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But, to be fair to his team, they do call Grimm out when he starts showing the bastard side of Manipulative Bastard, such as Jade calling him out on expecting Kim to be fine with working with him after he throws a lawyer at her and tricks her into beating him up in anger, or Rhonda doing an Opt Out when Grimm wants to make Kim and Ron's breakup at the end of "A Friend in Darkness" permanent.