Hollyoaks has hinted that Maxine Minniver could soon get caught out after Grace Black shared her suspicions that Maxine could be faking her illness to Damon Kinsella.
Maxine (Nikki Sanderson) is currently taking centre stage in a Munchausen's syndrome storyline, which has seen her fool her fiancé Damon Kinsella (Jacob Roberts) by pretending to be seriously ill.
In yesterday's (July 15) first-look episode, Maxine faked a seizure after learning that she and Damon had only paid half the costs to book the wedding. While Maxine's plot worked, and the guide offered to waive the rest of the fees, a worried Damon cancelled the wedding altogether, wanting Maxine to focus on getting better.
Of course, Maxine wasn't too happy to learn the wedding had been cancelled in tonight's episode, and she quickly rang the guide to confirm the wedding was still happening before turning into something of a bridezilla as she insisted that the wedding is the only thing keeping her going.
Maxine's odd behaviour soon aroused Grace's (Tamara Wall) suspicions, and she shared them with Damon too, saying: "It sort of makes you wonder. You don't think Maxine faked that seizure?"
Unfortunately for Grace, Damon didn't believe her and quickly jumped to Maxine's defence.
"Maxine is ill. I've never seen anyone fight so hard to keep her life together," he told her, adding that suggesting Maxine would fake a seizure to save money is a "disgusting thing to say".
"You should be ashamed of yourself," he concluded.
But while Damon may not be so quick to believe Grace, it did spark the attentions of Dr Levi (Cerith Flinn), who soon paid Maxine a visit to ask if he could review her case again.
Maxine agreed after Damon promised that they can go through with the wedding if she undergoes more tests, but future spoilers have revealed that Maxine will make a big mistake as Dr Levi gets involved with her case once again.
With Dr Levi also believing that Maxine is faking her symptoms, is it only a matter of time before Damon is convinced too?
Hollyoaks airs weekdays at 6.30pm on Channel 4, with first look episodes at 7pm on E4.
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