Chantelle Atkins (played by Jessica Plummer) paid the ultimate price for telling abusive Gray Atkins (Toby-Alexander Smith) she planned to leave him in harrowing scenes on EastEnders. The mum-of-two was left to die on the kitchen floor while Gray ensured he had an alibi for his wife’s death. But, could his sinister plan to evade suspicions lead to his downfall?
In tonight’s instalment, Gray confronted Chantelle over her secret phone conversation with Kheerat Panesar (Jaz Deol).
The hairdresser told her husband she planned to leave him but was forced to lie when he threatened to harm their children.
Chantelle attempted to appease her abusive husband but was caught desperately trying to contact Kheerat.
However, the brave mum stood up to Gray and told him she didn’t love him anymore.
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EastEnders spoilers: Will Gray get his comeuppance? (Image: BBC)
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Chantelle said: “I can’t do this another minute longer I can’t stomach it.
“You can cancel my bank card, you can push me around, you can beat me black and blue but you will never win because I don’t love you anymore.
“I lost your baby and I was glad. Look at you what woman would want to be with a man like you.
“Weak, pathetic the only mistake I ever made was staying this long, not speaking up and telling everyone the truth.”
EastEnders spoilers: Gray was furious with Chantelle for planning to leave him (Image: BBC)
EastEnders spoilers: Gray put a sinister plan in place to evade suspicion (Image: BBC)
“I kept my mouth shut because I thought that’s what a