But when he poses as her manager, does he really have her best interests at heart?
After trying to appeal to Jen, Whitney is told that she's had her chance. Upset she blew it, Whitney bumps into Gray who asks her for dinner but Whitney says no as she still thinks about Kush all the time.
Posing as Whitney’s manager, Gray tries to get Jen to put Whitney on the line-up for her entertainment industry showcase.
Later, Whitney tells Gray that Jen changed her mind. Knowing that he is the reason for it, Whitney softens towards Gray and he convinces her to give them a go but to take it slow.
As Gray supports Whitney at rehearsals, things get awkward as Chelsea appears, working behind the bar.
After rehearsal, Jen offers Whitney an opportunity on a cruise ship. Worried he’ll lose her, Gray tries to talk Whitney out of it, but to no avail, so he takes matters into his own hands.
With Whitney anxiously waiting to hear back about the cruise, Chelsea and try to reassure her. But will she get the news she wants?
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