American Crime Recap: A Shocking Confession in "Episode Seven"

American Crime Recap: A Shocking Confession in "Episode Seven"

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In "Episode Seven," an incriminating video lands Tony (Johnny Ortiz) back in juvie; Mark's fiancee Richelle arrives in Modesto and meets Barb (Felicity Huffman). Frustrated at her brother's situation, Aliyah (Regina King) calls for a peaceful demonstration, while Aubry (Caitlin Gerard) blindsides her family with a shocking confession.

Hector Tells All: After being placed in a better facility, Hector (Richard Cabral) is required to hold up his end of the bargain with his statement. He provides the authorities with a detailed testimony about the night Matt Skokie was murdered, pinning Carter (Elvis Nolasco) as the murderer. 

Why Carter Loves Aubry: When Aliyah visits a bruised and battered Carter in prison, all he asks about is Aubry. After Aliyah goes off on her brother, he reveals to her that Aubry saved him during his darkest of days and admits he attempted suicide. 


Help!: After getting the boot from his job, Russ (Timothy Hutton) confides in Tom (W. Earl Brown). During their conversation, he enlists Tom to talk to Barb to help give her perspective, but Tom refuses to deal with her. 


Shocking Confession: Pressed to testify against Carter, Aubry calls for a gathering and makes a jaw-dropping confession, claiming her brother Brian sexually abused her. When everyone leaves the room, her father asks why she said what she said; she admits she did it for Carter, who she says saved her. 


A Call to Protest: Feeling guilty for not being there for her brother in his time of need, a determined Aliyah speaks with a reporter and announces she is starting a peaceful protest in support of Carter. 


Read the full detailed recap for "Episode Seven" here. 

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