You know this is all Jessie's doings right? He finds the HG's weakness such as Russell's paranoia for example and uses that to his advantage. Russell being paranoid buys Jessie's lies. Aslo Jessie gets his lapdog Nat to plant seeds of doubt around the house, mostly she works the girls.
Jessie pretty hides when all he has set up explodes and sits back and laughs like
I have to admit I'm getting sucked in and am loving the drama
at the HG's for believing all the lies and pointing fingers at each other except Jessie who is just the innocent bystander when really he is the devil