Or he may have been around Beecroft in some capacity or have heard and handled the fallout of Beecroft's behavior at the time, even if not in a professional capacity.
I think the core of my point - and where I think you were on the right track - is that he possibly could have had first hand knowledge this is true in a way he doesn't have with most record-settling done in previous hangouts.
Hunter King has plenty of talent but Summer has always been and is written horribly.
One minute she is a raging scheming spoiled B, the next she is the ingenue we are supposed to feel sorry for. She is a villain a minute, a whimpering victim the next.
Some consistency in the characterization (which is the writers' fault) would at least a character that is so far unsympathetic to the hilt because whether she is nice or naughty, she behaves in an unlikeable manner. And we are not talking about the character changing (she "used" to be spoiled but now... or something). She literally switche
I was glad to finally see the stoic Tara come out as a bitch. You are right about Summer and Kyle as the make believe adults, they can’t do a damn thing without Jacks guidance. Summer is back to being the weak whimpering idiot who needs Kyle to rescue her.