EastEnders new family continue to cause drama on the Square when Karen hits Sharon
It's Karen vs Sharon in EastEnders tonight, when the single mum gives Shazza a right hook she won't forget for a while. The Taylors arrived in Albert Square last night and shocked us all by revealing that Keegan Baker is Karen's son. We didn't see that one coming. Tonight Sharon confronts Karen over the rumours Keegan has been spreading about Louise. Karen is aware her son is not the most popular she is unaware of what he has been up to recently.
Stacey comforts Sharon (credit: BBC)
With Sharon learning the truth about Keegan’s latest claims, she storms round to give Karen a piece of her mind but she is clearly unaware of how far Karen will go to protect her brood as she hits Sharon. Crikey, we wouldn't like to be in her shoes when Phil finds out.
Lorraine Stanley, who plays Karen, said of the shocking scene: "When I first saw the script and saw Karen was going to punch Sharon I thought ‘oh my God Letitia’s going to hate me straight away’.
Sharon gives Karen a piece of her mind (credit: BBC)
"But things like that are always fun to play, and we had such a giggle doing it. We get the giggles me and Leticia. So we had fun doing it."
She added: "I thought my character would be feisty but just to come in and do it so soon I thought ‘Karen’s really causing trouble here’. It’s more fun though to play a character like that. I prefer feisty.
"With this scene and storyline it’s a big accusation Sharon is making, and Karen’s not having anyone say anything bad about her son. She’s protecting him.
"Hopefully the audience will see a lioness protecting her children and that she’s a tough woman not to be messed with, but not in a malicious way. That’s her protecting her kids."