And Juliette delivers some bad news to Jimmy.
Aware they need to tell the kids that they've split up, Jimmy and Nicola still lie to the kids and Nicola suggests they wait until after Angel's birthday.
With Angel's birthday party in full swing, a nearby Mandy overhears Nicola bad mouthing her and Vinny so thwacks her with a huge inflatable.
Soon, the two women are brawling and birthday food is flying.
When the mayhem is over, Jimmy’s blindsided when Juliette turns up with some bad news to top off his disastrous day.
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