No-nonsense Karen Taylor has worked out that her daughter Bernadette is pregnant. Tonight’s EastEnders saw the mouthy matriarch discover the secret in the closing scenes, with viewers now left to wonder who the father of the baby could be.
This evening’s episode of the BBC1 soap saw Karen chastise Bernadette for returning home early from school, not buying her explanation that she’d been feeling unwell. After insisting that her girl return to her studies, Karen ended up airing her worries to Jane – and bagging herself a job as a cleaner at Beales in the process.
But later that day, Karen’s suspicions were aroused when – after bringing home a Chinese meal – Bernadette opted not to eat the prawn toast, despite having only just admitted to always being hungry.
Cue Karen confronting her daughter in the closing scene, asking her just how many weeks pregnant she is. Bernadette’s shocked expression said it all – yes, there could well be another Taylor on the way in the near future…
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