Actually, back from commercial, we don't get even that. "Please don't rub any more salt in the wound," says Ramsay, and Tommy skulks out of the kitchen.
In the dorm, the chefs quickly agree that Jennifer and Elise should be sent up for elimination. Elise herself even agrees, but it seems to be mainly because she's not worried about her chances against Jennifer. Still, she then asks to talk to Will privately. "Oh, here we go," mutters Jennifer.
Elise pulls Will aside to tell ask him for a favor: to defend her to the end, since she's a better chef than Jennifer and deserves better than fifth place. She promises to have his back in return. Will tells us in an interview that he's going to tell it like he sees it, but his nodding and fist-bumping with Elise conveys a slightly less honest approach. And then Elise pulls Paul aside to ask him the same thing, even throwing in to Paul that she knows he's a better chef than she is.
Back in the group, Jennifer knows exactly what Elise is up to. Too bad she doesn't respond with anything more than mimicking Elise. "After all she's put us through, Will and Paul are smart enough not to fall for Elise's shit," Jennifer tells us.
So: back to the kitchen, where Jennifer and Elise are indeed put on the chopping block. Ramsay orders them to step forward. Ramsay tells Jennifer that it was her worst performance, so why should she stay? Jennifer talks about her cooking and her organization while acknowledging her lack of communication. Ramsay wants to know how she'll command a team if she can't talk to the person right next to her.
As for Elise, she says SHE should stay because she's "just getting started" and a good communicator in the kitchen, raising Tommy's eyebrows. Then she argues with Jennifer about whether she argued with anyone tonight. Ramsay interrupts the endless bickering to talk about the big problem he has. "I have a chef who can't shut the fuck up, and a chef who can't talk."
So he asks Paul who the weakest chef is. Paul groans. He hems and haws, and Jennifer and Elise turn to look at him. When we come back from commercial, Will puts his hand up to say that solely based on cooking, he thinks Elise is a stronger cook than Jennifer. "Are you fucking serious?" asks a surprised Jennifer. With Will having already spoken up, Ramsay asks Paul if he has balls enough to give an answer, and Paul likewise says Elise. "You are fucking kidding me," says Jennifer, and Paul protests he's just being honest. "You better HOPE I fucking go home," she snaps at him, which is something I'm sure he agrees with. Crush officially over! And then apparently Ramsay asks Tommy if he has a penis, and Tommy grabs his crotch. He says Elise is the weaker cook. "Finally, someone who's fucking honest," says Jennifer.