|Juliette is confronted with news from the tabloids.|
In "The Slender Threads That Bind Us Here," rock star Marcus Keen (Riley Smith) makes demands on Rayna as she struggles to tend to those around her. Layla and Jeff get into a lover's quarrel. Jeff arranges for a journalist to shadow Juliette on tour, but after another emotional setback, she leans on pills and alcohol to get through her days, and Zoey (Chaley Rose) returns to see Scarlett.
In the sneak peek below, Juliette is caught off guard during a radio interview by allegations that Avery is cheating on her. Juliette plays it cool in front of the DJ as there is a journalist with her documenting the moment.
Nashville stars Connie Britton as Rayna Jaymes, Hayden Panettiere as Juliette Barnes, Clare Bowen as Scarlett O’Connor, Chris Carmack as Will Lexington, Will Chase as Luke Wheeler, Charles Esten as Deacon Claybourne, Jonathan Jackson as Avery Barkley, Sam Palladio as Gunnar Scott, Maisy Stella as Daphne Conrad, Lennon Stella as Maddie Conrad and Aubrey Peeples as Layla Grant.
Guest starring are Eric Close as Teddy Conrad; Ed Amatrudo as Glenn Goodman; Dana Wheeler-Nicholson as Beverly; Kyle Dean Massey as Kevin Bicks; Nick Jandl as Dr. Caleb Rand and David Burke as Dr. Sugrue.
In real life Nashville news, Hayden Panettiere is taking medical leave Nashville as she seeks treatment for postpartum depression. Us Weekly confirmed on Tuesday that the actress, 26, checked into a facility. "Hayden Panettiere is voluntarily seeking professional help at a treatment center as she is currently battling postpartum depression," her rep told Us in a statement at the time. "She asks that the media respect her privacy during this time."
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