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   Chapter 1645 Couldn't Put Up With It Anymore

The Substitute Bride By Mi Lu Characters: 8024

Updated: 2019-10-05 00:13


Clark remained silent during the whole breakfast. The only time when he opened his mouth and said something was when Sheryl asked him questions. He seemed to be alienating Sheryl.

"I'll drive the kids to school this morning, will that be fine with you?" Sheryl offered and then turned to Joan. "Joan, please stay at home and clean the house while we're gone, alright?" "Yes, madam." Joan nodded and folded her hands in front of her.

Shirley was thrilled about the idea but Clark didn't seem interested at all. He silently climbed into the car with a blank expression on his face.

On their way to school, Shirley played and sang songs with Isla. They were having a jolly time, except for Clark who remained stone-faced throughout the whole trip.

Soon, they finally arrived at the kindergarten. Sheryl gave a nod to Isla, and she immediately understood. She took Shirley away, leaving Sheryl and Clark alone.

"Clark, is there something wrong?" Sheryl's confused eyes stared at Clark's emotionless ones. She couldn't understand why he was so alienating towards her lately. Was it because she was seldom home? Or maybe he was just stressed from school? She couldn't tell.

"Mom, is Dad going to leave us? Are you really going to be with Uncle Xu?" Clark's eyebrows furrowed as he blurted these questions out in frustration.

"Clark, what made you think that?!" Sheryl's eyes went wide with shock. She had never told her children what was going on between her and Charles. She wondered where that thought had come from.

Clark kept a straight face while looking at his mother. He was hesitant because of what he was going to say next.

"Clark, didn't I tell you that no matter what happened, you have to tell me?" Sheryl spoke sternly.

Clark gulped and gathered all of his courage. "Mom, is it true? There are pictures and videos all over the internet. I even saw them in the news."

When Clark mentioned about the news, his eyes started to well up. He tried his best to stop himself from crying. He lifted his head and awaited for Sheryl's response.

Sheryl's sternness was instantly replaced with gentleness. She hadn't realized that she had hurt the kids until Clark spoke up. She pulled Clark into her arms and kissed his forehead. "Clark, I guarantee you that what is on the Internet isn't true. Will you trust Mom on this?"

Clark exploded into tears the moment he was drawn

ng time.

"Come on, Sher, I'm doing this for you! Try to be a bit grateful and cut me some slack." Isla pretended to be annoyed also.

Sheryl didn't say another word to Isla. She parked the car and walked to the elevator.

"Hey, Sheryl, wait! Why are you walking away?" Isla ran to catch up with Sheryl. She pouted to express her disappointment.

"Oh, Isla, stop it. I know you won't be mad at me because of a few words. Are you sure I don't know you well? And I believe you know me well enough." Sheryl rolled her eyes at Isla. Then she grabbed Isla's hand and entered the elevator.

While they were going up, they talked about the rumors spreading on the Internet.

It was true that Sheryl really didn't care about what people said about her online since she knew what they were really thinking. They just wanted to see Sheryl get pissed about it. And it would be a waste of time to deal with them. So why not just ignore them and happily live her own life?

At first, Isla was on the same page with Sheryl. But since she had seen how it affected Clark and Shirley, she couldn't put up with it anymore. They were just children for Pete's sake! They shouldn't have to go through this!

"I understand what you are talking about, Sher, but the situation is different now. Clark is being affected by those rumors. Do you really think that they'll stop if we just ignore them and wait for things to cool down?" Isla asked Sheryl sincerely. She wanted Sheryl to realize that there were times that compromise wasn't the best solution. After all, people tend to take advantage of generosity.

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