But is she right to be concerned about Jamie's next move?
Angry at Nicola for telling Bernice about her pregnancy, Gabby's scathing remarks about her mum shock Nicola and Diane who are both surprised when Laurel doesn't defend her.
Knowing she has to keep Gabby on side, Laurel explains she’ll have to start treating her with kid gloves, rather than risk driving her further into Kim’s clutches.
Meeting Gabby in the Woolpack later, Laurel struggles to bite her tongue as Gabby dismisses her warnings about Kim.
Encouraged by Mackenzie’s plan Jamie soon intervenes, apologising to Gabby for his behaviour so far, and asking her out to dinner. Not falling for the act, Laurel’s concerned, but Gabby’s elated. What could Jamie’s sickening plan be?
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