Brooke 'hopes' that Nick can still be a part of Hope's life. Apparently everyone has forgotten that Nick will always be a part of Hope's life -- after Deacon signed over his rights, Nick became Hope's legal father.
Rick Forrester: Chris O'Donnell. Yeah. He's a nice guy.
Chris O'Donnell is a well-known actor who has appeared in Vertical Limit, Batman & Robin and Scent of a Woman.