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Busted
by Anthoni Styvens (blackwatercreekhd@aol.com)

Rated: R   Genre: Drama   User Review:
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FADE IN:

INT. SCENE 1: HOTEL ROOM - NIGHT
                                                            
Mr. Lenox is sitting on bed in a hotel room getting dressed.
A sexy women in lingerie is standing by the window visibly
upset. Something is bothering her because she seems to be in
an emotional state.
                                                            
                       MR. LENOX (30+ Black Male)
      (Frustrated &
       Getting dressed)
Believe me, If I could stay I
would.
                                                            
                       JESSINA (18-23 Female)
      (Upset)
What I need to do is stop agreeing
to meeting you here.
(beat)
We never go out on any dates,
we've never even been to dinner.
It's always just a few stolen
moments with you in a hotel room.
                                                            
                       MR. LENOX
You make it seem like it's OK for
us to be seen out together in
public.
                                                            
                       JESSINA
You don't seem to have a problem
being seen out in public with
other women.
                                                            
Mr. Lenox has a surprised look on his face from Jessina's
statement.
                                                            
                       JESSINA
      (Pouring herself a
       drink)
What?, you don't think I know that
you're out there seeing other
women?
(beat)
And trust me, If I know. You're
wife damn sure knows!
                                                            
Mr. Lenox stands up and walks over to Jessina.
                                                            

2.

                       MR. LENOX
I really don't understand what's
your problem?
(beat)
1 min your having a good time, the
next min you're regretting
everything that just happened.
                                                            
Mr. Lenox finishes buttoning his shirt and tries to give her
a kiss on the lips and she turns away and gives him her
cheek instead.
                                                            
                       MR. LENOX
Well Jessina, you have a good
night.
(beat)
And make sure to get to the office
early and setup the conference
room for my 9:30am meeting.
(beat)
Goodnight!
                                                            
Mr.Lenox leaves the room and Jessina stands by the window
looking out into the cityscape with a blank stare on her
face as she tries to drink away the pain.
                                                            
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EXT. SCENE 2: NYC HOTEL - NIGHT
                                                            
Mr. Lenox has just exited the hotel but is still putting on
his jacket when his phone begins to ring. He stop in his
tracks and answers it.
                                                            
                       MR. LENOX
Hey Honey, I Know I was suppose to
call you back, but things are
still a little crazy in the
office.
(beat)
I'm going to be home a little
later than usual.
(beat)
Ok..
(beat)
I'll bring in Pizza for dinner
tonight. Something simple
(beat)
Well listen I have to run, so I'll
see you in a few.
(beat)
Ok. Bye.
                                                            

3.

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INT. SCENE 3: APARTMENT HALLWAY - NIGHT
                                                            
Mr. Lenox has just exited the elevator in a highrise condo
and is walking towards a penthouse apartment.
                                                            
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INT. SCENE 4: MEAGAN'S APARTMENT - NIGHT
                                                            
He enters the house and hears a smooth R&B song playing on
his stereo system. The apartment is romantically lit with
candles and two wine glasses are set aside. He calls for
someone and gets no answer.
                                                            
                       MR. LENOX
Baby?
                                                            
He pours himself a glass of wine and continues to walk
around the apartment.
                                                            
                       MR. LENOX
Where the hell is she?
                                                            
Suddenly he stops dead in his tracks and a look of share
terror grips his soul.

A barrel of a gun comes into cameras view and a single shot
can be heard and the screen goes black.
                                                            
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INT. SCENE 5: SUSHI BAR - DAY
                                                            
ONE WEEK EARLIER TITLE CARD
                                                            
Mr. Lenox is sitting at a table waiting on Meagan, who's a
successful private investigator. She's seems to be running
late for their dinner date. She enters the bar in a
flustered state and apologizes for having him wait.
                                                            
                       MEAGAN (30 + Black Female)
Sorry for making you wait. I was
dealing with a Woman who thinks
that her husband is cheating on
her with her sister.
                                                            

4.

                       MR. LENOX
      (Jokingly)
For a second there. I started
thinking you forgot it was our six
month anniversary.
                                                            
                       MEAGAN
Trust me, anniversaries and
birthdays are things a woman never
forgets.
                                                            
                       MR. LENOX
So Is he cheating on her?
                                                            
                       MEAGAN
Of course he is! All men cheat.
(beat)
They just pay me to find out with
whom?
                                                            
After hearing that statement. Mr.Lenox takes a sip of his
drink and says;
                                                            
                       MR. LENOX
Not all men.
(beat)
But most of them do, so I have to
agree.
                                                            
They both smile at the idea of the notion.
                                                            
                       MEAGAN
      (Sitting down)
So Sushi?
(beat)
You're really trying to unlock my
heart?
                                                            
                       MR. LENOX
I just go with what I'm feel, and
tonight I felt like Sushi would be
the answer.
                                                            
                       MEAGAN
      (Smiling)
Well this is a good dinner Idea
for right now.
(beat)
Notice I did say right now thou.
(beat)
So what did you do today?
                                                            

5.

                       MR. LENOX
I was working on a putting
together a marketing budget for
one of our Pop groups.
(beat)
But I would be lying if I said I
wasn't thinking about you during
our meetings.
                                                            
                       MEAGAN
      (sarcastically)
You really know what to say to
women.
                                                            
                       MR. LENOX
      (Looking at Meagan)
I don't know what it is about
you?! Cause I see tons of women
walking in and out of my the
office, especially when we go out
at night and when we're shooting a
music video.
(beat)
But it's just something about you
that does it for me!
(beat)
I don't know what it is? It's like
I'm attracted to you on a whole
other level.
(beat)
I'm telling you, it's your vibe
and your spirit that gets my
attention.
                                                            
                       MEAGAN
Well that's a good thing to know.
(beat)
Hopefully I can stay like this in
your eyes.
                                                            
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INT. SCENE 6: MEAGAN'S OFFICE HALLWAY - DAY
                                                            
Meagan walks into her office dressed in a black pants suit,
checking her text message. Her secretary Samantha walks up
and interrupts her.
                                                            
                       SAMANTHA (20 + Super Attractive Female)
A few days later-it's been some
time and I see those text messages
still have you smiling?
(beat)
            (MORE)

6.

                       SAMANTHA (cont'd)
must be nice.
                                                            
                       MEAGAN
Excuse me!
                                                            
                       SAMANTHA
Sorry Ms. Williams.
(beat)
So you have a ten o'clock meeting
with Mr. Tate.
                                                            
                       MEAGAN
I know.
                                                            
                       SAMANTHA
Followed by another appointment at
11:30 with Mrs. Duncan and her
daughter.
                                                            
                       MEAGAN
I know.
                                                            
                       SAMANTHA
You also wanted me to remind you
about your doctor's appointment at
12:30.
                                                            
                       MEAGAN
I know.
                                                            
                       SAMANTHA
Well do you know you have a woman
named Yolanda waiting in your
office?
                                                            
Meagan stops texting and says;
                                                            
                       MEAGAN
Yolanda? I didn't have any
meetings, or I don't know any
Yolanda.
                                                            
                       SAMANTHA
Well she's in your office waiting
to see you.
                                                            
Samantha walks away feeling triumphant since she was able to
have some information that Meagan didn't know about.
                                                            
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7.

INT. SCENE 7: MEAGAN'S PERSONAL OFFICE - DAY
                                                            
Meagan walks into her office and sees, Yolanda, a high-class
middle age Italian woman dressed very well sitting down
awaiting her arrival.
                                                            
                       YOLANDA (30 + Italian Woman)
Good Morning Ms. Williams. Let me
apologize for coming to your
office unannounced and without an
appointment.
                                                            
                       MEAGAN
That's fine.
                                                            
                       YOLANDA
I was looking at your show
"Busted" last night and I saw that
you help people catch their
cheating husbands in the act on
camera.
                                                            
                       MEAGAN
I do help people catch their
cheating lovers in the act.
(beat)
but how can I help you?
                                                            
                       YOLANDA
      (Very confitdent)
I know my husband of 10 years is
cheating on me! But I just can't
seem to catch the son a bitch in
the act myself.
(beat)
It's like he's a mastermind jewel
thief who never leaves any trance
of evidence.
(tearing up)
I just don't understand his
thinking. I mean we've been
together since college, we have a
beautiful home together, and we
have an extremely gifted son name
Amir.
                                                            
Meagan begins to take notes in her writing pad.
                                                            
                       MEAGAN
So how old is your son?
                                                            

8.

                       YOLANDA
He's six years old.
(beat)
Can I be honest with you? My
husband is the only man I've been
with my entire life.
                                                            
                       MEAGAN
Really?!!
                                                            
                       YOLANDA
Jason is the only guy I have ever
known. It really hurts to even
think that he can be sleeping with
anyone else besides me, but I know
he is.
                                                            
                       MEAGAN
How can you be so sure he's
cheating?
                                                            
                       YOLANDA
Listen, I've been with that man
for 10 years. I suppose to know
everything about him, isn't that
my job as his wife?
                                                            
                       MEAGAN
I didn't mean to offened you in
anyway.
(beat)
I'm sorry if I did.
                                                            
                       YOLANDA
It's alright, It's just this all
feels so wrong. Especially since I
do everything for our family.
(beat)
I go out of my way to make sure
he's happy and this is the thanks
I get.
                                                            
                       MEAGAN
I don't mean to pry, but how are
things in the bedroom?
                                                            
                       YOLANDA
Things were fine until about a few
months ago. That's when I first
started suspecting him of
cheating.
(beat)
Before that, we would have sex 4-5
times a week.
            (MORE)

9.

                       YOLANDA (cont'd)
(beat)
Now I'm lucky if he dries my back
when I get out of the shower.
                                                            
                       MEAGAN
Before this conversation goes any
further, I am going to ask you
like I all all of my clients, are
you sure you want to do this?
                                                            
                       YOLANDA
I'vr never been more sure about
anything in my life.
                                                            
                       MEAGAN
Obviously you I have my own show
on VTv, so how would you like to
go about me trying to catch him?
(beat)
Would you like me to do it on
camera?
                                                            
                       YOLANDA
      (Stern)
Absolutely, no cameras of any
sorts. I don't need to embarrass
myself or my family with his
nonsense.
(beat)
I would like for you to get me
some hard evidence that I can show
him and that he wouldn't be able
to deny that he's sleeping around.
(beat)
I want to see the look on his face
when he realizes the hurt he has
caused me and his family.
                                                            
                       MEAGAN
Do you have a picture of your
husband?
                                                            
Yolanda pulls out his day planner and gives it to Meagan.
                                                            
                       YOLANDA
      (handing her the
       planner)
Umm..Sorry no.
(beat)
But I do have his day planner and
I figured the days with the red
stars means he's probably meeting
with a woman.
            (MORE)

10.

                       YOLANDA (cont'd)
(beat)
And tomorrow has a red star on the
date and it also says where he's
going to be tomorrow with her if
I'm right?
                                                            
                       MEAGAN
Don't worry this will be just
fine. Just give me a description
of what he looks like, and I'll be
there tomorrow at the same
location before he arrives.
                                                            
                       YOLANDA
Before I go I have to admit
something else. I think he's
cheating on me with more than one
woman.
                                                            
                       MEAGAN
What makes you think that there's
more than one women?
                                                            
                       YOLANDA
Well I know there's at least 2
other women. One of them wears a
fancy fragrance, but I'm not
really sure what it is?
(beat)
He always smells like it around
the weekend. So I'm figuring she
has a family of her own and that's
the only time they can get
together.
(beat)
and the other wears some cheap
99cent store bullshit that burns
your nose, and can make a woman
smell like fish after a few hours,
if she begins to sweat.
(beat)
He usually smells like that one
after he gets off of work. I'm
figuring it's someone from his job
or a business colleague.
                                                            
Yolanda looks down at her watch and notices the time.
                                                            
                       YOLANDA
Well I hope I wasn't too much of a
bother. But here's a down payment
If you're willing to help me?
(beat)
            (MORE)

11.

                       YOLANDA (cont'd)
I already wrote down my cell
number in his little book over
there.
(beat)
Give me a call when you find
something.
                                                            
Yolanda leaves and hands Meagan a brown stuffed envelope for
her payment.
                                                            
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INT. SCENE 8: MEGAN AND ROGER SITTING IN CAR - DAY
                                                            
Meagan pulls up in the car with Roger, who's one of her best
"Trailers" and waits at the location that Yolanda's husband
is schedule to be at in 10 mins with one of his women.
                                                            
                       ROGER
So what does this guy Jason look
like?
                                                            
                       MEAGAN
She didn't really give me a
description. She just told me that
he would be here for sure, and
that I wouldn't be able to miss
him.
(beat)
However, she did tell me that she
thinks he's messing around with
someone from his job.
(beat)
So be on the look for professional
looking male and female together.
                                                            
                       ROGER
Luckly for us this place is empty.
(beat)
Which makes me wonder, why would
they go here?
                                                            
Just as roger is finishing his point. Yolanda's Husband
Jason walks into the Outdoor restaurant seating area with
his secretary. Meagan suddenly becomes faint, ill, and
dumbfounded as she sees that it's Mr. Lenox her date from
the Sushi restaurant.

Her phone begins to ring and it's an incoming call from
Yolanda. Meagan voice is faint and trembling and posses no
life.
                                                            

12.

                       MEAGAN
      (Weak voice
       holding head)
Hello.
                                                            
                       YOLANDA
Hey Meagan, So I spoke to Jason's
secretary and she confirmed that
he is having a lunch meeting at
the west side Atrium. I just
wanted to make sure that you were
there before him.
                                                            
Meagan is barely listening to Yolanda as tears begin to well
up as she stares at Mr. Lenox reaching out for his
secretary's hand and squeezing it a few times before they
sit down.
                                                            
                       MEAGAN
Yeah we're here.
(beat)
I'm looking at him right now.
                                                            
Meagan abruptly hangs up the phone on Yolanda.
                                                            
                       ROGER
Is everything alright?
(beat)
Meagan, Is everything alright with
you?
                                                            
Roger question snaps her back to reality. She tries to
gather herself by wiping away her tears and fixing her hair
in the rear view mirror.
                                                            
                       MEAGAN
Yeah I'm fine.
(beat)
Give me the camera.
                                                            
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INT. SCENE 9: PARKING GARAGE - EVENING
                                                            
Meagan and Roger are parked up in a car. They sees Mr. Lenox
exiting the building with Jessina, his secretary, where he
walks her to her car. And before allowing her to get in, he
passionately kisses her before let her go. Meagan blood
boils when seeing this and she begins to snap off several
more pics.
                                                            

13.

                       MEAGAN
      (Under her breath)
Your wife was right. You are a son
of a Bitch!!
                                                            
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INT. SCENE 10 : LENOX RESIDENCE - LIVING ROOM - DAY
                                                            
Meagan visits Yolanda to provide her with the proof of
Mr. Lenox's cheating habits. She enters the house and hands
her an envelope with saying a word.
                                                            
                       YOLANDA
      (skimming through
       photos))
So it's his assistant Jessina that
wears the cheap perfume.
(beat)
I always expected more from
Jason... I guess that's why I'm in
the predicament I'm in now.
                                                            
                       MEAGAN
Now that you have the hard
evidence you needed to prove to
your husband is cheating, you can
write out a check for the
remaining balance and send it to
my office.
                                                            
Meagan starts getting ready to leave.
                                                            
                       YOLANDA
Why the rush? There's still
something I needed you to do.
                                                            
                       MEAGAN
What do you mean? Didn't I find
out what you wanted me to?
(beat)
You told me no cameras, and that
you just wanted proof that your
husband was sleeping around.
                                                            
                       YOLANDA
Yes you did, and I'm very grateful
for that.
(beat)
But you only found one of the
women he was sleeping with, and
not the other.
                                                            

14.

                       MEAGAN
I'm not sure what you mean by the
other.
(beat)
When you first came into my office
you told me you wanted me to get
hard evidence of your husband's
infidelity.
(beat)
And by the pictures your holding
in your hands, I would say that
all the evidence you need.
(beat)
So I'm saying my job is done here.
                                                            
                       YOLANDA
      (Angrily)
No! you're job was to find all of
the women Jason is sleeping with
and there is another woman out
there!
                                                            
                       MEAGAN
With all due respect Yolanda,
you are being a little overboard.
We followed your husband for a 3
days and the only woman I've seen
him with is his secretary.
                                                            
                       YOLANDA
      (Emotional)
I apologize if I'm coming across
too aggressive. Call it a woman's
intuition, but I know something is
going on Meagan. I just know this.
(beat)
Maybe he hasn't seen her this
week, or maybe she's out of town
or something?
(beat)
But this woman, who ever she is?
Is the kind of woman that will
break up a marriage. And he's a
strong lover and wouldn't just end
things with her.
(beat)
She'll be back in the picture soon
and I need you to find out who she
is when she reappears. This is the
type of woman Jason loves. She
reminds him of me but untainted.
                                                            

15.

Yolanda continues to ramble on as Meagan has a flashback
of her and Mr. Lenox making love.
                                                            
                       YOLANDA
      (shouting)
Meagan, Hello?! Do you hear me?!
Are you okay?!
                                                            
                       MEAGAN
      (Weak voice)
Yeah, yeah I'm okay. Having a
rough day that's all.
                                                            
                       YOLANDA
So can I retain your services for
2-3 more weeks and that will be
it?
(beat)
Cause if we can't find anymore
evidence by then, maybe he's come
to his senses and and realizes he
has a good woman at home, and cut
things off with her, whoever she
is?
                                                            
Meagan slowly shakes her head in agreeance to Yolanda's
request.
                                                            
                                         CUT TO:
                                                            
 
EXT. SCENE 11:: ROOSEVELT ISLAND WATER FRONT - NIGHT
                                                            
Meagan and Mr. Lenox are walking on the boardwalk
together. Mr. Lenox notices Meagan's silence.
                                                            
                       MR. LENOX
What's wrong with you tonight? You
seem a little distant.
                                                            
                       MEAGAN
Just thinking about our situation.
                                                            
                       MR. LENOX
      (Question in voice)
Our situation. I'm not sure what
you mean by that?
(beat)
Is that why you weren't returning
my calls for the past few days?
                                                            

16.

                       MEAGAN
Well that, and I have a new client
at work that's really putting the
pressure on me to find out if her
husband is cheating on her.
                                                            
                       MR. LENOX
Shouldn't that be really easy for
you! Since you catch people
cheating on their husbands and
wives everyday for a living.
                                                            
                       MEAGAN
Yeah but this case is a little
different.
(beat)
It's starting to become
overwhelmingly personal.
                                                            
                       MR. LENOX
Why do I feel like there's
something your not telling me?
                                                            
Meagan stops walking and tells Mr. Lenox what's on her mind
and what's been going on.
                                                            
                       MEAGAN
      (Takes deep breath)
Listen, I know that your married
and I know that you're sleeping
with your secretary!
                                                            
                       MR. LENOX
What are you talking about?
(beat)
Where are you getting that
nonsense from?
                                                            
Meagan turns and looks Mr. Lenox in his eyes.
                                                            
                       MEAGAN
Jason, I know everything.
(beat)
I saw the two of you together
eating lunch at the Atrium, and
then I saw you coming out of the
hotel later that day, and then the
two of you kissing before she
pulled off.
                                                            
Mr. Lenox grabs Meagan by both hands and downs his head in
shame, realizing that the cat's out of the bag and it's time
to come clean.
                                                            

17.

                       MR. LENOX
Baby, I'm sorry you had to find
all of this out the way you did.
(beat)
but Jessina my secretary means
nothing compared to you. As a
matter of fact, that day you saw
us out eating lunch was the 1st
time we ever were out in public
together.
                                                            
                       MEAGAN
      (Annoyed)
Is there anything else that I may
not know? Like how many woman are
you cheating on your wife with in
total?
(beat)
Because she's knows there's a
second woman in the picture, and
unfortunately that woman is me!
(beat)
So you see the predicament you've
put me in, and then you wonder why
I seem a little distant tonight.
                                                            
                       MR. LENOX
You may want to sit down
                                                            
                       MEAGAN
No, you may want to sit down. I'm
perfectly fine standing.
                                                            
Mr. Lenox looks at Meagan and then sits on the bench.
                                                            
                       MR. LENOX
Okay, for starters, my last name
isn't Walters, It's Lenox. I've
been married for almost ten years.
Unhappily married for the past
five. I have a beautiful son
which is the reason I've been
sticking it out.
(beat)
My wife Yolanda is a dictator. She
wants to control all of our money,
she never wants me to go out with
my friends, and she buys whatever
she wants and she doesn't want me
to say anything about it.
(beat)
Funny thing is that she never use
to be like this. I've been
searching for an escape from this
            (MORE)

18.

                       MR. LENOX (cont'd)
unhappiness and I found it when I
met you.
(beat)
Believe me I wanted to tell you.
But I was afraid you would leave
and with that my happiness.
                                                            
Mr. Lenox explanation of the situation causes Meagan to drop
her guard and take Mr. Lenox's side in the matter.
                                                            
                       MEAGAN
What I don't understand is why
wouldn't you just leave her before
you got my feelings into this
whirlwind of emotion?
                                                            
                       MR. LENOX
I know, this isn't the way I
planned it out, but I promise I'm
going to leave her when the time
is right.
                                                            
                       MEAGAN
I would believe you, but I've been
catching cheating spouses for
years, and they all say the same
thing: "That they were waiting on
the right moment" and that's
usually after I have a camera
stuck in their face.
(beat)
Just imagine how damaging it would
be to my business and career if
the creator of "Busted" get's
busted for sleeping with a married
man.
                                                            
                       MR. LENOX
It's not that easy. You can't just
throw away 10+ years with a phone
call or a dear John letter.
(beat)
But I guess I will have to do it
soon, because our ten year
anniversary is approaching and
after ten years, if she catches me
cheating, she's obligated to half
everything in our prenup.
                                                            
                       MEAGAN
      (Talking to
       herself)
That explains her persistence and
            (MORE)

19.

                       MEAGAN (cont'd)
why she needs evidence of the
second woman.
                                                            
                       MR. LENOX
What do you mean?
                                                            
Meagan finally takes a seat next to Mr Lenox on the bench as
she begins to explain what she think is going on.
                                                            
                       MEAGAN
Think about it, I have my show
"Busted" where I help men and
women find out if their spouses
are cheating on them.
                                                            
                       MR. LENOX
Yeah, but I'm not following you.
                                                            
                       MEAGAN
About a week ago, a woman came
into my office asking me to help
her find out if her husband
cheating on her?
(beat)
that woman was Yolanda, and you
were the husband.
(basically)
Yolanda Lenox hired me to spy
on you Jason.
                                                            
                       MR. LENOX
I can't sit down anymore.
(beat)
So Yolanda hired you to spy on
me?! That conniving bitch. She's
going after the money.
(beat)
I'm going tp call my attorney
first thing in the morning and
file for a divorce, and then I'll
call my bankers and tell them to
freeze all of our joint accounts
that we have together.
                                                            
                       MEAGAN
Okay, and I don't think it's a
good idea that we see each other
until the divorce and everything
else is finalized.
(beat)
Because if she catches you,
everything will be ruined and
you'll def have to give her half
            (MORE)

20.

                       MEAGAN (cont'd)
of everything you own!
                                                            
                                         CUT TO:
                                                            
 
INT. SCENE 12: LENOX RESIDENCE - LIVING ROOM - DAY
                                                            
Mr. Lenox along with Yolanda is sitting down eating at the
dinner with their son Amir, who has his baseball glove on
the table.
                                                            
                       AMIR
Dad, I thought we were going to
the park today?
                                                            
                       MR. LENOX
I was, but daddy had to work a
little later than usual today.
                                                            
                       AMIR
C'monnn, all you do is work and
never spend anytime with me.
                                                            
Yolanda stops eating and looks at Jason in disgust.
                                                            
                       YOLANDA
Come on baby take your glove off
the table and eat.
                                                            
                       AMIR
Mom, make Dad take me to
the park. I'm bored in this house.
                                                            
                       YOLANDA
Amir, you know your dad works hard
and he's a busy man and he needs
"some time to himself."
                                                            
                       AMIR
      (disapointed)
I know but he promised.
                                                            
                       YOLANDA
Amir!
                                                            
                       MR. LENOX
It's alright.
(beat)
come here, put your hands into my
pocket. And whatever you find you
can keep.
                                                            

21.

Amir walks over to his dad and sticks his hands into his
pocket and pulls out a $10 dollar bill and lights up with
excitement. Yolanda see this and smiles to see her son is
now happy.
                                                            
                       AMIR
      (talking to
       yolanda)
This whole thing is mines?
                                                            
                       YOLANDA
Yes sweety. Now go put it in your
piggy bank before you lose it.
                                                            
Amir runs towards his room with the money in his hand. Both
Lenox and Yolanda smile at the innocents and Joy their son
brings to them.
                                                            
                                         CUT TO:
                                                            
 
INT. SCENE 13 : LAWYER'S OFFICE - DAY
                                                            
Yolanda visits the family lawyer, Alex Rosenberg.
                                                            
                       YOLANDA
Hello Alex, how is everything?
                                                            
                       ALEX ROSENBERG
Yolanda, it's always a pleasure to
see you. How are things going with
you?
                                                            
                       YOLANDA
Things could be better I guess.
(beat)
But the reason I'm here is because
I need you to do something for me.
                                                            
                       ALEX ROSENBERG
Okay, what is it?
                                                            
                       YOLANDA
I would like to file for a divorce
from Jason.
                                                            
                       ALEX ROSENBERG
      (nervously)
Eh, Yolanda. Well, I guess you
don't know yet but I can not do
that for you?
                                                            

22.

                       MR. LENOX
      (looking surprised)
Why Not?
                                                            
                       ALEX ROSENBERG
Because I am representing Jason in
his case to file a divorce from
you.
                                                            
                       YOLANDA
What?!..When?
                                                            
                       ALEX ROSENBERG
Jason came in to see me earlier
this morning. I'm sorry Yolanda
but I can't help you in this
situation.
                                                            
                       YOLANDA
That son of a bitch. He thinks
he's going to get out in front of
this before me.
                                                            
                       ALEX ROSENBERG
We can always do dinner and maybe
discuss something opitions..
                                                            
Yolanda picks up her things and walks out but not before
slamming the door.
                                                            
                                         CUT TO:
                                                            
 
INT. SCENE 14 : MEAGAN'S PERSONAL OFFICE - DAY
                                                            
Meagan is filling out paperwork when her phone rings. She
looks down and see that it's Mr. Lenox.
                                                            
                       MR. LENOX
Hey Meagan, it's me. I really need
to see you.
                                                            
                       MEAGAN
Jason, I thought we agreed not to
speak or see each other until the
divorce was finalized.
                                                            
                       MR. LENOX
Yea, but I need to see you. Can I
please meet you at your place
around seven tonight?
                                                            

23.

                       MEAGAN
I don't know about that Jason.
(beat)
I don't think that's a good idea.
                                                            
                       MR. LENOX
Please, Meagan? I really need to
see you.
                                                            
Yolanda busts through the door with Meagan's secretary
following behind her.
                                                            
                       MEAGAN
Okay, alright, I'll see you at
seven.
                                                            
                       SAMANTHA
I'm sorry Meagan I tried to stop
her but she just walked right past
me.
                                                            
                       YOLANDA
      (To Meagan)
I need to speak with you!
                                                            
                       MEAGAN
      (To samantha)
It's okay, thank you.
(beat)
What can I do for you?
                                                            
                       YOLANDA
What can you do for me?!
(beat)
Rather what haven't you done for
me.
(beat)
Jason is filing for a divorce and
you still have not provided me
with the information I need from
you.
                                                            
                       MEAGAN
      (being
       professional)
Mrs. Lenox, I gave you hard core
evidence indicating your husband's
unfaithfulness to you.
                                                            
                       YOLANDA
No, you provided me with mediocre
bullshit evidence with some rinky
dink slut that works for him
holding hands together in some
            (MORE)

24.

                       YOLANDA (cont'd)
park and kissing in a parking
garage.
(beat)
With his lawyer, he'll have that
evidence unsubmittable in the
case.
                                                            
                       MEAGAN
Listen, I'm no lawyer but I've
been doing this for years, and
with all due respect Yolanda, that
is enough evidence to file a case
of adultery.
                                                            
                       YOLANDA
      (Angry)
It's not enough for me to get the
money!!!
(beat)
Are you telling me that you
haven't found anything else...
ANYTHING?!
                                                            
                       MEAGAN
No, the pics I gave you is all
that I've found.
                                                            
Yolanda digs into her purse and drops another an brown
envelope on the desk.
                                                            
                       YOLANDA
There is more of that if you can
find anything else. If not,
consider this the final payment.
                                                            
Without saying a word Yolanda walks out of the office.
                                                            
                                         CUT TO:
                                                            
 
EXT. SCENE 15: OUTSIDE MEAGAN'S APARTMENT - NIGHT
                                                            
Meagan arrives at her apartment where Mr. Lenox is
waiting for her outside her building. Before they go in,
they both exchange a kiss and a hug.
                                                            
                       MR. LENOX
I really need to talk to you.
(beat)
My lawyer told me that Yolanda
came to see him today about filing
for a divorce. And that she was
upset when she found out that I
            (MORE)

25.

                       MR. LENOX (cont'd)
filed for a divorce first.
                                                            
                       MEAGAN
I'm afraid Jason. Yolanda came to
my office all in a panic asking me
to find more evidence of you
cheating with the second woman.
                                                            
                       MR. LENOX
I'll be back in a few hours. I
just need to take care of
something before I come back.
                                                            
                                         CUT TO:
                                                            
 
INT. SCENE 16: ROGER SITTING IN CAR - NIGHT
                                                            
Roger, Megan's best trailer man is across the street sitting
in his car taking pics of Mr. Lenox and Meagan talking with
each other. He pulls out his cell phone and makes a call.
                                                            
                       ROGER
Yeah they're both here now.
                                                            
                                         CUT TO:
                                                            
 
INT. SCENE 17: LENOX RESIDENCE - LIVING ROOM - NIGHT
                                                            
                       YOLANDA
Finally! I'm on my way.
                                                            
                                         CUT TO:
                                                            
 
EXT. SCENE 18: MEAGAN'S APARTMENT - NIGHT
                                                            
Meagan has just entered her apartment where she begins to
unwind. She grabs a remote and turns on her stereo system.
She then walks back towards her room and comes out dressed
in a sexy robe, where she opens her fridge and grabs a
bottle of champagne. Suddenly her door bell rings. She
looks through the peep hole and sees that it's roger and
opens the door.
                                                            
                       MEAGAN
      (Opening the door)
It's just Roger.
                                                            
To her surprise, it's Yolanda and Roger who pushes their way
into the apartment.
                                                            

26.

                       YOLANDA
Hello Meagan. seems like you have
something to tell me about my
husband after all.
                                                            
                       MEAGAN
Roger! What are you doing here
with her at my house?
                                                            
                                         CUT TO:
                                                            
 
INT. SCENE 19: ROGER SITTING IN CAR - DAY
                                                            
A flashback back scene of roger looking a Meagan funny while
their sitting in the car. He begins to write down Yolanda's
number off of her business card that's a part of the case
file.
                                                            
                                         QUICK FLASH:
                                                            
 
EXT. SCENE 20: BATTERY PARK TUNNEL - NIGHT
                                                            
Roger meeting with Yolanda at night in a dark location and
her handing him an envelope.
                                                            
                                         QUICK FLASH:
                                                            
 
EXT. SCENE 21: OUTDOOR FOOD MARKET - DAY
                                                            
A shot of Roger following around Mr. Lenox eating outside
with a female Battery Park.
                                                            
                                         QUICK FLASH:
                                                            
 
EXT. SCENE 22: BATTERY PARK PIER - DAY
                                                            
A shot of Roger following around Mr. Lenox kissing a sexy
female on the pair.
                                                            
                                         QUICK FLASH:
                                                            
 
EXT. SCENE 23: ROOSEVELT ISLAND TRAM - DAY
                                                            
A shot of Roger following around Mr. Lenox taking the tram
with a female in Queens.
                                                            
                                         QUICK FLASH:
                                                            
 

27.

EXT. SCENE 24: ROOSEVELT ISLAND WATER FRONT - DAY
                                                            
A shot of Roger following around Mr. Lenox and Meagan as
their walking along the waterfront taking pics.
                                                            
                                         QUICK FLASH:
                                                            
 
EXT. SCENE 25: BATTERY PARK CHESS PIECES - NIGHT
                                                            
A shot of Roger handing Yolanda an envelope full of pictures
of Mr. Lenox out cheating with various women including
Meagan.
                                                            
                                         CUT TO:
                                                            
 
INT. SCENE 26: MEGAN'S APARTMENT - DAY
                                                            
                       ROGER (VO)
I knew something was up with you
that day when we were sitting in
the car, watching that dude in the
park with that girl.
(beat)
You started acting funny so I
figured I'd look into the case and
find out why?, and who was the guy
we were being paid to follow?
(beat)
That's when I hooked up with
Yolanda who paid me to follow you
around.
                                                            
Yolanda will begin to advance towards Meagan in an
aggressive manner throwing the pictures that roger took of
Mr. Lenox cheating with all his women at her.
                                                            
                       YOLANDA
You're the worst kind of woman
there is!
(beat)
"oh I couldn't find anything"
"that was all the hard core
evidence I could find" "that is
enough for an adultery case" You
know what Fuck you!,
(beat)
All this time I've been pouring my
heart out to you. And all you've
been doing is taking my money,
using my feelings against me, and
Fucking my husband!
                                                            

28.

                       MEAGAN
Are you kidding me! Look who's
talking? The deceiving
bitch who waited ten years so she
can steal her husband's money.
                                                            
                       YOLANDA
How dare you!
                                                            
Yolanda slaps Meagan.
                                                            
                       YOLANDA
The moment he married me, it
became my money. The child
he begged me to have, my money.
The jobs he has because of me he,
my money.
(beat)
So you see, it's all my money. And
I just don't feel like sharing it
anymore.
                                                            
                                         CUT TO:
                                                            
 
INT. SCENE 27: APARTMENT HALLWAY - NIGHT
                                                            
Mr. Lenox has just exited the elevator in a highrise condo
and is walking towards a penthouse apartment.
                                                            
                                         CUT TO:
                                                            
 
INT. SCENE 28: MEAGAN'S APPARTMENT - NIGHT
                                                            
He enters the house and hears a smooth R&B song playing on
his stereo system. The apartment is romantically lit with
candles and two wine glasses are set aside. He calls for
someone and gets no answer.

Meagan is sitting at the bottom of the stairs beaten,
bloodied, and intoxicated waiting for Mr. Lenox to walk in.
When he walks in he's surprises by her battered appearance.
                                                            
                       MR. LENOX
      (looking surprised)
What happened to you? Who did this
to you?
                                                            
Meagan fires a shot! Mr. Lenox ducks
                                                            

29.

                       MR. LENOX
Are you fucking crazy?! What the
hell are you doing?!
                                                            
Lenox has his hands up and is slowy walking towards her.
                                                            
                       MR. LENOX
Put the gun down Meagan!
                                                            
                       MEAGAN
      (Drunk)
You know what Jason? You're a
piece of shit and a liar!
                                                            
                       MR. LENOX
What are you talking about?
(beat)
Why are you calling me liar?
                                                            
Meagan throws a series of photos at him showing him with
multiple women besides his secretary.
                                                            
                       MR. LENOX
Where did you get those from? Who
gave those to you?
                                                            
                       MEAGAN
      (Sobbing)
Come on Jason! Be a man for once..
(beat)
Can you at least do that for me 1
time.
                                                            
                       MR. LENOX
      (walking closer)
Look, I'm not really sure what's
going on here.
(beat)
But we need to get you to a
hospital.
                                                            
Meagan fires another shot. Mr. Lenox retreats back in a
hurry.
                                                            
                       MEAGAN
I said get back!
(beat)
I can't believe you made me love
you.
(beat)
and that's the sad part of this
all.
(beat)
I use to love you so much. The way
            (MORE)

30.

                       MEAGAN (cont'd)
we would gaze into each others
eyes.
(beat)
Now they're just dark, and full of
your bullshit. I hate you! I
fucking hate you!
                                                            
Meagan closes her eyes and fires a single shot! then leans
her head back and lays on the floor. The camera will pan
over to a few empty bottles of prescription pills along with
a blood stained suicide letter.
                                                            
                       MEAGAN
      (Fading VO)
To all my friends and loved ones,
I ask of you one last favor:
please forgive me and don't let my
spirit die. Remember me for the
laughs and the good times, the
thrills we all had together. But I
can't live with the hurt, guilt,
lies, and betrayal I caused so
many people. I made a place in all
your hearts and touched each and
every one of you in a special way.
I have chosen to die, but I
haven't chosen to be forgotten. I
must find a new world, a world of
peace, happiness, and true Love. I
want you all to know I am not
afraid to die, only to quit
living. I'll miss you."
                                                            
SCREEN GOES BLACK
                                                            


FADE OUT.


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