What kind of mother doesn't put her child first?
Alba apologising to Xo
Chapter Twenty-Seven
Air date November 9, 2015
Written by Jessica O’Toole
Directed by Jann Turner
Chapter Twenty-Six
Chapter Twenty-Eight
Chapter Twenty-Seven is the 5th episode of Season 2 and the 27th episode overall of CW dramedy Jane the Virgin.


POP STAR BRITNEY SPEARS GUEST STARS — Jane (Gina Rodriguez) thinks she is finally ready to make a decision about her love life. Alba (Ivonne Coll) has taken the proper steps to become a citizen, but Xo’s (Andrea Navedo) past might make it more difficult than anyone was expecting. Rogelio (Jaime Camil) learns that his nemesis, Britney Spears, is at the Marbella Hotel and he is determined to confront her about their past. Michael (Brett Dier) is so caught up in his ongoing feud with Rafael (Justin Baldoni) that he ends up in big trouble at work. Meanwhile, Petra (Yael Groblas) gets an offer from her ex Milos (guest star Max Bird-Ridnell) she just can’t refuse.




Gina Rodriguez as Jane Villanueva
Andrea Navedo as Xiomara Villanueva
Yael Grobglas as Petra Solano
Justin Baldoni as Rafael Solano
Ivonne Coll as Alba Villanueva
Brett Dier as Michael Cordero
Jaime Camil as Rogelio De La Vega
and Anthony Mendez as The Narrator

Special Guest Star

Britney Spears as Herself

Recurring cast

Yara Martinez as Luisa Alver
Azie Tesfai as Nadine Hanson
Priscilla Barnes as Magda
Catherine Toribio as Teen Xiomara
Max Bird-Ridnell as Milos Dvoracek
Megan Ketch as Susanna Barnett

Guest starring

Greg Collins as Lieutenant Armstrong
Jonathan Ohye as Eric Wu
Kaiwi Lyman as Zed


This entitled ass just cost me my job!
—Michael flips on Rafael
I mention people like Gloria Estefan, Alejandro Fernandez and Oprah Winfrey because they happen to be dear friends of mine


  • The date of Mateo Villanueva's death is June 12 (year not mentioned).
  • According to the narrator, Jane was born in April 1991, Xo in May/early June 1974.
  • Michael attacks Rafael while Rafael is holding Mateo
  • Jane decides to cut Michael out of her life, although she had chosen him, putting Mateo's wellbeing above everything else.
  • Rafael is devastated that Jane chooses Michael.
  • Rafael tells Jane that he doesn't trust Michael.
  • Jane visits Magda in prison to stop Petra from marrying Milos.
  • Alba apologises to Xo for not putting her first on the anniversary of Mateo's death in 1992.
  • Alba & Xo get high
  • We meet Xo's teen fling, Zed.


  • A friend of Nadine's, Eric Wu, was the one to give testimony against Michael
  • Rogelio tipped reporters about Britney's whereabouts when they were hanging out, to try and make a name for himself
  • Milos moonlights as a Nigerian prince online.



Chapter Twenty-Seven at tunefind

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