If Episode 8 was like a long-lost episode of “Friends,” then Episode 9 was straight out of “Gossip Girl.” Did anyone else get stressed out watching Risako and Haruka go for each other’s throats? I felt like I needed a stiff drink to recover and I have to wonder if we’ll be getting our first departure from the house before long.

The episode jumps right back to the men’s bedroom where Haruka’s tears are spilling over thanks to Risako pulling a “Mean Girl” move and blabbing about Haruka’s feelings for Kenny. Haruka tries to take back some control by telling Kenny how she really feels. She was trying hard to get him to notice her! She’s been interested in him ever since they played the guitar together! But because of Risako’s unsolicited truth bomb, she was blindsided and suddenly felt exposed before she was ready for Kenny to know how she felt.

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