Could Jay finally get his own shot at happiness?
WARNING: This article contains EastEnders spoilers (that might happen, you never know) that you might wish to avoid. We've warned ya.
The Mitchells have had a pretty tough year on Albert square, haven't they?
They all said farewell to their very own East End queen Peggy, Grant sensationally returned, Jay found himself homeless after being placed on the sex offenders' register, Ben finally got his happily ever after (then lost it all) and Phil has battled with cirrhosis of the liver.
2016 has been the year of the Mitchells and it looks like it's going to stay that way for the last couple of months of the year.
Jamie Borthwick, who plays Jay Brown, recently let slip about this year's EastEnders christmas storylines – that are normally kept extremely hush hush.
C'mon, EastEnders and yuletide go together like mince pies and double cream and we're extremely excited to find out what this year has in store...
Confirming that Jay will now stay in the square and will try his best to get his life back on track, he told RadioTimes:
"It's not how it usually is this Christmas.
"Expect a bit of a shock. It's a mixture of happy and low key.”
A happy yuletide? SURELY NOT?
Will Jay finally get a cheery christmas storyline that coincides with his his ten-year anniversary on the BBC1 soap? Could former childhood lovebirds Jay and Abi finally reunite?
After viewers witnessed Ben and Abi make amends with each other after a tense year of cheating scandals and faked pregnancies – will Abi turn her attention to the guy she's always loved?
This EastEnders fan theory certainly supports that theory...
It reads: “There is a long road ahead for [Jay's] character and the best way to do that is to have Abi save his life by helping him find shelter, some food and place to lay down some roots.”
We hope, anyway, that Jay can turn things around and get the help he needs. He's got a LEGION of fans out there rooting for him.
Hopefully he'll also forget about the fact Abi did the no pants dance with his brother/best mate. People are quite forgiving in EastEnders...
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