raised in Timbercrest, California a suburb of Los Angeles with her older sister Patricia. As children growing up it was
clear to both Audrey and Patricia that Audrey was their parent's favorite daughter. Because of this it caused a serious rift
between the sisters as they grew older. Patricia left home when she turned 18 and didn't return for decades.
Audrey who modeled the show stopping gown in Kenneth's first collection under his own label - King Fashion. The
moment on the runway changed Audrey's life forever. In the audience that late spring day was twenty year old Warren
Spencer a struggling University of California at Berkley junior majoring in journalism. Warren had been assigned the
debut fashion show for the Life & Style section of The Daily Californian, the university's newspaper. With Warren was his
Berkley roommate, Nicholas Pierce. While Audrey caught Warren's eye after the show it was Nicholas, who was the son
of a struggling single mother, that took a keen interest in the event. After the fashion show Audrey and Warren began a
long distance relationship. In May 1970, Nicholas graduated with honors from college and immediately returned to
Timbercrest in hopes of landing a job with King Fashion. Kenneth appreciated his excitement for the industry and hired
Nicholas. That summer Warren told Audrey that he wouldn't be able to transfer to UCLA as he had led her to believe.
Audrey received her last letter from Warren on July 1, 1970 and she never heard from him again.
fact he had a secret crush on her since the spring fashion show. The two spent the remainder of the summer together
and when it was time for Audrey to return to school in September she learned that she was pregnant. Audrey told
Nicholas that she was pregnant and out of fear he avoided Audrey for several days. After those few days passed
Nicholas asked Audrey to marry him and told her that they had to tell Kenneth and Eleanor. When her parents learned
that she was pregnant Eleanor immediately insisted that Nicholas marry her daughter. Audrey said that Nicholas had
asked her to marry him and she said yes as long as one of them gave their consistent. Kenneth told Nicholas and
Audrey that he would give his permission on one condition - they must leave Timbercrest until the baby was born.
Eleanor supported Kenneth's suggestion and she citied Patricia's recent behavior as bad press for King Fashion and the
that it was best for the company that they go through with this. Kenneth King announced that Audrey would be spend an
undetermined amount of time studying abroad. In September 1970, Eleanor accompanied Nicholas and Audrey to
Houston, Texas where she gave her consistent for Audrey to marry Nicholas.
named Savannah Eleanor was born. The couple returned to Timbercrest in the winter of 1972 and announced to the
press that during her time away Audrey had married Nicholas Pierce and they the fashion world was introduced to Justin
in 1974 and 1977 respectively.
came to his daughter hat in hand. He apologized for having sent her away years earlier and thanked her for the sacrifices
that she had made for the family and King Fashion. For her efforts Kenneth appointed Audrey as Creative Fashion
Director for the company. Audrey remained in that position for twelve years. In early 1993, Kenneth King revealed his
interest in retiring and wanted to turn the company over to Nicholas and Audrey in a 49%-51% split. However, before the
official papers were drawn up he suffered a massive stroke that took his life. Audrey who had been in Milan at the time
was distraught when she heard the news of her father's stroke. She rushed from Milan to be with him when he died, but
she would be to late. Kenneth died with Eleanor and Nicholas by his side. When Kenneth's will was read Eleanor
inherited full control of the company with 51% of the majority. The other 49% was left to Audrey and Nicholas was left with
nothing of the company he had worked so hard to build. As her husband had originally planned Eleanor appointed
Audrey CEO of the fashion house.
unable to successful gain a creative control on a collection and it had become apparent. King Fashion had grown into a
glamorous couture fashion house and as the year went on the company begun to lose that standing. The Board of
Directors, Eleanor, Nicholas and Audrey decided that a change needed to be made. A search committee begun
searching for a new location for King Fashion headquarters. Sales had remained high in the southern region of the
country and it was decided that the company would relocate to River's Edge, Texas.
Ethan. Upon her arrival Audrey learned that Nicholas had begun having an affair months earlier when he was in River's
Edge scouting out the location. After awhile Audrey learned that the woman was real estate agent Brandi Brashears.
Audrey made it clear to her husband that she would not let him go without a fight and Brandi backed off. Audrey thought
she had won the fight soon learned that Ethan had begun to see his father's mistress. After a family dinner with Nicholas,
Audrey, Justin, Leslie Bradshaw, Ethan and Brandi - Brandi mistook Justin's bedroom for Ethan's and the two ended up
having sex, all the while believing it was Ethan and not Justin. When the romp was later exposed Leslie ended her
engagement to Justin and the Pierce brothers came to blows over Brandi. As the fight intensified between her sons,
Audrey attempted to break it up and in her efforts became the victim. Audrey lost her balance, fell, and hit her head on the
fireplace which rendered her comatose and later paralyzed. It was during Audrey's coma that her mother, Eleanor made
a stunning gesture - she relinquished her 51% of King Fashion to Nicholas which made him the majority stockholder
Leslie Bradshaw and that her mother had betrayed her by giving Nicholas her shares in King Fashion. The final shocker
for Audrey was that Nicholas had filed for divorce and intended to marry Brandi. Her world in shambles around her,
Audrey placed squarely on Leslie and Brandi.
her divorce did give Audrey half-ownership of the Pierce estate in River's Edge. Nicholas asked to buy her half of the
property but she refused. Audrey took up residency in the pool house. Over time Audrey learned to work amicably with
Nicholas at King Fashion, developed close friendships with Brittany O'Keefe Richmond and Hillary Watson.
Audrey revealed to family, friends and the entire town that she was able to walk. Audrey convinced herself that she would
be able to win Nicholas back if she were able to walk. During the reception Audrey kissed Nicholas while the two danced.
Brandi witnessed the kiss and began to drink heavily. Audrey soon learned that Brandi's marriage Nicholas was falling
apart and she played a play for her ex-husband. However, Nicholas assured her that a reunion between the two of them
would never happen. Audrey knew she had lost Nicholas and she fled to New York City to be alone.
on the company and not Nicholas. In 2008, Audrey defended a collection designed by Nicholas that put King Fashion on
the brink of financial ruin and gave reason to doubt it's creditability as a premiere fashion house.
love with Natasha Garrett Bradshaw. In 2009, Audrey learned her mother Eleanor had suffered from a stroke. While she
tended to her mother's ailing health Audrey received another shocker - when her sister Patricia resurfaced in Los
in fact in love with Nicholas and that she had not even kissed another man since their divorce over ten years ago. Audrey
issued Natasha a warning and asked her to not marry Nicholas if she did not love him.
model for King Fashion. The two shared a kiss, but Audrey put the brakes on anything romantic between them. Later,
after his aborted wedding to Natasha, Nicholas kissed Audrey and they made love. Later Audrey discovered that she was
the rightful owner of King Fashion and that Nicholas knew, yet never told her. She also learned that Nicholas was paid by
her parents for thirty-two years, the duration of the marriage to stay married to her.