Emmerdale star Zoe Henry shares Rhona twist that shocked her

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Emmerdale star Zoe Henry has revealed the twist in Rhona’s embryo story that shocked her.

The plot saw Rhona’s ex-husband Gus Malcolms use their frozen embryos without her permission, with Gus’ legal fate revealed in court next week.

As part of the story, baby Ivy was born to Gus and his then-wife, Lucy, thanks to Rhona’s embryos, although, in a tragic twist, Lucy died during Ivy’s birth. last year.

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Opening up about initially learning the storyline, Zoe admitted Lucy’s deadly turn took her by surprise.

“I didn’t know that Lucy, Gus’s wife, was going to die, that shocked me too, it was a very big shock,” she remembers. digital spy and other media.

“I thought maybe we could work on co-parenting and that might bring Alan (McKenna, who plays Gus) on the show or something, but no, we had absolutely no idea, and I’m not sure that they actually did, when they started.”

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Zoe further admitted that she didn’t know the story would result in a big trial.

“Especially reading the court stuff when we made it, Mark (Charnock, who plays Marlon) and I were both like, ‘Oh my God,’ especially the twist at the end, I was like, ‘ Oh my God, I didn’t see that coming,’ but in a brilliant way, I don’t think we could have imagined it,” the star said.

She continued: “It’s never been done before and there are so many legal loopholes and ways of doing it, but they had to say it honestly, and so they had a team of people that they went back to.” , saying “And that? And this?” It’s really fascinating.”

Speaking about solving the complex plot problem, Zoe further explained that there was “nothing simple about it.”

Rhona Goskirk, Gus, EmmerdaleRhona Goskirk, Gus, Emmerdale


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“I didn’t understand the legality of how Rhona’s egg helps create the embryo, but she has no legal rights because she didn’t give birth to it,” she said. declared, revealing that he had seen on social networks that some people were. I’m not being “very nice” about Rhona.

“It’s good that people aren’t happy with her and I’m not judging that, but what I’m saying is it’s complex and I understand and people are like, ‘Well, it’s her baby’ and I think actually that’s probably the root of it.

“I’ve said it so many times, no one is right and no one is wrong, he shouldn’t have stolen the embryos and forged the signature but at the end of the day they are both parents, Marlon included , they are all involved, it’s very complex.”

Emmerdale is broadcast weeknights at 7:30 p.m. on ITV1 and broadcast on ITVX.

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