Fit Check: Confessions of an Ukay Queen (2023): Season 1, Episode 3 - Episode #1.3 - full transcript

Thanks to Melanie's talent and initiative, Chris bags a foreign investor for SFX and finally gains his father's approval. The pair's success and budding closeness, however, irk both Steve and Stella and push Chris' jealous ex-girl...

Well, I've got to give it
to you, Georgina.

You fooled me,
you fooled everyone.

- Bravo!
- [THEME MUSIC PLAYING]

Actually, Melanie mentioned
during her interview

that you were the one
who took care of her

- when she lost her mom and dad.
- That's right.

"Lost"?!

Her mom's still alive...

- [UTENSILS CLATTER LOUDLY]
- [CHUCKLES NERVOUSLY]

I really look up
to you, Ma'am Georgina.

You used to be a model, right?



You have such a beautiful ring.

This belonged to my son.

His name's Avel.

He is Melanie's father.

[THEME MUSIC CONTINUES]

[FUNKY MUSIC PLAYING]

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- [AVEL] George, let's talk.
- [MELANCHOLIC MUSIC PLAYING]

I already told you, Avel.
It's over.

It has nothing to do with you.

It's more of what I want.

What I want to become.

[AVEL] But how can I give you
what you want

if you won't tell me
what it is?!



[YOUNG GEORGINA]You know what I've been through.

[MAKEUP CASE CLUNKS]

My mom never loved me...

No one ever did!

And yet, she kept me

so someone would keep
working for her

- and paying for her vices.
- [OBJECTS CLATTERING LOUDLY]

I am only starting
to feel my worth now.

Now that I'm starting
to make a name for myself.

I don't want to lose
everything I worked hard for.

George.

You're important to me, George.

I love you very much.

Please...

My dreams are more important
to me.

[MELANCHOLIC MUSIC CONTINUES]

[SNIFFLES]

[BABY WAILING]

[SORROWFUL MUSIC PLAYING]

[OBJECTS CLATTERING]

- [WAILING CONTINUES]
- [SORROWFUL MUSIC CONTINUES]

Mac, I know she's in there.

Just take the kid, Avel.

[BABY COOS]

[BABY COOS]

[SORROWFUL MUSIC CONTINUES]

[SNIFFLING]

[SOBBING]

[SORROWFUL MUSIC CONTINUES]

[BABY COOS]

[SNIFFLES]

[SNIFFLING]

[SORROWFUL MUSIC CONTINUES]

[EXHALES DEEPLY]

Wow! It's so nice here
at the Manila Yacht Club!

Gosh!

You know what, sir?
It's my first time here.

This is my dad's favorite place.

Sir Michael's really
something else.

He's so fancy and cultured!

Anyway, why are we here, sir?

No reason. I just wanted
to take you out for lunch

before your first day
in the office.

Also, this is to celebrate
your success last night.

"My success"?!
What are you talking about?!

- It's our success, sir!
- [CHRIS CHUCKLES]

- We should both get credit.
- Alright, it's our success.

- There.
- But I'd still like

to congratulate you.

I saw your grandma last night.
She was so proud of you!

[CLICKS TONGUE]

And I'm sure your mom
would be too.

You should've seen how happy
my grandma was last night.

- She even got emotional!
- [CHRIS CHUCKLES]

But, you know what, sir?

I also saw your father
last night,

and he was also
very proud of you.

And that's because of you.

Because of you,
our relationship has improved.

Why, sir? Didn't you have a good
relationship with your father?

Well, you know,
our relationship is...

different.

What do you mean?

[SOFT MUSIC PLAYING]

You see, I'm just the son
of his mistress.

Which makes Steve
my half-brother.

Mm-hmm.

- Oh!
- [CHUCKLES]

But, sir, just because you are
Sir Steve's half-brother,

doesn't mean Sir Michael
only loves you half as much.

Well, my mom died
when I was only 14.

I was too young
to live on my own

so my dad was only forced
to take me in.

We were practically strangers,

but I still strived
to be a good son so...

So he would accept you
wholeheartedly?

- Yeah.
- Knew it!

You know what, sir?

We have that in common.

I also want to prove myself
to my mom.

I may always say
that I don't care about her.

But the truth is,

I really do.

I just don't like
talking about her.

[SIGHS DEEPLY] That's because
doing so hurts me.

When we finally meet,
I want to be able

to make her feel that
she was wrong for abandoning me.

Well, I hope you get
to meet her one day.

You know, to patch things up.

You know, Melanie,
nothing is impossible

just as long as you will it.

[BRIGHT MUSIC PLAYING]

This conversation's
making me hungry, sir.

[CHRIS LAUGHS]

I think we better order.

- Okay.
- [CLAPS LOUDLY]

- Waiter...
- Don't do that.

- But how... Oh!
- Like this.

[WAITER] Yes, ma'am?

- There. You can order now.
- Thank you.

Oh, I want this!

[CHUCKLES SOFTLY]

This looks delicious.
Can I order this?

- Is that okay?
- Sure. Order anything you want.

Okay.

[MUSIC FADES]

[FOOTSTEPS APPROACHING]

[CLOPS]

I revamped the accents
of the previous designs

to make it more striking.

This will actually...

make SFX's designs
look outdated.

Georgina?

[BARBIE CLEARS THROAT]

Um, Madam? If the colors
are too plain for you,

maybe we can try, um, layering.

Am I talking to you?

What's your job here again?

Secretary.

Not designer.

Um... Sorry, Madam.

[MAC SIGHS SHARPLY]

[BARBIE] Uh...

Next time, just zip it!

[FOOTSTEPS LEAVING RAPIDLY]

[SUSPENSEFUL MUSIC PLAYING]

[INHALES DEEPLY]

[EMOTIONAL MUSIC PLAYING]

[EMOTIONAL MUSIC CONTINUES]

[WHISPERS] There.

[EMOTIONAL MUSIC CONTINUES]

Oh. Hi, Ma'am Georgina!

[GEORGINA] Oh.

Your office?

Oh, yes, ma'am.
Come, make yourself at home.

It's still a bit messy.

- But, come in.
- Okay.

Oh! That's Grandma Dulce,
and that's my dad.

It's actually too bad
that he's gone now.

You see, it was his dream for me
to become a famous designer.

And now, I'm slowly making
that dream come true.

I'm sure he'd be
so proud of you.

Oh, uh...

How about your mom?

Um... To be honest,
I never really met her.

Daddy also never told me
anything about her.

Did he say why?

[MELANIE] He said my mom doesn't
care about me, anyway,

so why bother?

- [EMOTIONAL MUSIC PLAYING]
- [OBJECTS CLATTERING]

[BREATHES HEAVILY]

Well, I guess
that's understandable.

I mean, we wouldn't want to
force other people to accept us

if they want nothing to do
with us, anyway, right?

[CHUCKLES SOFTLY]

Oh. Check this out,
Ma'am Georgina.

I had it framed.

I'm putting this right here.

[EMOTIONAL MUSIC CONTINUES]

Okay... [CHUCKLES SOFTLY]

Okay.

[EMOTIONAL MUSIC CONTINUES]

[STELLA] Shall we begin
with the schedule?

Chris.

I'm sorry.

Um... [EXHALES DEEPLY]

- What's your timeline again?
- [INHALES DEEPLY]

All prototypes should be done
within the week.

And then, give or take
another week or so

for final revisions
and approvals.

[CHRIS] Right. Uh...

Just bear in mind that this is
for a different project.

[UPBEAT MUSIC PLAYING]

[CHRIS] We're planning to open
the SFX branch in LA this year.

And, since we're already gaining
lots of attention overseas,

I think it's best to strike
while the iron's hot.

[LOUD RIPPING]

We'd be honored
to be part of it.

Your idea of producing
and using sustainable threads

for streetwear fashion...
[CHUCKLES SOFTLY]

It's practical

and profitable.

[CHRIS] Yes, sir. That's why
we're not just doing this

for the trend, Mr. Lynch.

We're in it
for the long haul.

[MR. LYNCH]Looks like we have a deal.

[CHRIS] Thank you, sir.

[MICHAEL] Mr. Lynch, thank you.

Yeah. Thank you so much.

Oh, yeah, um...

I'm sure you're also interested
in TNT's recent projects.

Shall we talk about it
over coffee?

Sure.

- Sure.
- [STEVE] I'll show you out.

Excuse us.

Looks like SFX is going to LA!

Congratulations.

[CHRIS] Uh, Pa, by the way...

The store that closed?

We already reopened it
last weekend as promised.

I've also reassigned
the old staff members there.

You're right. We shouldn't
just let go

of people important to us.

But you also have to remember to
always make the right choices.

Please fix this.
Then, make sure it's straight.

- Okay, ma'am.
- Thank you.

[SHELLY] OMG, bestie!

People are really buying
your designs!

- [SQUEALS, GIGGLES]
- [GIGGLES]

Hello, guys!

Welcome to my channel!

Come and buy our dear friend
Melanie's designs

here at the SFX store
in Style District!

- Yes!
- They're so beautiful!

[CHRIS] Pa...

You only know
it's the right choice

when you've followed
your heart, right?

It's not as simple as that!

It is, Pa.

If you love it...

Choose it.

[MELANIE] Congratulations, sir.

I heard you're putting up
an SFX branch in LA!

I can't believe it either.

But, I want you to come up with
a collection for that, okay?

- Okay, sir.
- Can you do that?

- Of course!
- Great!

[MELANIE INHALES DEEPLY]

Oh!

I thought you'd
leave me hanging.

[BOTH LAUGH]

[STORE MANAGER] Sir Chris!

[CHRIS] Oh! Hey!

Thank you for not letting us go.

We heard you even stood up
for us in front of Boss Mike.

Of course. This is you and
your team we're talking about.

I'll never let you go because
I know how good you guys are.

Besides, I knew this branch
would reopen sooner or later.

And I was right, right?

[STORE MANAGER]
Thanks again, sir, ma'am.

We won't let you guys down.

- Thank you.
- Thank you, sir.

Thank you guys as well.

Wow! You sounded very confident

that this store was
going to reopen.

I was confident because of you.

[ROMANTIC MUSIC PLAYING]

Um, sir, about what
you mentioned before...

You know,
the sustainable threads?

I know of a community
we can help.

And then, we can...

Uh...

What's the matter, sir?

Why don't we...

savor our success first?

You know, live in the moment.

Let's take a break.

[INHALES DEEPLY]

[EXHALES DEEPLY]

[GEORGINA] Are you worried
because TNT's sales declined?

Hon, don't.

We'll recover.

[SIGHS LOUDLY]

But it's not just that.

It's Chris.

What about Chris?

- Well, Papa cheated on my mom.
- [DARK MUSIC PLAYING]

And now, he's rewarding him?

It doesn't make sense!

I've already forgiven Papa.

But I promised myself

that that would be
the last time

that someone makes
a fool of me.

Look, hon, I'm-I'm sorry.

I know that in my eagerness

to keep Chris from succeeding,

I've been putting too much
pressure on you. I'm sorry.

Oh, no, no, no.

No, hon. We're...

We're partners.

We're a team.

And I should be carrying
this burden with you

because you carried me
when I was a nobody.

You trusted me.

And I will never break
that trust.

Promise.

Thanks.

[UPBEAT MUSIC PLAYING
OVER SPEAKERS]

Hey.

You have to relax.

Just relax.
It's going to be fun.

Come on.

[UPBEAT MUSIC PLAYING
OVER SPEAKERS]

Come on.

[EDM MUSIC PLAYING]

- [MAN] Hey!
- [CHRIS] Hi!

- How are you?
- [WOMAN] I'm good.

This is Melanie,
our new designer.

- Oh my god!
- How are you doing?

I super loved
your fashion show!

You have to watch out
for her, okay?

[MELANIE]
Nice meeting you, guys.

- Thanks!
- Catch you guys later. Bro!

- Bro! How are you doing?
- What's up, bro!

- Alright!
- [CHRIS] This is Melanie.

Why the fuck is he
with that bitch?

Chris!

Chris! Chris!

Aah!

My gosh! Let's go!
Whoo! Whoo! Whoo!

Excuse me. Move!

[CHRIS] Sit down, Melanie.

Hi!

- Hi.
- [STELLA] So, how's it going?

It's going fine.
We're a little late, though.

I noticed!
I don't know why you're late.

- Who'd you come here with?
- Just Melanie.

- Oh, really?
- Yeah.

My god! My god!
He just came with Melanie!

[CHRIS] Want anything? Huh?

- Excuse me.
- [STELLA] My god! Want a drink?

- [EDM MUSIC CONTINUES]
- [INDISTINCT CHATTER]

[LOUD HOUSE MUSIC PLAYING]

[STELLA] Melanie...

[LOUDER] Melanie!

This is Kier.

[KIER] Hey. What's up?

[STELLA] And, of course,
you know Grace.

[GRACE] Hi, Melanie!
You look snatched! No cap.

[STELLA] And, of course,
you know Josh.

[JOSH]
How are you doing, Melanie?

[STELLA CHUCKLES]

[LOUD RAPPING]

[HOUSE MUSIC CONTINUES]

[WAYNE] Hey!

- [STELLA] Hey!
- [CHRIS] Hey.

- What's up, guys? Chris?
- Wayne.

- How are you?
- Long time, no see, bro!

-How's it going? Long time, bro!
- [CHRIS] How are you doing?

[HOUSE MUSIC CONTINUES]

- What's up?
- Bro, this is Melanie.

Uh, uh, uh...

No need for
further introductions.

Melanie Dela Cruz.

Uh..

- Hi, Wayne.
- It's a pleasure.

Oh!

[HOUSE MUSIC CONTINUES]

- See this?
- Wow! You're wearing my design.

- It's an honor.
- Ahh... I...

- Oh!
- Thank you.

No. Thank you, ma'am.

[CHUCKLES]

I don't normally buy
off the rack,

but this one...

This slaps!

- [CONDESCENDINGLY] "Slaps."
-[WAYNE] I just couldn't resist.

- Thank you.
- [CHRIS] Thank you.

Oh. Where's your drink?

- Um, I'm still waiting for it.
- Oh!

[STELLA] She wants iced tea.

Iced tea?

- [WAYNE] There it is.
- [CHRIS] Here you go.

[WAYNE] Alright! Cheers!

[STELLA CHUCKLES]

- Excuse me.
- [STELLA] Cheers!

- Mm?
- Huh?

Cheers.

[WAYNE] Here. This is good.
Trust me. Try it.

- No, thanks, I'm good.
- Say, "aah."

- [WAYNE] Are you a germaphobe?
- [MELANIE] Huh?

[EDM MUSIC PLAYING]

[BOISTEROUS LAUGHTER]

- Whoo!
- We were in Cote d'Azur,

Stella, remember? Mm!

Of course! And then, when I
finally met Chris,

I found out that he's more
of a shopaholic than I am!

- Oh!
- Oh my god!

[CHRIS] Hey! What are you
talking about?!

What are you talking about?!

- It's true! You shop a lot!
- Bro, look who's talking.

I still remember how you guys
talked me out

- of visiting the Louvre.
- Why is that?

[CHRIS] Because you said
you needed a tour guide

at Cap3000, Saint-Tropez,
and L'Avenue 83!

- Obviously!
- Who's the shopaholic now?!

[STELLA] I did say that!
But he bought more than we did!

[CHRIS] Oh, come on, guys!

[STELLA] He even maxed out
his credit card!

- It was unbelievable! [CACKLES]
- [WAYNE LAUGHS]

- [WAYNE] You're right!
-[STELLA] I couldn't believe it!

[BOISTEROUS LAUGHTER]

He really went off the rails.

- It was crazy!
- Are you okay?

- [STELLA] Cheers! Cheers!
- Let's dance.

- No, no. I'm okay.
- [STELLA] Hey!

- Cheers!
- Let's dance!

- Chris, cheers!
- [WAYNE] Chris!

- [STELLA] Whoo!
- Come on, let's dance!

I don't know how to.

It's okay. Come on.

I brought you here to let loose,
but you're not having any fun.

- No, I'm fine.
- Come on.

Let's enjoy the night. Come on.

Perfect.

- Here.
- [MELANIE] Huh?

[CHRIS] Drink it.

- I don't think so.
- Take it.

It's okay. You'll be fine.

- One, two...
- Huh? Wait. Stop.

- One, two, three!
- Whoo! Hoo! Hoo!

Hey. I saw that.

Can you do another shot?

- No, I'm done.
- Last one. I promise. Come on.

Shot! Shot! Shot! Cheers!

[EDM MUSIC CONTINUES]

Whoo!

[EDM MUSIC CONTINUES]

[CHRIS] Okay.
Now, let's see you dance.

Come on, dance.

[EDM MUSIC CONTINUES]

Yeah...

Let's go!

[EDM MUSIC CONTINUES]

[EDM MUSIC CONTINUES]

Oh!

Lower! Lower!

[CHRIS LAUGHS]

[EDM MUSIC CONTINUES]

Come. Let's get a new drink.
This one's already watered down.

- Stella, you want anything?
- [GRACE] Okay, let's go.

No, thank you.

- [GRACE] Okay.
- Come on.

[EDM MUSIC CONTINUES]

[WAYNE GRUNTS, SIGHS LOUDLY]

You know what?

I like her.

[STELLA] You think you can
get her to go home with you?

Oh, please!

This is me you're talking to.

Alright, then.

I dare you.

Easy pickings.

[EDM MUSIC CONTINUES]

[ROMANTIC MUSIC PLAYING]

[ROMANTIC MUSIC CONTINUES]

- [MELANIE RETCHES]
- [EDM MUSIC RESUMES]

- Oh!
- [MELANIE COUGHS]

[STELLA LAUGHING BOISTEROUSLY]

So she's an easy lay, huh?

[SCOFFS]

Well? Are you still interested?

Remember what I said
about me craving street food?

Shh.

I mean...

- [EDM MUSIC CONTINUES]
- [INDISTINCT CHATTER]

[DOOR CREAKS]

[WATER RUNNING]

[FAUCET SQUEAKS]

[BREATHES LOUDLY]

[GROANS]

[EXHALES LOUDLY]

- [FAUCET SQUEAKS]
- [WATER RUNNING]

Get it together, Melanie!
That was embarrassing. Geez!

[GROANS]

She may be talented,
but she lacks good breeding.

She's not good
for your brand, Stella!

But Chris is so into her.

What?!

No.

Chris is not into her.

He just knows how to use Melanie
for the benefit of SFX.

He's a businessman,

and he'll dance with garbage
if he needs to.

All for SFX.

And once he's done using her,

he'll throw Melanie back
to where she belongs.

To the... um...

flea market!

[CACKLING]

That's true. That's true.

- Good point.
- You know it, girl.

Oh my god.

I didn't see you there, Melanie.

Is that what you
really think of me?

- A little.
- [MELANIE] Garbage?

Trash?

What? Do you consider me
biodegradable trash?

[CHUCKLES]

Something that rots easily?

Well, at least
I'm nothing like you guys.

You're non-biodegradable trash

because you're plastic
and fake!

- Ooh!
- Ooh!

Why are you so upset, Melanie?

Does the truth hurt?

Well, I'm sorry to burst
your illusion, honey,

but it's time
to snap out of it.

Snap. Snap.

How about I snap
your neck instead?

- Ooh!
- [STELLA SCOFFS]

This woman you're calling trash

just saved all of you
and your company from ruins!

If it weren't for me,
you'd all end up in the dumps!

[LAUGHS MOCKINGLY]

- Hey, chill out. We're just...
- Hey! You're just like them!

[STELLA] Oh!

- We're just having fun.
- Hey! Let go of me!

- [WAYNE] Chill!
- [STELLA CACKLING]

- Let me go!
- [STELLA] Oh my god! Chris!

- Sto... Oh my god!
- [WAYNE] What?! Huh?!

[STELLA] Stop it!

- What?!
- You bastard!

Don't you ever show your face
to me again!

Melanie. Melanie, wait!

Melanie, I'm sorry
for my friends.

I mean...
I-I-I mean, my former friends.

You know what? I've never
forgotten what you said before.

You said that in this industry,
there are lots of fake people.

Don't tell me
you believe Stella.

I don't know.

[SCOFFS]

Melanie, I got punched
in the face...

Am I to blame for that?!
Is that my fault?

No, it's my fault!

It's my fault that I didn't want
to see you disrespected!

Okay?!

I'm here for you, Melanie.

Why? Because I'm important
to SFX?

Because you're important to me.

Because I somehow helped you fix
your relationship with your dad?

That's the reason, right?

You know what? Fine!

I needed you!

I needed your designs!
I needed your talent!

Because that was all you were
to me back then:

an asset to the company.

But things are different now.

-[INHALES DEEPLY, SIGHS SHARPLY]
- [EMOTIONAL MUSIC PLAYING]

What do you mean by that?

That was the first time
I danced since... what...

High school?

Because of you,
I got to experience

going to a thrift shop

and eating fried pork head
and crispy pork leg

for the first time!

[CHRIS SIGHS DEEPLY]

It's the first time I've felt
this happy since my mom died.

I'm a different person
because I'm happy now.

[EMOTIONAL MUSIC CONTINUES]

You make me happy, Melanie.

[GRUNTS]

[CHRIS BREATHES LOUDLY]

[SIGHS DEEPLY]

- I'm sorry.
- [SIGHS SHARPLY]

[EXHALES SHARPLY]

[INHALES SHARPLY]

Uh...

[FOOTSTEPS LEAVING]

[EMOTIONAL MUSIC CONTINUES]

[STELLA] Chris is not into her.

He just knows how to use Melanie
for the benefit of SFX.

He's a businessman,

and he'll dance with garbage
if he needs to.

All for SFX.

And once he's done using her,

he'll throw Melanie back
to where she belongs.

To the...

flea market!

[STELLA CACKLES]

[MELANCHOLIC MUSIC PLAYING]

[MELANCHOLIC MUSIC CONTINUES]

[LINE TRILLING]

[PHONE RINGING]

[MELANCHOLIC MUSIC CONTINUES]

[RINGING CONTINUES]

[LINE TRILLING]

[PHONE RINGING]

[LINE TRILLING]

[LINE TRILLING]

[MELANCHOLIC MUSIC CONTINUES]

[BELL TOLLS]

I'm telling you, if I could just
get back at them,

I'd make them pay!

Well, what's stopping you?

Well, Stella and her friends

will surely make things public
if I do, of course!

They may always be covered
in fancy clothes,

but their attitude is trash!

- Hmph!
- They're rotten to the core!

Geez! Anyway, good thing
I decided

not to tell Grandma Dulce
about this.

Hmm...

Do you think Chris
was also just putting on an act?

You know what?
I have no idea.

Honestly, I don't want to think
about it anymore.

But despite everything,
I don't want to waste

the opportunity
that was given to me.

I can't just lose my job
and give all these up.

I can't give up on my dreams.
I won't let that happen.

Grandma Dulce and I
have a dream,

and I'll make it happen.

So I promised myself that
no matter what happens,

I won't let
those witches win.

Your work environment
sounds stressful.

You're surrounded by
two-faced witches.

But you know what?

I think Ma'am Georgina is
not like those trashy people.

I really think she's different.

- Here. Drink some water.
- Anyway, this is really tasty.

- Or else you might choke.
- It's so delicious.

- I'm about to finish all these.
- Hey, you've eaten a lot.

I'm sorry.
I'm just stressed!

- No one will notice.
- I've already weighed those.

- Oh, I'll return it now.
- You're unbelievable.

- I'm really sorry.
- Just buy it already.

You've eaten a lot, anyway.

[LAUGHS]

You insulted Melanie.

And you insulted me.

Some people even heard you
call me a user.

If you have no use for her,
then get rid of her.

She's a fake
who just got lucky.

Take her out before
she drags us all down.

Not before I kick you out.

What?

[INHALES DEEPLY]

Stella, if...

If you can't work
with Melanie,

[DOOR CLICKS OPEN]

get out. [EXHALES LOUDLY]

[SCOFFS]

Wow.

Are you getting rid of me
like you did the first time?

When you dumped me
as your girlfriend?!

Why, Chris?!

Why are you choosing her?!

[VOICE BREAKING]Do you have feelings for her?

[MOROSE MUSIC PLAYING]

[FOOTSTEPS LEAVING]

[FOOTSTEPS APPROACHING]

[GROANS, SIGHS LOUDLY]

- [SIGHS DEEPLY]
- [STOMPING FEET]

Are you happy now?

Chris fired me because of you.

Are you seriously surprised

after everything you said
last night?

So that's what you wanted?

For me to get fired
so you could take my job?

No wonder you've been
sucking up to Chris.

That may be how you do things,
but I'm nothing like you.

You don't know me.

I don't need to know you

to know what kind
of person you are.

And from what I see,
you're trash.

Just like your slutty friend
and your grandmother,

who's just like you.

Uncivilized and cheap.

[TENSE MUSIC PLAYING]

Insult me all you want,

but leave my loved ones
out of this!

Got it?!

[MOROSE MUSIC PLAYING]

[ELEVATOR BELL DINGS]

[BREATHES LOUDLY]

[DOOR CLICKS OPEN]

[GEORGINA EXHALES DEEPLY]

[MELANIE BREATHES HEAVILY]

Ma'am Georgina, I'm sorry.

[SIGHS LOUDLY]

You just proved Stella right

with the attitude that
you showed everyone today.

If someone insulted
your loved ones,

would you just do nothing?

[INHALES DEEPLY]

Well, I choose my battles.

Anyway, Melanie,
I'm really busy right now.

Maybe the reason I got hurt
when she called me trash...

[SOBS]

is because deep down,
I know she could be right.

[VOICE BREAKING]To my mother, I am trash.

She threw me away
like garbage.

The reason I've been working
really hard

to become successful

is because I am
hoping that one day,

my mother would see
what I've done with my life.

So she'd see what has become
of the child she abandoned

and got rid of.

And when I find out who she is,

I'll make her realize that
she's a horrible person.

That she's
a terrible mother.

[MELANCHOLIC MUSIC PLAYING]

[SOFTLY] You may go now.

[SOBS, BREATHES HEAVILY]

Oh my god!

- [EXHALES DEEPLY]
- The thrift shop girl?!

[GEORGINA SIGHS LOUDLY]

That... That Melanie girl?

[GEORGINA BREATHING HEAVILY]

George, she's your daughter?

Are you serious, George?

[SIGHS LOUDLY,
INHALES DEEPLY]

I really thought she wouldn't
last in this company,

but she's got a strong hold
on Chris.

And now, even Uncle Mike
is becoming fond of her.

[HUFFS]

[BREATHES HEAVILY]

Now that I know who she is,

I will do everything

to throw her out of here
right away.

Right away, Mac!

I-I cannot even begin to imagine
what will happen once Steve

-or... or Sir Michael finds out.
- [INHALES DEEPLY]

[EXHALES LOUDLY,
INHALES DEEPLY]

I can't... [INHALES SHARPLY]

I can't face that girl anymore.

You're guilty.

[EMOTIONAL MUSIC PLAYING]

What?!

You cannot face your guilt.

No, no.

[INHALES DEEPLY,
EXHALES SHARPLY]

She can't ruin my life.

I have to find a way
to get rid of her

again.

I know you're
already stressed

with those phony people
in your office.

But do you suspect Chris
to also be putting you on?

I honestly don't know.
All I know is

that I don't want to trust
any of them anymore.

After all, I'm the one who's at
risk of getting hurt in the end.

Don't worry about
what others have to say.

What matters is
that you'll be happy.

Can we keep this
a secret for now?

I just don't want this
affecting my job.

Melanie, I don't care
what others think.

[THEME MUSIC PLAYING]