Carla Connor offered herself for intercourse in trade for a spot to cover throughout her psychological breakdown, and the shock revelation has ended months of hypothesis a couple of darkish secret from the Coronation Street character’s previous.
The arrival on the cobbles of two very dodgy-looking types, Chelsey and Jordan, shook the previous manufacturing facility boss as they claimed to know her, solely she had no thought who they have been – at first.
As they mounted a blackmail try the entire sorry story unravelled: in April 2019 whereas fragile Carla was within the grip of a psychological well being disaster, believing she was answerable for the loss of life of Rana Habeeb within the Underworld roof collapse, she ran away.
When she was ultimately discovered she’d been residing in a dingy squat on the tough Brightwell property, however had no recollection of the misplaced weeks. Carla slowly recovered and put the painful incident behind her, however Jordan reminded her of the sordid reality – that she provided him sexual favours so he would let her keep within the squat and she or he might preserve a roof over her head.
The disturbing recollections got here flooding again as horrified Carla recalled the depths she sank to throughout essentially the most turbulent time of her life.
Partner Peter Barlow caught Carla and Jordan mid-showdown within the Rovers’ backroom, and in future episodes he’ll assist his different half stand as much as her antagonists and ship them packing. But suspicion later falls on Peter when information of an assault on a person and a girl from Brightwell breaks, and Carla suspects he’s behind it to settle the rating.
How far will Peter go to defend Carla’s honour? And might he find yourself behind bars for attempting to assist her?
The plot is Carla’s first massive storyline for some time, and was teased by Corrie producer Iain MacLeod to RadioTimes.com initially of the yr.
It’s set to trigger a rift between the couple, however followers fearing their favorite partnership is in peril of falling aside can relaxation simple.
“This is a real test for Peter and Carla,” teased the present boss. “It’s an extremely difficult time for them each, what Peter uncover about this lacking chapter in her life is tough for him to swallow, however he’ll in the end be happy with her for overcoming it.
“The storyline is an opportunity to fill in the blanks about Carla’s ‘lost weekend’. There were glimpses of her in a hotel and the squat at the time, but she had no idea how she got there. We simply don’t know what happened.”
Now we do, are a brand new set of issues simply starting for Carla?
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