Worried that she crossed a line, Carrie calls Larissa and tells her what happened.Instead of being chastised, Larissa commends her for her committment to the story.
Carrie tells him that she didn't want to make a big deal out of it because that adversely affected her last relationship.She tells Carrie that she'll be extremely imressed if she can use her relationship to reveal further information about Weaver, but reminds her to make sure he's on the record this time. The next time Carrie and Weaver meet up, he shares that his dad punched him for laughing at his brother's funeral and that they haven't spoken since.Carrie is very empathetic because she feels that her own family leaned on one another after her mother's death. At work, Carrie tells Larissa that she wants to drop the story on Weaver.On her date with Weaver, Carrie bluntly asks if he's still in love with his ex.Weaver is amused as he laughs and tells her that his ex is a "cray bitch".Later, when Sebastian is at the Bradshaw household talking to Carrie's dad, she receives a phonecall from Weaver.Carrie frantically lies and tells both Sebastian and her dad that Weaver is just a friend from work.The two briefly argue, but Weaver placates Carrie by insisting that he's never done anything so invasive before.He apologizes profusely and tells her that he was overcome by wanting to know everything about her because he likes her so much. Weaver then tells her that, evident by what he's read, they have a lot to talk about.Larissa misunderstands and assumes that Carrie was unable to get a decent scoop, but Carrie corrects her.She says that while she unearthed quite a bit regarding Weaver's life and work, she isn't comfortable exploiting him or their relationship.