Quote kingkongbandit: Carmine told Lauren he likes their porn video... "It looks like two people making love and expressing their love in the most intimate way possible. It was hot!"
I think the spec is right that Lauren will resume her affair with the Italian Stallion in Michael's name. She'll claim she's banging him to protect her husband.
I know she says no right now, but I doubt she will hold off for very long. If she blushed, as you say, when he described how much he loved their porn, rather than looking disgusted and slapping his face (which he might have enjoyed, too, actually...lol), then she's still wanting to bang him, and it would be an excuse for her to cheat; she could get her Carmine fix, as well as help her husband...that is, until, and this is my prediction, Carmine goes back on his so-called word and she's revealed to be the fool she always has been...
She didn't blush. When he touched her arm after Michael put down the gun, when she told Michael if he loved her and Fen he would not do this, she disgustingly shook his arm off and told him to not touch her and walked after Michael. She was only focused on Michael. Then when she confronted him about him setting Michael up she looked disgusted with his proposition and pointed out he taped her the last time he asked for "one more night" she couldn't imagine what he would do the next time. You could see she realized how deluded he was when he said she stopped Michael to save him and about how the tape was hot and showed two people making love. She was not turned on or conflicted at all in my opinion and why should she be? Carmine has proven to be a real sleaze who gets off on tormenting her and her family.
I think she needs to be really firm with him about what it was. I mean, I know she nicely apologized to him a few weeks back and said that she's sorry she doesn't feel the same way. But now, she has to even be borderline nasty to get the point across that all they were were f buddies and nothing more. Of course, I can't see, so I have to go on other peoples' visual descriptions of the scene. One person interprited a blush, you did not. So I guess it's all up to facial expression interpretation...but I would like to hear her really tell him what it was...it wasn't "making love", it was two adults having sex, and that's all it was, and now it's over. Perhaps he doesn't believe her, because she told him countless times they couldn't do this, only to run back to his bed, even take him on vacation, after that supposed "last night". So if I'm Carmine, I really don't believe what she's saying because she's said it before, and she kept coming back for sex again...and again...and again...
To me that is a poor excuse for Carmine's stalking and harassment at this point unless Carmine is a complete moron. She has clearly told him it is over. She has told him she wants her husband and family. She said Michael will always have her heart and she will always want him.She has told him to leave her alone and get on with his life. She has ignored his calls and now called him a bastard to his face for over two months. If he isn't getting the message it is because he is obsessed and deluded not because she is sending mixed messages. Plus, Lauren always made it clear what this was. It was an escape from her problems. Carmine has been showing stalkerish tendencies from the beginning and refusing to take no for an answer,
I am not making excuses for Carmine. I have always maintained that I thought he was a jackass and a jerk and a sleeze and a scumb bucket. All I'm saying is that if I'm Carmine (a sleeze scumb bucketstalker who taunts but is sure not to get his hands dirty), I am not believing that the woman who constantly ran to my bed now all of a sudden prefers her husband over me, a hottie who has been satisfying her for the past few months. I never said it was right. I'm just saying that this could be Carmine's partial thinking. The other part could be that he cannot handle that Lauren prefers Michael over him because he believes he is all that. I still say, they should have gotten a restraining order from the get-go.
I don't know what Lauren should do; I don't know what she can do. But again, I think she needs to lay it down to him again, and not this almost sympathetic I'm sorry; Michael has my heart; sorry if that hurts your feelings like the last time she said that. She sounded sympathetic towards him. She needs to tell him she doesn't love him, will never love him, it was just sex, and he needs to get over it. Again, it's not right what Carmine's doing, but Lauren gave her body to the devil, and she is now reaping what she's sewn...and so is her family, unfortunately...
I know you like Lauren and defend her at all costs, and I respect that. I guess I just don't really see her as a victim...I see Michael as the victim in all of this...jmo