Jan. 27, 2012 at 2:52 PM ET
Every episode of TLC's "Hoarding: Buried Alive" features jaw-dropping moments, but usually those moments are related to the mess at hand – or whatever mass amount of creepy crawlies calls that mess home. Not so on the next installment of the clutter-filled show.
No, a sneak peek of the action to come reveals that, while Janet and Herv have quite the cobweb covered hoard, their secret shocker is the other woman who comes by to inspect it.
"About three years ago, Herv started a relationship with Wendy," Janet revealed. "He said it was just sex and it didn't mean anything. I let it go on."
To make matters worse, Wendy is Janet's friend, or maybe frenemy.
"I felt like I was just keeping an enemy close as a friend," Janet explained. "But she was getting what she wanted by having him as a sexual partner. It just hurt me terribly."
And now, evidently, what Wendy wants -- in addition to Herv -- is to get a gander at the state of Janet and Herv's home, even though it disturbs Janet.
It's easy to see why.
"You sleep on this?" Wendy asked as she stood on the couple's bed. "You do anything else on it?"
Catch the rest of the messy relationship story when "Hoarding: Buried Alive" airs Sunday night at 9 p.m. on TLC.
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