Yet, to Gabriella's surprise, Edmund responded, “Is there a problem? You're all relying on the Zander family's money, so what's wrong with her being the head of the household? It's already good that she's letting you enjoy your stay here.”
When the woman who was sitting numbly by the window heard that, her dull eyes lit up, and she straightened her back.
He's not holding me accountable for that? In fact, he agrees that they're the leech?
Meanwhile, Gabriella was livid after hearing Edmund's response.
“We're the one living off the Zander family's money? Are you not working? Edmund, are you even a man? You're one of the Coopers, so how can you shamelessly say such things?”
“Why should I be ashamed? I married her because of the Coopers, didn't I?” he nonchalantly stated.