Edmund and Beth charm the press, but Cassie deftly manages to express her support for Richard. Richard and Cassie read a veiled threat into Edmund’s comments about their unborn child. Richard is furious when Edmund suggest they bow before leaving his presence. Josh is stunned when Reva breaks the news of her engagement. Olivia works to counter the effect the news has had on Josh. Meanwhile, Marah tries to convince Shayne to accept Olivia’s dinner party invitation in honor of Shayne’s birthday. Reva, Josh and Shayne are surprised by Marah’s sudden change in attitude towards Olivia. Maria and Carlos plan to stop Danny from leaving the family. May fails in her attempt to eavesdrop on their conversation. Ruth and Harley are excited about their new living arrangements. David’s disappointed that Ruth didn’t come to him for help with her financial woes. Later, Ruth and Harley discuss the upside of life without men.