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‘Coronation Street’ Spoilers: Bethany Platt ‘Set For Sex Ring Storyline’

'We know Bethany’s popular with girl viewers and hope to make them aware of the risks of this situation.'

19/12/2016 08:13

Bethany Platt is set to be at the centre of a sex ring storyline in ‘Coronation Street’, according to reports.

Lucy Fallon’s character has moved into the spotlight this year with a plot centring on diet pills, but it’s now being claimed that she’ll be taking on something even tougher in the New Year.

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Lucy as teenager Bethany 

The Sun reports that Bethany will get an older boyfriend who grooms her, and secretly plans to “pimp her out” to his friends.

While a ‘Corrie’ spokesperson has declined to comment on the storyline, a source tells the paper: “This storyline was not undertaken lightly, it was the subject of major discussions among the show’s writers and bosses

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Bethany's feelings for Gary will lead to more awkward scenes in the coming week

Before then though, there’s the small matter of Christmas in Weatherfield, and Bethany is set to dramatically collapse, after being left embarrassed by a clash with her mother.

In recent weeks, viewers have seen her crush on Gary Windass develop, and while she will decide not to act on it, Sarah will discover the truth about Bethany’s feelings.

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