Carter was angry and broke up with Maya. When Nicole brings up Maya's secret, Carter asks her if she told Wyatt about Maya, when Maya arrives. Vivienne thought Nicole staying with Maya with people who run a clothing company wasn't healthy. Later, after hearing Lizzy call Nicole instead of her, Maya arranged to have Nicole and Zende work at Forrester International in Paris to put distance between Nicole and Lizzy. Julius admits he's leaving but Vivienne insists on staying. His hopes end up dashed, however, when Maya lets him know that they are just portraying characters on a show, and that she loves Rick and is committed to him. Estranged Engagment and Maya's Meddling In 2014, while waiting for Forrester's sabotaged freight elevator by , told Maya he loves doing photography with her and that she's beautiful.
Katie walks in on them working closely and they explain their partnership. Bridget returns to Los Angeles to attend the wedding and wish Rick good luck. Ridge was shocked and actually felt bad for Little Ricky. Maya entered her home with much surprise to see her mother. Caroline was furious and taunted the inexperienced Maya, but Rick hired a professional model to be Maya's guide. Thomas and Thorne teamed up to kick Rick out partly because of Thomas and Rick's bad history and have Thorne be president and Thomas vice president. Caroline was upset over what she was seeing, and Rick said he wanted a quick divorce and for her to leave town.
Maya informed her about the biological mother leaving and Jesse being the father. Maya was a little nervous thinking how people would react but Rick insisted. Nicole again turned her back on her half-sister and refused Zende's repeated marriage proposals, proclaiming she didn't want a marriage like Vivienne's and telling Sasha she could have Zende. She just wants to get to know her sister, who is kicking her out. Later, Caroline made points with Rick by arranging a fundraiser fashion show for her cancer foundation, in which Rick, Carter, and Marcus, along with and , modeled sleepwear on the runway. She looked up Dayzee to help her find the baby girl she had given up for adoption with Dayzee's help on Skid Row when she was sentenced. Maya thought Rick was done with her and moved into her old apartment at Dayzee's.
Dayzee did some digging and was forced to tell Maya that her daughter, along with her daughter's adoptive family, died in a car wreck. Nicole told him that Maya's at her old apartment at Dayzee's. Julius and Vivienne race down there demanding it gets called off. Maya explained that the child she raised was the daughter of Jesse Graves, and the biological mother was out of the picture. Rick crashes his car off the road. Such as Mariah To Rick , Maria To Maya , Mitsy To Rick and Maya , Monica To Rick , Melissa To Rick , Marietta To Carter , Mona To Rick and Maya , and after she took a break Martha To Rick.
Maya appeared by the door wearing nothing but a bathrobe. Oliver admitted she will help him stay in the company and she's smart and pretty enough so he'll put up with her. However, Caroline's gig was up, and Rafael fired her. Rick then offers that Nicole stay at the mansion after she had a falling out with her roommate. Maya also explained Nicole and Carter know, and Carter told Ridge who told Brooke and Eric and Brooke motivated her to tell him even though she was going to. Julius stated he came back for his little girl and hugged Maya. Nicole stated she didn't come to L.
In 2013, Maya was released from prison and tracked down Dayzee, demanding her baby back. Carter asked Maya who admit it. Oliver clumsily had to fight the other knight and fell down. Bill commended Liam for protecting Caroline and Ivy. Maya was amazed at the estate she's heard so many stories from. He knocked and when Maya opened the door, Rick noticed the ring on her finger, and Carter came to her protectively. Rick got angry that Ridge is taking credit for Caroline's designs, but Caroline insisted she's happy to help him.
Pam explained to her that this meeting is for interns which Nicole stated she's applying for. Maya, however, stays strong and tells him that she's with Rick and that Carter has to keep his feelings to himself. Ultimately, Bill choses to side with Rick under one condition, Maya, the face of Forrester Creations, has to go. While she begins changing, Zende walks in and believes Nicole is behind the changing wall but is stunned to see Sasha wearing only her bra and underwear. Zende tells Julius what everybody else is trying to get through to him, that it's Nicole's decision and hers only.
Nicole explained how Forrester Creations is a corporate business and she wants to get to know Maya in the process. Maya was confused at first but then saw his phone. Zende commits his relationship with Nicole. Oliver asked her if she was angry about their relationship or jealous. Julius continues to show disgust that Sasha is in town and once again tells her to leave and go back home, but Sasha refuses every time.
Rick was in a business meeting with Eric, Thorne, Caroline, and Thomas where his contributions weren't high and Eric felt Forrester Creations could use a new president. Maya doesn't wanna talk about the past. Rick took Maya up to the legendary Big Bear Cabin, the Forrester's cabin. Brooke and Maya were shocked. Carter continues to stick up for Oliver. Nicole accepts the offer, but Maya still seems unsure.
Ridge questioned why Nicole was here but she handed him her application and apologized for acting like a big shot and explained she'd like to stay at Forrester. Maya and Rick still have given Nicole every right to say no and change her mind, Nicole still refuses to turn back on her agreement to have their baby and especially won't do so on her parents' account. Nicole and Zende moved past it, and she finally lost her virginity to him. But Thomas and Thorne contradicted that even though the sales are up they need a profit. Maya's supporters online believe that Forrester Creations forced her to leave the company.