Jack begins to instill doubt in Chuck about Elizabeth's legitimacy: saying he saw her dead body at the funeral viewing, that he and Elizabeth never got along, etc. Chuck begins to believe him and conducts a DNA test on her and finds out she really is his mother. At the same time, Chuck's lawyer is encouraging him to sign over ownership of The Empire to a family member, and he decides to ask Elizabeth who hesitantly accepts it. Elizabeth also reveals that she's in love with Jack because deep down he's a loving and caring man, although Chuck warns her that Jack is incapable of love and no caring man would convince her to participate in the scheme. Afterwards, she breaks up with Jack and leaves him to live out the rest of the scheme alone. While shopping with Serena van der WoodsenBlair runs into Jack. He sees her looking at a gown and mentions how beautiful it would look on her.