Holly says that Paige really shouldn’t be dancing, but Leslie’s like “so why was she there rehearsing last night?” Why is she so obsessed with Paige rehearsing? Kelly says it’s none of Leslie’s business what she does with her kids and to worry about Payton. So now Leslie gets really nasty, saying Kelly needs to “add a meeting” to her list. She says Kelly needs AA and now she also needs therapy. This (understandably) sets Kelly off, who screams that Leslie is a fucking liar and why doesn’t she go start another fight. I think she is referring to when Payton allegedly pushed Paige 30 years ago in the beginning of the season although I could be wrong.
Leslie tells Kelly to go ask Payton if Payton really did push Paige down. Kelly’s screaming to bring all the kids in to ask them what happened. Yeah, get the kids involved. That’s a good idea. Leslie interviews that Kelly can never elaborate on allegations of Payton pushing Paige down. Meanwhile, Kelly leaves.
Kelly interviews that if Jabby wants Leslie and Payton on the team, she can have them, but Kelly’s not dealing with her shizzle. To Melissa, Leslie says something like, “these are your friends – see where that gets you. The first incident I started not to trust you.” I have no idea what the hell she’s talking about and it looks like Melissa is storming out, but I think she is just going to look for Kelly.
Kelly is on her way to the car and Paige runs behind her – pretty quickly for a gimp, I might add. Melissa chases her and wants to know where she is going. All of a sudden, Christi is there too and Kelly is sitting in the car with Paige in the back. She asks Melissa to go get Brooke so they can leave. She says she is going home and the girls are not doing the recital. She says she can handle the drama, but every word out of Leslie’s mouth is a lie. Somehow Holly is there too and they all hug Kelly through the car window and she drives off. (Brooke is also magically in the car.)
Back in the dressing room, Leslie is saying that she’s not going to allow the moms get in their little digs. She screams that she’s here for Payton to dance. Shrill says Leslie should just let it go in one ear and out the other. Leslie says she’s not that type of person. Well, then fuck you, Leslie. That’s all I have to say about that.
Everyone, moms and kids, are gathered in the hallway. Melissa tells them that Kelly is not coming back. Leslie comes out and says that their kids are good enough to go on stage “without a Hyland” in their dance without reblocking it. Melissa surmises that Jabby will flip out when she hears that Kelly’s gone.
All of a sudden, Leslie is back in the light booth (see I told you no sign would keep her away) telling Jabby that she and Kelly had a fight and Kelly quit. Jabby interviews that if Kelly has a tantrum, she needs to walk away and honor her kid’s contract. Jabby says that Kelly had BETTER have those kids there tomorrow OR ELSE.