Was Lilly set up to fail?
Tensions were at an all-time high on Dance Moms Season 8 Episode 3 when Abby cast Lilly as the lead for the first time in her ALDC career.
Some of the other moms were quick to comment on the stunning decision, prompting Lilly's mother to go on the offensive.
Was Abby forced to step in?
Meanwhile, Abby challenged the team with her most serious group dance yet.
Was she waiting with the pink slips for those who faltered?
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