Coronation Street: Pat Phelan shocks fans with an unexpected reaction to Nicola Rubinstein’s DNA test results: Pat Phelan found out that Nicola Rubinstein is his biological daughter [I[I[ITV]gt;
After realising that Seb Franklin’s case worker could be his daughter, Conor McIntyre’s character attempted to find out more information about her but was rumbled by Nicola who demanded to know what was going on.
Attempting to come to terms with the prospect of having the builder as her dad, Nicola, played by Nicola Thorp, called round with a DNA test kit.
During the latest episode, it was revealed that Phelan was Nicola’s biological dad much to his delight.
Reacting to the news, Phelan reached out to Nicola reassuring her that he would be there for her if she needed him.
Coronation Street: Pat Phelan shocks fans with an unexpected reaction to Nicola Rubinstein’s DNA test results: Phelan was happy to find out the news [ITV]
Nicola didn’t take too kindly to his offer and told him that she could take care of herself leading Phelan to leave the living room and head into the kitchen where he began to cry.
Shocked by the builder’s show of emotion, Coronation Street fans were left shocked, especially when his past involved blackmail and murder.
“Didnt know Pat Phelan could cry! #Corrie,” declared one surprised viewer on Twitter.
Another questioned: “Is that Pat Phelan about to drop tears?! #Corrie.”
Coronation Street: Pat Phelan shocks fans with an unexpected reaction to Nicola Rubinstein’s DNA test results: Tears could be seen streaming down Phelan’s face as he came to terms with the news [ITV]
Others were quick to bring in his p[ITV]rimes, which included the possible murder o[ITV]y Carver after he worked out that Phelan had something to do with Michael Rodwell’s death.
A soap fan posted on the social networking site: “Awww! Phelan is crying. Well now you know what it’s like to cry, like all the families of the people you have KILLED ! #Corrie.”
While another remarked: “Omg I can’t believe I actually feel sorry for Phelan! Those tears…. For a moment there I forgot he was a murderer! #Corrie.”
Meanwhile, other fans were more interested in the way the DNA results were read out by Nicola.
“Why didn’t they go on #JeremyKyle show for the opening of the envelope #Corrie,” questioned one viewer through their tweet.
“The DNA needs doing by Jeremy Kyle #Corrie,” agreed another.
Coronation Street: Pat Phelan shocks fans with an unexpected reaction to Nicola Rubinstein’s DNA test results: Nicola was seen asking if Phelan was ok [ITV]
A user added: “Should of got Jeremy Kyle to do the lie dector res[ITV]#Corrie #coronationstreet.”
Coronation Street continues on ITV at 7.[ITV]