Celia takes one more stab at sabotaging Carrie, but is quickly shot down by her father.
Stanford s referring to a company romance and failed marriage that cost the company a lot of money to clean up. It’s a lapse in judgement by Celia that her father has never let her forget, especially because at the time she was gunning for her philanthropist brother’s seat on the board. Trying to be a cutthroat and business savvy as her father, and not weak like her brother who seemed to be more interested in causes than in running the business, she made some expensive mistakes. Of course, she was just a kid a couple years out of college at the time. Her father’s big mistake at the time was trusting her with responsibilities she wasn’t ready for yet.