EASTENDERS character Jack Branning could seek comfort in another Walford resident following the tragic death of his wife Ronnie Mitchell.
Ronnie and sister Roxy Mitchell tragically died on New Year’s Day’s episode of EastEnders, when they drowned.
In grief for his wife, Jack has kept to himself unable to believe his bride died on their wedding day.
And in tonight’s episode, news began to spread around the Square of the Mitchell sisters’ demise.
Jack was trying to keep the news from his children, wanting to find the right time to tell them.
But viewers believe he could confide in another resident in upcoming scenes, leading to a shocking affair.
Billy Mitchell’s wife Honey headed with him to see Jack, with Ronnie and Roxy being his cousins.
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Honey broke down as she comforted Jack, shocked that Ronnie had died in such sad circumstances.
She let Jack know she was thinking of him, and tearfully reminded him of Ronnie’s love for him.
But viewers believed there was more to the scenes, and more to come for the pair.
Honey and Jack were hit with cheating claims last year, when Roxy wrongly assumed the pair were having an affair.
Jack was actually seeking advice from Honey about his honeymoon with Ronnie.
But now fans think an affair really could be on the cards, believing Jack will seek comfort with Billy’s wife.
Taking to Twitter, viewers commented on their thoughts on the potential plot.
One fan said: “Bets on something happening between Jack and Honey some time soon #EastEnders.”
Another wrote: “Honey and Jack will get close and have an affair. Predictable.”
A third commented: “Honey making her move on widow Jack soon,” while one said: “Honey and Jack can get it together now.”
Another viewer predicted: “Jack is so going to end up with Honey!”
Tonight’s episode saw Jack make an accusation on his own after learning more details about Ronnie and Roxy’s deaths.
He was told Ronnie dived into save Roxy, leading to him believing Roxy had dragged her sister under the water.
EastEnders continues on Thursday 5th January on BBC One, in a hour-long episode.
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