It's the morning of the day of the evening's elimination. Peculiar Jesse is letting Gia show him her scars and then decides that the day of elimination is the best time to dump Natalie. Why did he dump Natalie? Because she's no Gia. Also, he is in it for the money, not love. He has a plan. Natalie has a sad.
Chris Harrison is wearing another gingham plaid shirt paired with a polka dot tie the combination of which is pretty much seizure inducing. He waltzes into the living room clinking his champagne glass, because he would like everyone's attention. Everyone quiets down and turns towards him. Then he rips one.* Everyone laughs. (*Note: May not have happened, but should have.) Harrison announces that he would like to talk about their feelings.
Everyone starts pouting and complaining that everyone is mean. Then Tenley calls Elizabeth a slut, and then Tenley starts crying because she didn't mean "slut" she meant blowing a guy in a shower in a loving and committed way. Then Elizabeth starts crying, because that is what she does. Then someone chimes in that everything sucks. Chris Harrison chuckles like JigSaw and then reminds them that it is time for elimination. The Weatherman, Vampire Queen Gwen, Gia, and Gia's mistake are all safe from elimination. The Popular girls are all voting Fake Dean as far away from them as possible, because: Ew. But their pact is only four strong and the swing vote is Jessie, who has been making out with Popular guy Dave.
Before the vote, Dave reports that all the guys wanted to vote Jessie off because she once went on a date with Fake Dean and, you know, ew. She starts crying and Dave decides to get out the vote for Krisily instead because if he gives Jessie a Silkwood shower she might be doable. Besides, there is no way that Krisily is putting out, and Jessie might. During the voting, some of the guys vote for Krisily and some vote for Jessie. Dramatic, right? It finally dawns on the guys that they need to start to strategize.
They quickly realize that Nikki is the swing vote between sending home Fake Dean and Kiptyn. Apparently Kiptyn and Nikki go "way back" to like pre-K and are really "good friends" even though he is too cool to talk to her during school hours, but, you know, he'll show up at her window at night and let her blow him and sometimes they'll spoon. It is suddenly really really hard for Nikki to have her good friend Kiptyn on the chopping block. BUT! She doesn't want to fail to live up to her word. She doesn't like being the swing vote. Basically, this is how the state of Virginia feels every single election.