Olivia Winters helped Alex win the case however, the two were never friends because Olivia was constantly afraid of losing Neil to Alex.
Meanwhile, Neil's brother Malcolm Winters fell for Alex and they started dating.
—Douglas on his firing from the soap opera (2001) History According to Sean, he dropped out of MIT as an 18-year-old junior, and began traveling the country for five years with a backpack as his only possession.
Alex decided to move back to Minneapolis after she wasn't able to deal with the guilt. He would later become a prominent boyfriend of both Phyllis Summers and Jill Abbott.
In July 2001, it was announced that Douglas had been let go from the role, and that it would be recast.
The relationship ended when Amanda left the country with their baby. After realizing the truth about the abuse, Amanda divorces Ralph and returns to town to become closer to her daughter again.
She begins volunteering at the homeless shelter where Mac used to stay. Knowing she is close to Katherine Chancellor, Ralph takes advantage of this and blackmails Amanda into stealing things from the Chancellor house.
He lived in a 35-room Long Island Victorian mansion, filled with great art, furniture from around the world, and all the "toys." When he realized that he was living to maintain his possessions instead of enjoying his life, he left it all behind and took a job in Genoa City.
At some point along the way he had a relationship with Phyllis Summers.Sean was a good influence on the embittered Jill, showing us a bit of the fun-loving innocent woman she once was.Sean moved into the Chancellor Estate and lived with Jill.Ralph's terrorizing of Amanda is stopped by Larry Warton, with whom Amanda has developed a relationship.Amanda chooses to leave town after Jill Abbott shows her the security camera footage of Amanda stealing jewels from the mansion and nearly getting people killed.Malcolm ended up in an accident, as Alex and Neil returned to Genoa City.