Coronation Street's Dee-Dee Bailey to uncover what Joel Deering's hiding after fans' suspicion
13.02.2024 - 08:31
Coronation Street fans will finally find out what Joel Deering has been finding - and girlfriend Dee-Dee Bailey will too. He first joined the ITV soap last year as the duty solicitor who was tasked with helping troubled Lauren Bolton.
Romance has since blossomed for Joel and local lawyer Dee-Dee but in recent scenes, more suspicions about his reason for appearing in Weatherfield were raised.
With Dee-Dee snowed under with work, Joel offered to meet a new client on her behalf and pass on notes. Joel was then seen meeting up with Dee-Dee’s client in the bistro but they were interrupted by the arrival of Emily, who was clearly angry.
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In a panic, Joel steered Emily out with Toyah Habeeb watching on from the bar, intrigued, wondering who the woman was. And in upcoming scenes, it's been revealed that Alya Nazir will soon have questions about her colleague and friend's new man after he claims that a receipt for an expensive jeweller was cufflinks he bought.
Alya jokes about his expensive taste but as she later heads out, she spots Joel in a car being driven by a sullen-looking woman. Alya watches with her suspicions mounting. Later, Alya steals herself before showing Dee-dee the CCTV footage from the bistro.
Dee-Dee confronts Joel who admits that he has a wife, Emily and a daughter, Maisie. He claims his wife threw him out when she was pregnant because he had an affair which leaves Dee-Dee reeling in shock.
Sharing why he thinks his character has kept the truth from Dee-Dee, actor Calum Lill said: "I think he's probably met this woman that he probably