Coronation Street's Daisy goes too far with her harsh comments on Johnny

Daniel Kilkelly
·2-min read

From Digital Spy

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Note: The following article contains discussion of themes including suicide that some readers may find upsetting.

Coronation Street newcomer Daisy Midgeley has to make an apology next week after crossing the line with her harsh criticism of Johnny Connor.

Daisy (Charlotte Jordan) is determined to see her stepmum Jenny Connor move on from her troubled marriage to Johnny, who's currently serving time in prison.

This week's episodes have seen Daisy brand Johnny (Richard Hawley) "a loser" while having lunch with Jenny at the Bistro. When Daisy saw a man checking out Jenny from another table, she secretly took his phone number in the hope of playing matchmaker.

In Friday's hour-long episode, Daisy continues to make no secret of her desire to see Jenny (Sally Ann Matthews) start afresh.

Photo credit: ITV
Photo credit: ITV

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When Jenny visits Johnny in prison, she's worried to hear that her husband's condition has worsened and the prison doctors have increased his MS medication.

Jenny confides in Rita Tanner, who is sympathetic over the situation, but Daisy isn't impressed and reckons Jenny should just leave Johnny.

Next week, Jenny's worry for Johnny escalates when she discovers that one of his fellow prisoners, Joe, has taken his own life.

Jenny knows that this will bring back memories of Johnny's son Aidan, who also died by suicide.

Photo credit: ITV
Photo credit: ITV

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As Jenny frets, she's upset to hear Daisy continuing to make harsh remarks about Johnny.

Daisy finally realises she has gone too far and makes an immediate apology to Jenny for being insensitive when Johnny isn't well.

Jenny forgives Daisy and promises that she enjoys having her stay at the pub, leaving Daisy relieved that she's still welcome. But will Daisy really give up on her anti-Johnny mission so easily?

Coronation Street airs these scenes on Monday, February 8 at 7.30pm and 8.30pm on ITV.

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