The two residents of the Queen Vic will come to blows this week as tensions among the Carter clan reach boiling point.
Whitney’s (played Shona McGarty) got under under the skin of viewers in recent weeks, and now it seems Shirley (Linda Henry) will be joining audiences in their tirade against Mick Carter’s (Danny Dyer) bit on the side.
After Shirley accuses Whitney of trying to worm her way into the the family following her split with Lee Carter (Danny-Boy Hatchard), the pair come to massive blows.
The action comes after Whitney kissed her father-in-law Mick again last night, which, in turn, sparked massive backlash from EastEnders fans.
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What the hell are Whitney and Mick playing at
One viewer shared: “Nooooo what the hell are Whitney and Mick playing at, are you serious? #Eastenders.”
Another added: “@bbceastenders why did you need to take it there? Why can't we have one happy and lasting marriage? #Eastenders #MickandLinda.”
Though, boss Sean O’Connor recently warned viewers to prepare for a huge spat with a special episode featuring only Mick, Whitney and a blood-boiling Linda Carter (Kellie Bright).
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“[Whitney] has some huge episodes to come, he told Metro. “Including a showdown with Mick and Linda in the pipeline which will be a Carter three hander where all of the emotions of the past few months will come crashing into the heart of the Square.
“It’s going to be fantastic,” he teased.
EastEnders continues tomorrow at 8pm on BBC One.