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Helena – But not as impressed as I am with Tina.
The gallery owner frowns.
Bette – Why are you telling me this, Helena?
Helena – Because we spent a lovely time together in Aspen, Bette. And I want you to know that I wish to spend more time with her in the future … as much as she will allow me.
Bette looks shocked.
Helena – And as soon as she wraps up her movie, I intend to invite her to visit me in Paris.
The gallery owner is silent for a short moment trying to process the news.
Bette – We are no longer together, Helena. This is between you and Tina.
Helena – I am glad that you think this way, Bette. I do not want any misunderstanding
Helena – Well, if you excuse me, I have a meeting to attend in half an hour. Have a good rest of the day, Bette!
Bette nods and she leaves. The gallery owner sits down looking devastated.
Kit – Bette, this princess is mighty beautiful … and classy! The way I see it, she can easily seduce any woman!
Oh fuck, Kit was right! This is why Tina just wanted to be friends with me, Bette concludes in shock. They went to Aspen together! She is dating Helena Peabody!
Tina’s office, morning: Tina is humming when Jen comes in.
Jen – Humming?! You look much happier these days! Is this just because the movie is ending?
The producer smiles.
Tina – We are talking again …
Jen – You and … the one who shall not be named?!
Tina nods with a grin.
Jen – Ahh … that explains! Are you back together?
Tina – Not yet … but I’m hopeful! I just need to be patient.
Jen – You know what they say … Forgiveness is a funny thing: it warms the heart and cools the sting!
Tina – I like it!
Bette’s gallery, morning: Bette is sitting at her desk, her eyes closed, her face in pain. “Oh my fucking God, make this go away!”, pleads the brunette. Just the thought of Tina smiling at Helena, flirting with Helena … is enough to make her sick. She cannot bear the thought of Helena kissing the blonde! And the thought of Helena pleasuring the blonde …