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Have EastEnders fans just predicted the most SHOCKING affair Walford has ever seen?

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Fans think Jay and Honey have been enjoying a lockdown romance...

EastEnders fans have been sent into a frenzy after the soap has hinted that Honey Mitchell and Jay Brown have grown closer during lockdown.

Viewers were thrilled when EastEnders shared on Instagram what some of our Walford favourites had been up to while the soap has been off screen.

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EastEnders shared some 'lockdown lowdowns' on their Instagram Stories (Picture: EastEnders Instagram)

The BBC soap shared some 'lockdown lowdowns' on its Instagram Stories, and two of the characters mentioned where Jay and Honey.

Honey's back in Walford 

While it was revealed that as lockdown happened Honey came dashing back to the Square to be with her children, she apparently also bonded with Jay while forced to stay at home.

EastEnders fans will know that Honey had left the Square earlier this year to get help with her eating disorder, and according to Instagram, Jay has been great at supporting her recovery.

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Jay was another of the characters who was mentioned in the Instagram Stories and his 'lockdown lowdown' also mentioned Honey... "Jay began to form a close friendship with Honey."

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Are Jay and Honey more than friends? (Picture: EastEnders Instagram)

But while it is friendship the soap has eluded to, fans are convinced this means romance could be on the cards.

They not happy about the pair potentially being put together, especially since Honey was married to Billy Mitchell, who has practically raised Jay since his dad, Jase Dyer, died when he was a child.

Fans took to social media to share their horror at what could be one of the most shocking romances Walford has ever seen...

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While it remains to be seen whether Honey and Jay are going to be just friends or something more, it won't be long before we find out.

EastEnders returns to BBC One on Monday 7th September with what promises to be a huge week in Albert Square.

BBC One is currently showing EastEnders: Secrets from the Square, hosted by Stacey Dooley.

EastEnders episodes return to BBC One on Monday 7th September - see our TV Guide for listings.

Claire Crick
Claire Crick

Claire is Assistant Managing Editor at What To Watch and has been a journalist for over 15 years, writing about everything from soaps and TV to beauty, entertainment, and even the Royal Family. After starting her career at a soap magazine, she ended up staying for 13 years, and over that time she’s pulled pints in the Rovers Return, sung karaoke in the Emmerdale village hall, taken a stroll around Albert Square, and visited Summer Bay Surf Club in sunny Australia. 


After learning some tricks of the trade at websites Digital Spy, Entertainment Daily, and Woman & Home, Claire landed a role at What’s On TV and whattowatch.com writing about all things TV and film, with a particular love for Aussie soaps, Strictly Come Dancing and Bake Off


She’s interviewed everyone from June Brown — AKA Dot Cotton — to Michelle Keegan, swapped cooking tips with baking legend Mary Berry backstage at the NTAs, and danced the night away with soap stars at countless awards bashes. There’s not a lot she doesn’t know about soaps and TV and can be very handy when a soapy question comes up in a pub quiz! 


As well as all things soap-related, Claire also loves running, spa breaks, days out with her kids, and getting lost in a good book.