The in the end betrayal was dedicated in Hollyoaks tonight (September 2), as Verity Hutchinson (Eva O’Hara) cheated on Sami Maalik (Rishi Nair) with Shaq Qureshi (Omar Maalik).
Shaq has been harbouring emotions for Verity for fairly a while now, however he had been underneath the impression that these emotions weren’t reciprocated.
Verity, nevertheless, does in actual fact maintain a candle for him, which she feels extremely responsible about, on condition that she’s in a relationship with Sami.
The lawyer got here clan about her emotions for Shaq to heartbroken Theresa McQueen (Jorgie Porter) earlier this week, however admitted that she has no intention of appearing upon them.
However she evidently modified her thoughts.
Shaq, in the meantime, had different issues on his thoughts throughout tonight’s (September 2) version of the Channel 4 cleaning soap, as he tried to course of the information that he and Sami weren’t organic siblings in any case.
Sami, Yaz (Haiesha Mistry) and Imran (Ijaz Rana) went out of their manner to ensure Shaq, biologically or not, felt as if he was a part of their household, and Shaq was noticeably touched by their efforts.
However he couldn’t shake the guilt over his emotions for Verity, which compelled Verity to confess that she feels the identical manner!
‘What if [Sami’s] girl has obtained emotions for you too?’ she stated.
Shaq was shocked to silence, as he watched Verity stroll in direction of the door of the Dee Valley workplace, locking it shut, earlier than shutting the blinds.
She returned to the place she was beforehand and locked eyes with him, earlier than inserting her hand on his face and leaning in for a kiss.
Shaq reciprocated, and earlier than lengthy, the duo had been embroiled in a passionate snog.
However does this imply that Verity has made her selection?
She went to the ends of the earth to win again Sami’s affection following her child lie, so will she throw away what she has with him in favour of a romance with Shaq?
Actress Eva O’Hara weighed in on Verity’s dilemma, telling Inside Soap that the character is feeling very ‘responsible’ about her actions.
‘Verity has all the time had such a candy romance with Sami,’ she stated, ‘however I feel it’s that type of “forbidden emotions” factor that always occurs in a relationship, the place you danger one thing that’s good for the potential for one thing that’s thrilling and new.
‘Verity has lied to Sami earlier than. So she is used to a little bit of manipulation, whether or not she means it or not. And she does really feel responsible.’
Hollyoaks continues Friday September three at 7pm on E4.
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