EASTENDERS fans are devastated after Lola Pearce lied to her daughter Lexi tonight. The hairdresser - who is played by actress Danielle Harold in the BBC soap - had been determined to not tell her daughter that she is dying from a brain tumour.
But tonight Lexi discovered the truth after opening a letter addressed to her mum. The youngster ran away, struggling to cope with the news that her mum’s cancer wasn’t successfully treated.
As Lola found her daughter she realised Lexi knew everything - but after taking her home, lied to her anyway. “You could, if it doesn’t work, you could die?” Lexi asked her, adding: “Yes or no?” More on EastEnders'STICK EM UP' EastEnders viewers outraged as they spot something wrong with corner shopJOIN THE DOT LOT New Eastenders character causes stir at Dot Branning's funeral Lola made the decision to lie to her daughter about her diagnosis. “Look at me now, me and you - no I am not going to die,” she said.Read more on thesun.co.uk