I'm Tired of Pretending
Layla Grant’s star is on the rise. This ticks off Juliette, as it delays her time getting on stage. She switches up the lineup so won’t happen again. Juliette is uneasy about Charlie Wentworth’s declaration of love for her. Basically, she doesn’t believe the guy is sincere. A celebrity news report stating that Charlie filed for divorce has Juliette thinking twice about things. Soon enough, the two of them start getting very chummy again.
Teddy isn’t thrilled to learn that Maddie wants Deacon to give her guitar lessons. Rayna assures him that no one is trying to replace him in the dad category. Maddie wants to know why Deacon never made a second album. She’s happy to hear that he may do another someday. Maddie plays at the big music festival’s open mic for kids. Teddy is totally ticked when she calls Deacon up to the stage to sing with her. The two men almost come to blows after the show. This has a distressed Maddie running off.
Maddie considers cutting all ties with both Deacon and Teddy. Rayna tries to do damage control by summoning the dueling dads to a meeting. She lets them know that Maddie loves them both. But if Teddy and Deacon don’t work things out, she’s going to lose them both. That’s not going to happen...