Yvette DuPres was a french prostitute that Justin Kiriakis had hired to get revenge on his uncle Victor. Yvette pretended to be a wealthy french baroness and soon charmed Victor. However Victor soon learned of her true colors and Yvette fled the estate.
In a run down apartment Yvette found young Carrie Brady. The two formed a quick friendship and Yvette learned that Carrie had run away from home. Yvette convinced her the streets weren't the place for a young girl and eventually she took Carrie home. Yvette and Roman II/John had chemistry and could have been happy together, but the threat from was to great and Yvette eventually fled Salem.