Kyle started spending a lot of time in New York, and didn't come back for Valentine's Day.

Betraying Jack

In December 2017, Ashley called a meeting of the board to have Jack voted out at CEO, and have her replace him. Kyle voted from afar and voted against his own father to Jack’s surprise and distress. Jack left Kyle several messages, wanting to know why he voted against him. Jack later discovered Kyle and Victor has been in contact and appeared to be conspiring against Jack.

In March 2018, Kyle returned to Genoa City to visit Victor in the hospital. He later shows up at the Walnut Grove Bicentennial where Jack confronted him, demanding answers. Jack was soon arrested for Victor’s attempted murder and Kyle visited Jack in jail. Kyle called Jack out on his obsession with Victor and the way he treated Ashley. Kyle wondered what a guard would think of he found out the way Jack was ranting about Victor. Jack wondered what Kyle had done, and Kyle slyly said he hadn’t done anything yet.

Kyle told Ashley he was going to fill in as CEO while Jack was in jail. He told Ashley that he hoped that Jack would beat the charges. Kyle later went to check on GC Buzz, a subsidiary of Jabot, where he knew Mariah worked. Mariah was surprised to see Kyle and hoped that meant Summer wasn’t coming back as well. Kyle said Summer hasn’t shared her plans with him, and asked about Mariah and Kevin. Mariah said she and Kevin are still pals, but he moved to Oregon. She wondered what Kyle was doing at GC Buzz, and Kyle said he was acting CEO and came to check on a subsidiary of Jabot. Mariah wished him luck, but Kyle wanted to spend some time catching up with Mariah. Mariah told Kyle he didn’t like her. Kyle said he always thought Mariah didn’t like him, and Mariah said she didn’t, but relented and she and Kyle had some coffee and talked.

Later on, Kyle announced that he planned to take Jabot public, and convinced Lauren to side with him by promising her that he would release Fenmore's from under Jabot's umbrella. None of this sat well with his family at all, so they all teamed up to stop him. At the emergency board meeting, Kyle's IPO scheme was on the verge of success, but then Jack popped up, having been released from prison, and promptly put Kyle in his place.

Summer returns & Meeting Lola

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Relationship with Lola and arrangement with Summer

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Marriage to Lola and conflict with Theo

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Reunion with Summer and A New family member

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Kyle's Secret

On February 8, 2021, after learning from his friend Sally Spectra about Kyle and Summer's trip to Los Angeles to dig up dirt on Sally, his cousin Theo Vanderway decides to give Sally leverage to use against Kyle and Summer by revealing while Theo and Kyle were at a party in the Hamptons, a few years ago in the Summer, Kyle meets and fell in love with the much older and beautiful Tara Locke, the wife of a ruthless Business mogul Ashland Locke nicknamed "The Locke Ness Monster", and the affair between Kyle and Tara produced a three year old son named Harrison Locke. Ashland doesn't know about his wife's affair with Kyle or that Kyle is the father of Harrison. Later, while visiting Kyle at the Jabot boardroom, Theo tells him that while he was in New York, he ran into Tara and her three year old son Harrison, who Theo mentioned that he has Kyle's dimples. Then Theo tells Kyle what would "Daddy Locke Ness Monster" would do to him, even Summer. After Theo left, Kyle mentioned to Sally don't believe into what Theo is saying, Sally replied she hoped that whatever Theo say isn't true, but if it is, she hope she doesn't want blow up his life. Later at the Grand Phoenix, Kyle tells Summer that Theo and Sally knows about his affair with Tara, but not about the possibility of him being the father of Harrison. Now Kyle, Summer and Sally have the ammunition that can be used against each other, they have decided to cease fire for now Kyle later decided to contact Tara about Theo's claims about Harrison, but Tara texted Kyle to tell him not to contact her. Then, Kyle later confides his fears to Mariah Copeland about his situation with Tara, the possibility of Harrison being his son and what would Ashland do to him, if he found out that Kyle had an affair with his wife and him not being the father of Harrison.

On March 1, 2021, Kyle was on his way board a plane to New York to confront Tara, when he was reunited with Tara at the Grand Phoenix. Tara pleaded with him to drop the search for the truth about Harrison. He tells her that he knows during the time they were together, she didn't sleep with Ashland and while looking at the photos of Harrison, he noticed the similarities, because Harrison looks just like him. Kyle says he is getting a DNA test one way or the other, but Tara admitted that she had a DNA test done on Harrison and Kyle is the father. Before she left, she tells him that Harrison is happy and not to come looking for them.

On March 3, Tara calls Kyle to inform him that she and Ashland are coming to Genoa City on business, and that he better not say anything about being Harrison's father. After his phone call from Tara, Kyle tells Jack that he needed to speak to Summer alone and Kyle reveals to Summer that after his affair with Tara had ended, Tara gave birth to a child, his son, Harrison. Then in their room at the Grand Phoenix, Kyle reveals entire story about Tara, Ashland and Harrison and how Theo and Sally blackmailed him with this new information, and how Mariah knows about Harrison, too.

On March 11, Kyle and Summer meets Ashland and Tara at the Grand Phoenix, at first Ashland mistakes Kyle for someone who works at the hotel and offer him cash to get the bags from the car, but Summer suggested she can get Ashland some real help since her mom owns the place. Tara will try to get Ashland upstairs, Ashland recognize Kyle as John Abbott’s grandson. Ashland tells Kyle that he’s seen Kyle’s photo before and never forgets a face. Then Kyle and Tara pretend they’re meeting for the first time. Later at Jabot, Kyle gets rattled after the encounter with Ashland and Tara. Summer assure Kyle that Ashland doesn’t suspect anything. But, Summer admit she couldn’t take her eyes off Tara – the woman Kyle risked everything for. Then Kyle lets Summer know that he wants to clear his head alone on a walk. After Kyle walks into Crimson Lights and sees Sally with Tara, Kyle immediately freak out. Kyle has been fed up with Sally’s games, but Sally argued that they’ve been talking about design, not cheating and Sally mentioned that Tara’s pretending she doesn’t even know who Kyle is. Sally is working a connection, but she could tell both Tara and Ashland about what she knows. But, Sally won’t do that on one condition: Kyle has to back off on her relationship with Jack. Kyle confronts Tara, Tara is upset over their run-in earlier, but Kyle insisted that was a chance encounter. Tara warns that if there are any more “accidental” run-ins, she doesn’t want to hear Harrison’s name. From where Tara was standing, she could see something in Kyle’s eyes, when Ashland talked about Harrison. Tara tells Kyle to forget about Harrison, Kyle asked Tara about the ruthless reputation of Ashland’s. After Kyle admits that Ashland seemed nice, Tara insists that’s only until you cross him. Tara argue that Ashland will crush her along with Kyle if he finds out what really happened between them. Kyle thinks that means they’re kind of in this together, but Tara disagrees. Tara insists that she won’t put the life she has with her child at risk and warns Kyle to stay far away. As Ashland and Tara prepare to leave Society after their meeting with Jack and Abby, Kyle was unaware while he and Abby were discussing the next step of his relationship with Summer, Summer confronted Tara over her real agenda is towards him, Tara assures Summer she can handle her affairs, and suggests Summer handle hers. Later, Tara tells Kyle it was nice to see him and they exchange an uncomfortable looks, which Ashland notices. Then the next day as Ashland and Tara prepare to leave the Grand Phoenix, Kyle ran into Tara and they had a huge argument over territory and Harrison, before Ashland arrives and Kyle greets them goodbye and they left.

After arriving in New York with Ashland, Tara calls Kyle about her suspicious that Ashland knows about her and Kyle's relationship, because he doesn't say a word. Kyle reassures her that Ashland doesn't know of their past relationship, because Tara's hypersensitive on the subject. Later after giving Jack the brush off, Sally confronts Kyle about why Kyle has been so distracted lately, then she pushes Kyle to admit that he’s been wondering what life might be like with a suddenly single Tara and their son Harrison. Kyle dismisses the idea, saying he loves Summer. But, later after telling Summer about Tara's warning about Ashland, he gets a call from Locke, himself.

On April 16, Tara phone Kyle and said she had just had a bad fight with Ashland where he was furious to the point of screaming at her. Kyle asked if it had to do with him, but Tara abruptly let Kyle go saying that she has to get to Harrison, before she could said anything more.

On April 21, Kyle sees Tara at the Grand Phoenix. She says she has come to talk to Ashland, and Kyle questions her more about what went on between her and Ashland. Kyle asks her to come to his room, and Tara is reluctant because if how Ashland would react if she finds out. Kyle says he won't and she agrees.

Once in the room, Tara says that Ashland said he knew what she did, and when she asked, he said she knew. He then started yelling at her before calmly letting her go. Tara says this is what Ashland does, and Kyle asks why she stays married to him. Tara snaps that her marriage is none of his business.

Summer arrives and sees the two of them together. They bring her up to speed before Tara leaves, saying she can handle her husband. Tara is in the lobby when Kyle comes back down. They briefly lock eyes before Kyle heads out. Concerned, Tara follows him knowingly that Kyle is about to confess to his affair with Tara. Kyle arrives at Society and interrupts a conversation between Jack and Ashland. Kyle says they need to get some things straight as Tara stands behind him looking worried.

At Society, Jack, Ashland, Tara and Kyle had come together. It becomes tense when Kyle says they need to talk. Tara pulls Ashland aside. Ashland had Tara's calls forwarded to call answer. He knew she’d be in touch with Kyle. Meanwhile, Kyle wants to confess to Ashland. Jack calls it a bad idea. The men have a stare-off. Tara asks Ashland to go back to New York. He accuses her of protecting Kyle. Then, Ashland takes off. He’s late for a meeting. Tara goes after him and Jack thinks he’s lucky that he didn’t confess, because Tara stopped him.

On April 23, after learning about the investors backing out of Jabot, Jack, Kyle and Summer learns Ashland has initiated his attack on Jabot by going after their weak spots. After, learning about Ashland's heart attack, Jack, Kyle and Summer worried about the possibility of Harrison losing his father at a early age.

Then Kyle was at the lobby, when he stops Tara, who was about to leave the Grand Phoenix with Ashland's things as she was head back to the Hospital. Kyle asked Tara how she was doing, she tells him that she's processing, then it turns to the conservation about Harrison and Ashland. Tara said she knows Kyle hates Ashland, Kyle mentioned he hopes for Harrison's sake, Ashland will be okay, but he doesn't feel pity for him.

Tara calls Kyle and asks him to meet with her the next morning. Tara tells Kyle that Ashland's heart attack changed him and he has ceased the attacks on Jabot. Kyle doubts it, but Tara says that Kyle can trust her and that Ashland is anxious to get home to Harrison. Kyle later recants his tale from Tara to Jack and Summer. Then Kyle arrives at the Grand Phoenix to listen Tara talking to Harrison to tell him that she and Ashland will be back home the next day. After the phone call ended, Kyle wants to know something about Harrison that he can hold onto. Tara will admit Harrison’s favorite song is Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star and that he botches the lyrics by singing “bup, bup, bup the world so high.”, Kyle thinks that pretty cute and thank Tara for giving him that info.

On April 30, Kyle and Summer were discussing Faith's kidney transplant situation, how she's not a match, because she donated a part of her liver to Lola, then they made love. Later, Tara meets with Kyle in his Hotel room, while Summer was in the shower, Tara didn't like the way their conservation ended at the Lobby. Tara sends a photo of Harrison on his phone as a goodbye present, Kyle knows that Harrison is cute by looking at his photo, later after Tara left, Kyle and Summer looked at Harrison's photo, which Summer replies "he's adorable", while Summer is ordering some food, Kyle is staring at a photo of his son.

Devastating break up with Summer

After taking a DNA test and confirming that Harrison is son, Kyle vows to protect him and Tara from Ashland. Kyle and the Abbotts welcome Tara and Harrison into the family and in the mansion. Summer tries to accept Harrison, but is insecure when she sees Kyle and Tara watching Harrison play as a family. However Summer sucks it up, and accepts Harrison. However Summer breaks off her engagement with Kyle when she is offered a job in Italy for a fashion house. Also tearfully telling Kyle that she is not in love with him anymore and cannot accepts Harrison. Kyle fights for Summer to stay and offers alternatives to make their relationship work. Summer refuses and leaves for Italy and gives Kyle her ring back. Kyle is heartbroken and Tara offers a shoulder to cry on. Tara tries to remind Kyle of their past and how they can be a family with Harrison. Kyle still is in love with Summer and questions why she left him all of a sudden. Phyllis began to suspect that Tara and Sally are involved with Summer leaving.

Finding out about Tara and Sally's Scheme

Kyle tries to move from Summer by raising Harrison, and working at Jabot. However Kyle keeps calling Summer into changing her mind. Phyllis befriends Tara into find more information on her and Sally. Phyllis tells Jack and Kyle that Sally and Tara was working together and ran Summer off to Italy. Phyllis shows a video of Sally and Tara at the park arguing, and tells the men that she saw Tara's contact on Sally's phone. Jack and Kyle does not believe Phyllis's accusation. However Kyle now becomes suspicious of Tara when he hears her talking to Sally on her phone. Kyle video chats Summer and questions her on why she really left, and tells her that Phyllis told him that Tara may have been involved. Summer emotionally tries to get Kyle to let it go, but Kyle keeps pushing her. Summer confesses to Kyle that Tara made her leave to Italy, because she had threatened to take Harrison away from him and disappear with him. Also Summer tells Kyle that she tried to think of ways to keep Harrison with them, but Tara made sure to her that Kyle could never find them if she did not take the job in Italy. Kyle is furious and rushes to the mansion. Jack calms Kyle down and tell his son that he had already confronted Tara, on her plot and she confessed. When Tara walks in the living room Kyle furiously confronts Tara, and her scheme to use their son. Tara tries to justify her action to Kyle and Jack that she did it for Harrison. Kyle is disgusted when he see's Tara's true colors when she revealed that she wants the control and financial status. Tara began to pack her and Harrison stuff and Kyle begs Tara not to take his son. Tara refuses and gloats that to Kyle that he could see them when they move to a different town. Tara is about leave but Phyllis and Lauren walk in just in time to stop Tara. Kyle is shocked when Lauren reveals that Tara stole money from her own company and putting it on another account. As well as refusing to give Lauren her financial information on her company from her accountant. Also planning to steal from Fennimore if Lauren would have sign off on a deal to do business with Tara. Tara realizes that Phyllis hacked in her account and thinks that it will be admissible. However Lauren informs Tara that Nick had contacted her accountant and he is willing to cooperate with the authorities. Phyllis lets the police in, and they arrested Tara. Kyle worries about telling Harrison about Tara. Jack tells Kyle that they will work together to provide Harrison stability and love. Jack also tells Kyle to show sympathy to Tara if she is released from jail. Kyle asks Jack to watch Harrison for a few day, and leaves on his jet. In Italy Summer hears a knock on the door and is shocked to see Kyle there. Kyle explains to Summer that he is taking her home with him and both kiss.

Jack informing Kyle about Keemo and Allie

While in Keemo's house in Los Angeles, Jack informs Phyllis that so he’ll get his son on a video chat and explain the whole situation. Kyle informs him that Summer has put Harrison to bed. Jack explains the situation between him and Keemo. Once Kyle finds out about the estrangement and about Keemo’s death of a heart attack, Kyle wrap his head around the shockers and offer support. Kyle also learned Keemo has a daughter named Allie, meaning Kyle has a niece and Harrison has a cousin. But Jack will admit to Kyle that things are complicated. After Jack is done spilling, Kyle will make a vow to be there for his dad anytime. Kyle will add that it’s what their family does and will have no doubt that Allie could realize that based on her brief time with Jack.


Quote(s):

(Kyle talking with Abby)

Kyle: Clean bill of health

Abby: Yeah, the doctor already told me.

Kyle Don't they have some kind of oath prohibiting that kind of spillage?

Abby: I'm your emergency contact.

Kyle: Note to self -- change that.

Abby: But we're cousins.

Kyle: Yeah, no offense, Abby, but, um, you have a big mouth.

Trivia

  • Kyle is a Capricorn.
  • He is good with astrology and knows the names and locations of stars and constellations. (January 18th, 2019)
  • He likes hockey. (May 24th, 2019)
  • He wants three dogs and plans to name them Huey, Dewey, and Louie. (September 11th, 2020)

References

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