|Gavin Houston stars as Jeffrey Harrington in The Haves and the Have Nots.|
Melissa explained that her father was dying of cancer. To pay for his medical treatments and hospital bills, her family borrowed half a million dollars from Jeffery's mother, Veronica, then Veronica forced Melissa to seduce Jeffery. Melissa's family now risks losing everything unless they do exactly what Veronica said—and what she wanted was for Melissa and Jeffery to have a baby together and get married.
Later, during a "private" talk with Candace, Katheryn (Renee Lawless) picked up a whiskey bottle and broke it over Candace's head. As Candace lays motionless on the couch, Katheryn and Jim (John Schneider) calmly walked out of the room and shut the door behind them.
Next week: Katheryn and Jim hold Candace hostage.