The conflict between Ashley Kerwin and Manny Santos began in Take My Breath Away, but it wasn't focused on until Holiday (2).

Conflict History


Manny was shown to be jealous of Ashley in Take My Breath Away, when she saw Ashley and Craig talking. Ashley, however, began to dislike Manny in Holiday (2), when she found out that Manny was dating Craig, even though Ashley and Craig were still together at the time. By season 7, it seems Ashley and Manny have come to a truce.

Season 1

In Basketball Diaries, Manny disapproves of Ashley not crediting Liberty for her work claiming “a monkey can do her job better”.

Season 2

In Take My Breath Away, Manny gets jealous when she spots Ashley talking with Craig. After interupting thier conversation, she then suggests to him that he not to talk to her anymore.

Season 3

In Should I Stay Or Should I Go?, Manny convinces Craig to cheat on Ashley with her, and is hurt when she sees that Ashley and Craig are still together.

In Holiday (1), Manny asks Craig to break up with Ashley, as a Christmas present to her.

In Holiday (2), Manny is helping Ashley with makeup for the Christmas show and talking about Ashley needs to move on from Craig, Ashley is confused and tells Manny that they're still together. Ashley then notices the bracelet Craig had hidden in his garage and thought he had gotten for her. She compliments Manny's bracelet and asks who got it for her and Manny says it was just from some guy and they realize Craig had been lying to both of them the whole time and break up with him.

In Accidents Will Happen (1), Ashley and Ellie insult Manny from the incident between them and Craig and Manny tries to tell them it wasn't just her fault but gives up. When Manny goes to talk to Ashley, Ashley tries to walk away until Manny says she's sorry but Ashley tells her that doesn't help and Manny talks about how Craig lied to both them. Ashley tells her she's gonna be late for class but as Manny leaves Ashley seems to be thinking about what she said.

In Accidents Will Happen (2), Ashley is shocked to find out that Craig and Manny are officially together and is even more shocked when Paige informs her that she believes that Craig got Manny pregnant. When Ashley approaches them in the cafeteria, she announces it to the whole school which embarasses Manny, causing her to run out the cafeteria crying.

Season 4

In Anywhere I Lay My Head, Ashley is annoyed when she finds out that Manny was behind Spinner convincing Downtown Sasquatch to play at the school car wash. Later at the car wash, Craig and Manny are talking, but Ashley interrupts them, calling Craig over to her. Spinner approaches Manny, and comments that if Ashley was anymore bitter, then she'd be a lemon.

In Neutron Dance, Ashley is shocked to see Manny as an addition to Downtown Sasquatch.

Season 5

In High Fidelity (2), when Ellie tells Ashley that Craig got back with Manny, Ashley jokingly says that makes her itchy.

Season 6

In The Bitterest Pill, Ashley and Manny both attended the Degrassi memorial service for J.T. Yorke, who was murdered by a Lakehurst Secondary School student named Drake Lempkey several days earlier.

Season 7

In Bust a Move (1), Manny, Jay, Ashley, Emma and Liberty take a road trip to Smithdale University.

In Bust a Move (2), Ashley seems happy that Manny and Jay worked out their differences, and got back together. They both attended Craig's Purple Dragon concert at Smithdale.