With encouragement from Katie and Hope, Bill and Liam do get past the resentment each had for the other and form a father-son bond.
Hope turns to Liam for support when she decides to end her relationship with Oliver.
She's crushed, however, when he proposes to Hope at a fashion launch party.
However, after saving her from drowning in her bathtub, Liam garners the attention of Hope's arch-rival, Steffy.Despite Amber making advances towards him, Liam remains loyal to Hope.The Amber saga ends on June 20, 2011 when DNA tests reveal that Marcus Forrester, not Liam or Oliver, is the father of Amber's baby daughter.Their friendship blossoms into romance partly due to Hope, like Liam, having grown up not knowing her birth father.The relationship continues to thrive until Hope's ex sister-in-law Amber Moore enters the picture, telling them that she and Liam slept together. To bring you the best content on our sites and applications, Meredith partners with third party advertisers to serve digital ads, including personalized digital ads.Those advertisers use tracking technologies to collect information about your activity on our sites and applications and across the Internet and your other apps and devices.He also lets Liam know that Steffy may have developed feelings for him.Determined to make him hers despite his engagement to Hope, Steffy gets support from Bill, who doesn't approve of Liam and Hope's engagement.As Liam is scolded by the Forresters for what he did, Liam blurts out that there is a possibility that Ridge could be his birth father.Hope, feeling sorry for Liam, befriends him, and they bond, much to Oliver's dismay.