Newton plays Lindsey Wakefield, a down on her luck mother whose life is about to change upon meeting Wesley Deeds in the movie Good Deeds. Lindsey works as a janitor trying to provide for her daughter when she meet Wesley. Wesley, a wealthy man, is known to live a very boring life until he meet Lindsey and all of that changes. Wesley offers to help Lindsey get back on her feet and, though he’s already engaged, romantic sparks begin to fly. Suddenly, Wesley finds himself torn between what is expected of him and what he really wants. Co-stars Tyler Perry and Gabrielle Union.
Lindsey doesn’t see any of this coming, which is why she tries to pretend it is not happening to people around her. She’s still in shock from the fact that her husband is dead when her kid gets taken away. She doesn’t have time to adjust to life before the next thing happens and the next thing. It’s like trying to dig yourself out of an avalanche with a spoon. That’s what she is faced with.