Emmerdale star Matthew Wolfenden has hinted that David will end his marriage to Tracy after discovering that she used to be a prostitute.
Wednesday’s episode of the ITV soap saw David left reeling after following his wife to a hotel where she was trying to entrap former client Phil.
The sight of Phil handcuffed to a bed proved too much for David, who fled the scene after Tracy revealed her history with the seedy handyman.
As for what happens next, Wolfenden said: “David tries to make things work, but in the back of his mind, he’s thinking, ‘my wife used to be a prostitute’. He can’t get over this fact.
“But David really messes up when he tries to have a heart with Tracy and says that he forgives her. But Tracy doesn’t want his forgiveness. She says, ‘I want you to love me for who I am. It was my past, I was only 17 years old and it wasn’t a good time for me.
“So that is the initial breaking point for them.”
Speaking about Tracy’s past, actress Amy Walsh added: “Nobody does that for fun. No one does that unless they have to. So it shows how desperate she was. She’s the victim.
“It’s easy for people – even for someone who loves her from the outside – to just assume that they chose that path.”
You can find out where David and Tracy go from here when Emmerdale returns on Thursday at 7.00pm on ITV.
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