The Divorced Billionaire Heiress chapter 100
“What’s going on?“
“Someone posted an article with so much made -up bullsh*t about you, but the main thing is that it can’t be suppressed! Quick, go look! “ Yvette spoke with urgency.
Nicole hung up and went online. Sure enough, her name became the top trending topic once again.
With a sigh, Nicole clicked into the article and read the comments.
(Nicole has no status or family background. How did she become the Vice President of a listed company?]
(Nicole divorced without getting a penny. How did she afford to buy a Cayenne?]
(Who is Nicole’s sugar daddy?] (*waits impatiently for an exposé*]
The photos of Nicole with Grant, Kai, Ian, and some clients were posted online as so-called evidence. It made it seem like her love life was extremely messy and that her divorce was not as righteous as she had put it earlier. Public opinion was skewed towards the worst possible description of Nicole.
Nicole’s face sank. She immediately went online to check that day’s stock market.
As expected, the share price of Stanton Corporation was also affected. It dipped by more than ten percent, which made them lose more than a billion dollars at once.
Her phone suddenly rang, and Nicole immediately picked up the call.
Grant’s voice sounded a bit tired. “Kai’s with you, right?“
“Yeah, we came back really late yesterday, so he’s here with me.“
“Good. You guys stay home today. Don’t go out or come to the office.“
“I saw the news online… I’ll contact Dominic Young right away, “ Nicole said. She was not afraid if this was just against her, but it involved the company, so there were too many things at stake.
Someone must be manipulating this behind the scenes.
“I’ve already called him. Dominic said that there’s nothing he can do about it. Those social media accounts were hired by someone to gang up against you.“
Nicole frowned. “Did you find out who is behind this?“
‘Who else would cling to the past? Who’d benefit the most by making me look bad?’ Nicole thought.
Grant sneered. “Who else has this ability?“ Nicole’s heart sank. “Eric Ferguson?“
‘Is he doing this just because I kicked Wendy Quade’s head yesterday? He wants revenge?’
“It wasn’t Eric Ferguson, but it’s related to the Fergusons. Old Master Ferguson gave the order.“
Grant’s tone became colder. “The Fergusons are too arrogant. Does he think that the Ferguson family is the only one in power?“
Back when Old Master Ferguson was in power, he had a monopoly over the main businesses in Atlanta. It was not an exaggeration to say that he called the shots in the city.
However, there were a few other big corporations who had a more favorable advantage in the current market. Although Ferguson Corporation was a large corporation deeply rooted in the city. They were still not powerful enough to shake the Stanton family.
Nicole’s eyes turned cold. “Anything I can help with?“
“You don’t have to do anything. You don’t even need to clarify this. Dad already knows about this and he’s cutting his trip short. He intends to announce your identity at our company’s anniversary. The harder they bash you now, the more they will have to get on their knees in the future.“
They had intended to announce Nicole’s identity after she had established a firm foothold in the industry. However, now it seemed that some people could not wait to crush Nicole.
Nicole could hear that Grant was really triggered this time. After hanging up, Nicole looked through the harsh comments about her online.
Yvette and Ian also hired social media influencers to speak for Nicole’s innocence, but it was just a drop in the ocean and was not at all effective.
‘So, this is the Fergusons’ power? Is Old Master Ferguson trying to give me a taste of the hardships he’ll add to my life to intimidate me?’ Nicole thought.
Nicole looked out the window and saw the crowd of reporters below. Even if they could not see anything from below, their cameras were aimed at her windows and would flash with the slightest movements.
Kai slept until late in the morning. He simply washed up and got a call from Grant reminding him not to leave the house. His initial plans of going out were shuttered, so he changed back into his pajamas and began to serve the little princess Nicole breakfast.
Nicole was bored and looked at the reports Logan sent her as well as the progress report of J&L’s project. Knowing that the project was not affected, Nicole felt at ease and stayed at home obediently.
Eric Ferguson’s face was extremely glum. Mitchell stood in front of him apprehensively and dared not even breathe too loudly. The temperature in the office was plunged to freezing point in an instant.
“Who did this?“
Such an abrupt change occurred in just one night! Mitchell’s head hung low and felt like burrowing into a hole in the ground. He replied cautiously, ”Mr. Ferguson, I’ve already contacted the relevant parties. Everyone’s answer is the same. It’s Old Master Ferguson’s orders, so they had no choice but to follow.”
‘So, that’s why all the guns were aimed at Nicole and why everyone hurled mud at her?’