What Happens Next
Season 4 | Episode 8 | Aired 11/11/10
Slowly but surely, Charlotte’s friends start to suspect that she may have been raped. After initial trepidation, Charlotte finally gathers the courage to step back into her office. Later, Violet tries again to have a heart-to-heart with her. This time, however, Violet details the time she was violently raped in college. She just wants Charlotte to know that she gets it and that she’s there for her.
Charlotte finally lets out her emotions after Violet leaves. Elsewhere, Sheldon steps into the police station to tell the cops that he now knows the identity of who was attacked by the suspect he’d been counseling. Addison also contacts the authorities to let them know she has pelvic washings from a rape that need to be processed.
Back at Oceanside, Amelia is working late when an emotional Charlotte staggers into her office. She needs someone to take her to an AA meeting. With Amelia right behind her, Charlotte King heads out the door. It’ll be a long road to recovery. This is just the first step.