EMMERDALE fans are disgusted after Paul Ashdale brutally attacked son Vinny in the village during his own engagement party.
The gambling addict – who is played by actor Reece Dinsdale in the ITV soap – was proposed to by Mandy Dingle in tonight’s episode but when Vinny questioned him about not telling her about his gambling, Paul attacked Vinny.
Paul attacked Vinny in brutal scenesCredit: Emmerdale
As Vinny questioned Paul outside, he raged: “What do you want me to do – humiliate her by saying no before launching into Greased Lightning?”
Vinny told him: “I understand how with Liv you took advantage and all that stuff about having epilepsy.
“You lied about meetings, you lied about who you are Alex, so why wouldn’t you lie about it?”
“Do you really think I’d lie about something like that?” said Paul.
He kicked him as he lay on the groundCredit: Emmerdale
“I didn’t. Are you determined to make a bad situation worse? When did you become such a thorn in my side?
“I don’t need you at all – you push and you push and you push and then you look surprised when you turn around and someone gives you what you’ve been asking for.”
With that Paul grabbed a plant stand in the garden and attacked Vinny with it knocking him to the floor.
He then violently kicked his son in the back while Vinny begged him to stop.
Paul was suddenly violentCredit: Emmerdale
Meanwhile Mandy was celebrating her engagement in the pub with Lydia and Bob, unaware her son was being brutally attacked outside.
As Vinny came too Paul was telling him to breathe through the pain – and acting as if it was all normal.
He said: “I’m sorry but you did push me. I’m not making excuses I’m just saying.
“I’ll tell her. I’ll tell her everything I’ve done – all of it. But not now the mood she’s in I can’t. I’ll tell her tomorrow, I’ll tell her everything tomorrow. A new day – no secrets, no lies. She’ll know everything.”
Viewers were sickened by the scenes.
Fans are now worried for MandyCredit: Emmerdale
One wrote: “If Mandy knew what Paul was doing to Vinnie, she would kill him.”
A second said: “Paul feels no remorse. That vicious b*****d.”
Another added: “Vinny really needs to tell Mandy about Paul’s violence. If he can do it to his son, he can very easily beat Mandy too.”