Michelle Hardwick promises Emmerdale 'twists'

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 15 May 2015
Michelle Hardwick

Michelle Hardwick

Michelle Hardwick has promised "twists and turns" for 'Emmerdale's Vanessa Woodfield and insists her character's storyline isn't going to be "straightforward"

Michelle Hardwick has promised "twists and turns" for 'Emmerdale's Vanessa Woodfield.

The 39-year-old actress' alter ego is pregnant but unsure who the father is after sleeping with Adam Barton (Adam Thomas) while on a break from toyboy lover Kirin Kotecha (Adam Fielding) and the blonde beauty says the storyline isn't going to be "straightforward".

She told OK! magazine: "Now she's pregnant and it literally is who's the daddy.

"I might [know who the father is]. It's going to be a bit up in the air but there are a few more twists and turns along the way. It's not as straightforward as it could be, which is great."

Michelle initially expected Vanessa's relationship with Kirin - who is 22 years younger than her character - to be a brief fling but she is delighted with the reaction to the coupling from viewers.

She said: "Initially when they said Vanessa would be going out with a 17 year old, I thought it would only last about three episodes. But it hasn't!

"The viewers really enjoy it and they're invested in them as a couple, which is fantastic.

"But then she had the breast cancer scare - he ran off because he was so young, but they got back together. She's got the all clear now but during that time she slept with Adam Barton."

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