It was difficult to blame Charley for going on a bender; her sister wrote a best-selling tell-all novel that trashed her. Her enemies set the mill she's worked so hard to make a success, on fire.
And in the middle of it all, the guy she was really starting to fall for broke up with her.
Would Charley have found her way back to her feet again on her own? Yes, because the woman has an inner strength that doesn't understand how to quit, but that doesn't mean the hand up wasn't appreciated.
Queen Sugar Season 4 Episode 8 Review: All The Borders
As Violet told Prosper in this Queen Sugar quote, the Bordelon family has been through a rough spell:
Prosper: You get knocked down, you get back up.
Violet: Yeah, well, this was one hell