Episode 119 Recap: "Family Issues"
"I checked the call history on the house line. There wasn't a call to her," Katheryn says. "You are on very, very thin ice."
Celine comes back with a threat: "Now Jim is running for governor. It's not a good time to play games, because I could make all hell break loose."
Katheryn tells Celine to phone Hanna again, but the call goes straight to voice mail.
"She does it one more time...I'm going to hurt her," Cannon says.
"You already did," Candace says.
Candace confirms that Amanda dropped out of law school, and Cannon hands her a letter passing her through his classes. With the letter, she can graduate and take the bar exam early—and get out of Cannon's life. The professor walks away, and Candace is left with a decision to make.
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"Pardon my brashness, but all families have problems—big ones," she says. "I just need to know that they're handled."
"Yes, they are," Katheryn tells her.
Maggie moves on to stylists. She tells the women they'll need to dress appropriately.
"You're too flashy," she tells an offended Veronica.
Having summarily updated the women, Maggie explains that she has to run and resume work on the recent hit-and-run case involving the death of a little girl. After she departs, Veronica and Katheryn both agree: They don't like the new campaign manager.
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"The only thing I can get out of my mouth is, 'Lord, help,'" she says.
The nun continues to comfort Hanna as she breaks down into tears.
Over at the Cryer mansion, Jeffery arrives in a cab and asks to talk to Wyatt. Jeffery asks where his car is, but Wyatt admits he doesn't know—he got into a crash and lost it while he was high. Furious, Jeffery tells Wyatt never to speak to him again, and gets back into the cab, with Wyatt calling after him.
Jim asks why Veronica is so upset with Jeffery. David confesses that Jeffery came out.
"Finally!" Jim tells his shocked running mate. "Everybody knows, David."
Hanna emerges from the chapel to find Tony waiting in the hospital hallway. He tells her that she needs to consider taking Benny off life support and donating his organs.
"I know you're on dialysis, Tony," Hanna says.
Tony admits that he does need a new kidney, and asks Hanna not to force his hand in the matter of their son. Misunderstanding, Hanna tells him to do whatever he needs to do.
"I need to talk to my son," David says.
"He knows how to reach us if he needs us," Veronica says, and she leaves a frazzled David still rifling through the room.
At the hospital, Hanna is watching over a comatose Benny. Michael, the grandfather of Lizzie, the little girl who was killed in the hit-and-run, comes in with flowers. He tells Hanna that Lizzie's funeral will take place the following day. He asks Hanna again whether she'll come to the press conference organized by the Rev. Waters, but Hanna confesses that she only has room in her life for taking care of Benny. Michael says he understands. Tony also comes to visit, and Michael leaves once he senses the tension between them.
"Didn't I ask you to stay away from us?" Hanna asks.
Tony says he's consulted an attorney—he's suing to take Benny off life support.
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