She looked at him tiredly and began to talk but he interrupted, “Are you sleeping with him because you can’t pay your rent?” JZ saw her face instantly change from tired to furious and she punched him with all her strength aiming his jaw. He did not expect it and rubbed his injury with anger on his face.
JZ and Elle quickly got to their feet and turned their heads to the front door. They saw everyone that works at JZ’s studio was flooding in to his suite with cheers, gifts, balloons, beer, and lastly, a large cake. Once everyone was in his suite, they cheered, “HAPPY BIRTHDAY!”
Elle had a short gasp and said, “I forgot today is your birthday,” and looked at him with surprise.