Aside from the incident with Brooke Hyland being left off the pyramid and Sophia Lucia's top placement despite not being at rehearsal, the drama (and the heart) of this episode of Dance Moms came from "studio-hopper" Jill Vertes and her gorgeous, sweet daughter, Kendall.
Jill's been a little too quiet this season, right? So something was bound to happen. After Abby Lee Miller announced that Kendall would be doing a duet with Maddie Ziegler, Jill and Kendall were thrilled. Maddie's mom, Melissa Gisoni? Not so much.
But why? That's what producers would like us to ponder, so here's a poll on just that: