EASTENDERS’ Mila Mawra reveals a dark secret about her homophobic family – and is left terrified they’ll end up tracking her down.
The barmaid – played by Ruhtxjiaïh Bèllènéa in the BBC soap – is left in bits as she has to relive the past discrimination she’s received about her sexuality.
Mila lifts the lid on her past after she acts out in front of girlfriend Iqra Ahmed next weekCredit: BBC
As viewers will know, Kim Fox recently started playing cupid after she created her own dating agency, The Fox Catcher.
Mila and Iqra Ahmed starting seeing each other after they both joined the site.
And now Kim wants the couple to talk to the paper and big up how much of a success their new relationship is.
However, Mila isn’t keen on the idea.
Kim manages to persuade the pair to do the pieceCredit: BBC
Despite the initial struggles, Kim manages to persuade the pair to do it.
Things take a turn for the worst when Mila breaks down after a photographer takes a snap of the two together.
Iqra is left embarrassed by her girlfriend’s behaviour and decides to confront her about why she acted the way she did.
Mila confesses that she had to leave home because her sexuality doesn’t sit well with her family’s strong religious beliefs.
Mila is heartbroken when she realises the picture was posted onlineCredit: BBC
Things are made worse for the bartender when she finds out that the picture was posted online.
Will her secret identity be kept hidden or will she be in danger again now that her picture is online for everyone to see?
Mila isn’t the only one in Walford struggling with family issues at the moment.
The bar manager is left speechless when she comes face to face with her long lost brother.
Although he receives a frosty reception from his sister, Zack is determined to build a relationship with his sibling.
Shannon’s doubts are then confirmed after she finds him rooting around her house uninvited… but what is he looking for?
EastEnders continues tomorrow at 7.30pm on BBC One