Episode 104 Recap: "Entering the Race"
Candace leaves the judge's chambers and goes to see her brother, Benny, at her mother's house—the home she's missed payments on after convincing her brother to take a mortgage out on it. "You are blowing up my phone," she says. "What's up?"
"The bank called me yesterday and said you hadn't paid the mortgage in five months," he says. "Mama could lose this house."
Candace tells Benny to relax: She's going to pay off the entire mortgage. "I'm going to get the money," she says. "All $50,000."
Benny is suspicious. "How?" he asks. "Dealing with the wrong crowd got you in this situation in the first place."
Candace tells Benny she's met a man who is crazy about her. "He's rich, very rich, and he wants me to be happy," she says.
"Is this legit?" Benny asks.
"I'm telling you the truth," she says. "I found the man of my dreams, and he showers me with gifts."
Benny is still unsettled. "I'm trusting you on this," he says. "So I don't have to sell my truck? ... I was going to sell it and pay as much of the mortgage as I could."
Candace says no. "Ever since you were a kid, you said you wanted to have a tow truck and start your own company," she says. "I'm going to get the money, don't worry."
"Thank you," Benny says.
"No, thank you," she says. "You were there for me when nobody else was."
Published on June 11, 2013