Emmerdale has confronted growing criticism over their present little one grooming plot line, during which instructor Maya Stepney has been having an inappropriate relationship with schoolboy Jacob Gallagher.
Viewers have been left feeling “sickened”, “disgusted” and “horrified” by the storyline, and lots of have been switching channels to keep away from the scenes.
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However the cleaning soap went too far, in accordance with viewers, when Maya and Jacob had intercourse this week.
In truth, some horrified followers even complained to Ofcom concerning the scenes on Monday (four March) during which Maya and Jacob lastly did the deed.
After weeks of teasing and near-misses, the pair consummated their relationship simply days after his 16th birthday.
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We have acquired 21 complaints about these scenes in Emmerdale, which we’re assessing.
Based on The Solar, the ITV cleaning soap is now going through an Ofcom investigation after the scenes – with not less than 21 viewers complaining to the regulator.
An Ofcom spokesperson informed the newspaper: “We have acquired 21 complaints about these scenes in Emmerdale, which we’re assessing towards our broadcasting guidelines, earlier than deciding whether or not or to not examine.”
Viewers watched instructor Maya climb on high of teenager Jacob and say “blissful birthday” earlier than kissing her boyfriend’s son and giving him his belated ‘current’.
Whereas we’re informed Maya will get her comeuppance, and that the storyline has helped grooming victims to come back ahead, some followers consider it shouldn’t be proven pre-watershed.
Different followers predict that the Dales villain will turn into pregnant and be uncertain of whether or not the dad is David or Jacob.
That would definitely be an explosive manner of her soiled secret being found!
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