She aided Candace in interrogating Alliyah Delong and Landon after Oscar stole Candace’s money. Beginning a new mark, she becomes a love interest to David (originally as a set-up), igniting a feud between her and his wife Veronica. Jeffery is David and Veronica’s beleaguered, conflicted, ill-at-ease, dismissive and aloof son. He started out on the series as Wyatt Cryer’s 24/7 substance abuse counselor in the Harrington family’s drug rehabilitation program.
The Cryer family prepares for Amanda’s funeral. Hanna seeks information about Quincy’s mother so she can get one step closer to finding her grandson; Maggie continues her pursuit of David. Jim proclaims his son’s innocence; Quincy pays Hanna a surprise visit in search of Candace. Candace tries once again to blackmail Jim and David during their campaign event. The judge makes a decision and sides with Tony.
Maggie makes another attempt to sleep with David.
When Hanna rang her son for Tanisha, he didn’t remember who she was. Apparently, they had met some time ago at a club. “Lord have mercy,” said Hanna, connecting the dots. It had only been one night, but hello, that was all it took.
When Benny balked, insisting that Tanisha was barking up the wrong family tree, Hanna intervened. As Judge Jim Cryer comes home early to attend his surprise 50th birthday party, he discovers that his mistress, Candace, has befriended his daughter, Amanda, and is attending his family dinner. Jim is completely unsettled when he realizes that Candace will be staying with them for the weekend.
Oscar is a strange guy who Candace notices spotting her at the Sarandon Hotel. After this, him and Candace start to fall in love with each other. Allison McAtee as Margaret “Maggie” Day (Season 3; recurring Seasons 1–2).
Jim’s wife, Katheryn, is willing to do whatever it takes to protect her family’s status while playing the role of a loving and dutiful wife. When manipulative Candace realizes that she is Jim’s escort, she sees that as an opportunity of a lifetime. Presilah Nunez as Erica (Seasons 3–5; guest in season 2, 8). A woman who sold Benny her boyfriend’s car after a bad break-up. It turned out that she and Candace were working together as good friends.
After suspecting War as bad news and witnessing War sexually assault Candace at the tow yard, he protects her and Benny, by throwing War in jail, putting drugs in his car to make it look as if they were his. The Haves and the Have Nots episode “Why Didn’t You Tell Me?” which aired on March 11, 2014, as the mid-season 2 finale had set a record for all of OWN programming, at that time the highest rated drosterhagen program in the station’s history. The then record-breaking episode brought in 3.6 million viewers, surpassing the 3.5 million that tuned in for Oprah Winfrey’s interview with Bobbi Kristina. Not only was the episode the most watched broadcast in all of OWN history at the time but it came in at number 1 among all of cable television and number 4 among all shows on television for its airing night.