The two are forced to make a quick exit from the beach when the paparazzi arrive; once they get away, Christopher shows Jessica around Los Angeles (Something About The Sunshine).While attempting to return to Malibu, they are again spotted by the paparazzi, but manage to elude them by driving off the main road, losing Jessica's grandmother's car in a mud pool quicksand in the process.
He then brings Jessica home, and Jessica allows him to stay in her grandmother's garage for the night when he learns the paparazzi have followed him.Back in Kalamazoo, Jessica watches Christopher tell a talk show host that he had never met her.Angry with the way the paparazzi forced Christopher to lie and hide himself from the real world, she confronts the paparazzi camped outside her house, and tells them that they destroyed him and that she "never met [the Christopher that they were all so obsessed with]." Christopher's best friend, Stubby (Brandon Mychal Smith) convinces Christopher to make his own choices.At the dance, Christopher makes an appearance and apologizes to Jessica through a song (What You Mean To Me). When the paparazzi appear at the dance, he tells them that he was the one that lied and says he is crazy about Jessica.She smiles and accepts his apology, and he becomes her boyfriend.
He gives her a pair of "Christopher Wilde" sunglasses, ones that she had made a joke about when they were touring LA.