Emmerdale spoilers! Doomed romance for Belle Dingle and Ellis Chapman

Ellis tries to tell Belle how he really feels in Emmerdale

The chemistry between the pair is set to go to waste as Ellis' exit from Emmerdale looms

Emmerdale's Belle Dingle (Eden Draper-Taylor) could well be heading for heartbreak.

She and Ellis (Asan N'Jie) have been vibing for a while now but just as Ellis plucks up the courage to tell Belle how he feels about her, his exit looms.

With actor Asan's contract with ITV now terminated following a spat at an awards' ceremony his exit storyline will soon follow and is likely to tie in with his mother Jessie's (Sandra Marvin) Dubai departure. Poor Belle!

Elsewhere, romance is going strong for secret lovers Moira (Natalie J Robb) and Nate (Jurell Carter). But Moira's sent into a panic when her son Matty (Ash Palmisciano) and Ryan (James Moore) come calling to Nate's caravan.

Matty traps Moira and Nate in Emmerdale

Secret lovers Moira and Nate have to hide when Matty and Ryan come knocking for the farmhand at his caravan

When the lads get no response from Nate, they settle outside the van and start smoking weed! Moira is fuming with Matty whose addict sister Holly died from a drugs overdose.

Matty traps Nate and Moira in Emmerdale

Trapped inside Nate's caravan, Moira fumes when her son Matty, who's sat outside, starts smoking weed

Moira's predicament gets worse when she decides to clamber out of the window and comes face-to-face with her son… Awkward!

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