After diffusing an insulting situation with reality diva Omarosa, Kim gives a candid interview about her painful childhood. Angela steals one of Kim’s clients. Everyone has had enough of Charity.
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Notorious reality star Omarosa drops by the studio for a quick style and interview with Kim. After receptionist Charity insults Omarosa by not knowing who she is, the reality diva proceeds to chastise her in front of the entire salon. When finally led back to her chair for her new style, Omarosa is put-off by Anthony’s forceful hands. Convinced that Anthony doesn’t know how to do a black woman’s hair, Omarosa insists another stylist is needed for her tender head.
At the interview with Omarosa, Jasmine admits to years of drug addiction and gang affiliation, assuming Kim had left her resentments in the past. Kim opens up about the anger she continues to feel, admitting that although it has made her the resilient, successful woman she is today, the pain of her childhood still lingers and she doesn’t feel as though her mother has made a big enough effort to heal their fractured relationship.
Angela asks Dontay his opinion on a matter of business. She intends on using Kim’s assistant Anthony as her assistant without Kim’s permission. She openly admits her agenda has always been to use Kim’s resources and clientele as a steppingstone for her own career. Dontay cautions her to reconsider, but Angela has already made up her mind.
Kym Whitley drops by the studio hoping Kim can save her from the hot mess that’s growing out of her head. Kim’s going to need all her skill and a little luck to win back one of the few clients that got away. Ms. Whitley has her doubts as to whether Kim Kimble still has her mojo.
The lobby is filled with overbooked clients as Charity fumbles her way through the appointment log. Kim knows her reputation is on the line. Her charitable days are nearing an end; she has no choice but to reconsider Charity’s employment.
Angela once again confides in Dontay about stealing one of Kim’s most elite clients. Dontay doesn’t want anything to do with this one. He knows if Kim finds out, it’s going to get ugly, fast.
Kim names the new manager for her salon. Terry forms an unlikely alliance. In Atlanta for the Bronner Brothers Hair Show, chaos erupts when Gocha reveals her "Plan B" and Terry makes a shocking announcement.
Kim tests Terry & Gocha's management skills by having them organize a staff photo shoot, which explodes into chaos. Leah meets with Jonathan. Gocha shares a secret with Dontay. Kim styles actress Elise Neal.
Jonathan enrages Kim when he talks about her on live TV. Terry and Gocha must co-manage the salon, while Leah explores a new business venture. A snitch gets Gocha kicked to the curb. Kim styles Teyana Taylor.
Kim confronts Jonathan after he tries to buy her salon, and questions Gocha about her loyalty. Kim styles K. Michelle. Leah plans a last-minute party for Kim, where Kim makes an announcement that causes chaos.
Anthony confronts Angela about their relationship. Kim styles LaTavia Roberson. A meeting with a major beauty distributor could mean big business for Kim. A secret about Gocha creates chaos at the salon.
Kim is shocked to discover that Jonathan has bought out her inventory of hair bags, and sends her stylists on a secret mission to his salon. Anthony & Gocha spar at a video shoot. Kim styles Garcelle Beauvais.
Kim and Jonathan agree to move forward with their partnership, but Kim explodes when she sees Jonathan's proposed contract. Anthony and Naja are suspicious of Gocha and Angela. Kim styles actress La La Anthony.
Angela approaches Jonathan. Kim makes Gocha project manager for a photo shoot, but when Gocha is late after double-booking herself with client Malaysia Pargo, all hell breaks loose. Kim styles Erica Campbell.
Kim confronts Jonathan about being in her VIP room. Secret shoppers sent by Kim visit the salon; China storms out. An infomercial training shoot becomes tense when Jonathan's blunt direction offends Kim.
Kim styles Zendaya while Dontay pleads for his job back. Team building in the wilderness spirals into meltdowns; China goes ballistic. Security cameras are installed and Jonathan gets caught in Kim's VIP room.
Naja's return shocks Kim and drives a wedge between Kim and Leah. China leads a stylists' rebellion, and Kim is pissed by Jonathan's extreme lateness. Dontay fights for his job. Kim styles R&B diva Leela James.
Kim styles Tia Mowry. The Kimble team works at LA Fashion Week, and sparks fly as they share limited backstage space with Dontay and Angela. Jonathan is impressed. Kim is shocked by Naja's return to the salon.
A mysterious envelope and surprise proposal from celebrity stylist Jonathan Antin. A new hire sparks trouble in the salon, and a key stylist is fired when Kim is pushed to her limits. Kim styles Mary J. Blige.