The Complete Breakdown Of Alexis’ Fake Breakdown

We always knew she was a great actress ...


The Famous in Love finale brought us some pretty dramatic conclusions, but none were as scandalous as Alexis' big reveal. Did you spot the signs that her breakdown wasn't real? Maybe you're feeling a bit betrayed, but you can't deny - Alexis is a force to be reckoned with. Go through her genius plan with us below.

Stage 1: Alexis finds out about the secret cameras in her room.

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The reality show cameras record her private conversation with Tangey about Jordan and Nina's salacious affair.

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At first she tries to find another scandal to trade for the Tangey conversation. But after Nina kicks her off set, she angrily records her reaction to the big secret. In the morning, she realizes she has made a terrible mistake putting fame before her relationship with Tangey. But Ida refuses to delete the footage.

Stage 2: Alexis locks herself in her trailer.

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This meltdown seems like it was genuine - a response to all of her friends giving her the cold shoulder. But it's always so hard to tell with Alexis.

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Maybe all this drama was just a little taste of what was to come?

Stage 3: Alexis realizes Sloane is the perfect friend to help her plan "Operation Cancel Alexilicious".

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Point 1 - Tangey is friends with Sloane. She will trust her opinion.
Point 2 - Sloane doesn't watch reality TV and won't spill the beans to Ida.
Point 3 - Despite all the drama Alexis has caused, Sloane has stuck by her side.

Stage 4: Alexis gets lucky when Tangey's fans start shading her on Twitter.

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This social media storm will make it easier to believe that she is having a real meltdown.

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Plus, Tangey's feelings of guilt over the Tangerine media blitz will make her more likely to forgive Alexis after the whole thing has blown over.

Stage 5: Alexis goes on a shoplifting spree.

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Security at a boutique store catch Alexis trying to leave with an item she didn't pay for.

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The girls only get out of this scrape when the press arrive and Sloane accuses the store of looking for publicity. But now we're wondering - did Alexis actually call the paparazzi herself? She needed people to know that she had reached new lows.

Stage 6: Alexis has a wild night out.

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She pulls out all the stops. First, she very openly takes pills (disguised Tic Tacs) and drinks vodka straight from the bottle. At least, that's what it looked like she was doing.

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Then, she drunkenly tries to get into Tangey and Pablo's party and gets escorted from the building by security.

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Sloane also takes a moment to warn Tangey about Alexis' behavior to make sure she pays attention to all of her friend's crazy stunts. Tangey plays right into their hands by calling her mom to express her concern.

Stage 7: Despite all their hard work, Alexilicious is picked up for a second season.

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Ida gives Alexis the "good" news while also warning her that she has two weeks to clean up her act.

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You can see from her expression that Alexis is ready to take this fake breakdown to the next level. She will do anything to be free of the reality show biz.

Stage 8: Alexis gives herself a new haircut.

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Taking a leaf out of a famous 90s popstar's book, Alexis cuts her hair on Facebook Live so that the whole world can see her emotional state.

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Then she runs away from Ida and starts busking for the people of L.A. in the middle of the night. Some fans start filming her - which is exactly what she wants.

Stage 9: Alexis gets arrested. For real. Actual jail.

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Sloane and Ida get Tangey to come help when Alexis goes missing. Then she turns up in some kid's bunk bed and the mom calls the local P.D. Later, it turns out that the family actually know Sloane.

Stage 10: Alexis gets what she wanted all along - CANCELLED!

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With Alexis' mug shot plastered all over the internet, even Ida can't save season 2.

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Alexis and Sloane admit the truth to Tangey and she forgives them almost immediately. After all, she knows how hard it is to fire Ida as your manager ...

But that's not the end of the story ...

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Alexis is now trapped in a mental health facility. Will she be able to convince them that she was making it all up? Or is that just the kind of thing someone who was going through a breakdown would say?

Did you figure out what Alexis was doing before she told Tangey? Tell us in the comments.

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