In the latest twist on social media influencer Rayne’s controversial journey, her disruptive actions have caused turmoil within the tight-knit group of 20-somethings. Rayne’s recent posts, centered around the funeral of their friend Juliet, have sent shockwaves through the community, particularly affecting her best friend Lacey and leading Romeo to question their relationship with her.
After facing criticism and accusations of insensitivity due to her posts about Juliet’s funeral, Rayne quickly defends herself, attempting to garner sympathy from her followers. In a calculated move, she sets up Prince, using him as a pawn in her bid to strengthen her image. However, Peri, another member of the group, senses Rayne’s manipulation and grows suspicious of her motives.
Unwilling to let anyone get in the way of her control over Romeo, Rayne takes drastic measures to keep Peri away from him. She decides to block Peri from Romeo’s phone, further isolating him from the rest of the group. In a face-to-face confrontation with Peri, Rayne cunningly questions her intentions, trying to dismiss any notion of her being an evil mastermind.
As Peri and Prince team up to uncover more about Rayne’s true nature, the influencer remains confident in her ability to maintain control over Romeo. With tensions rising and alliances forming, the group’s dynamics are at risk of crumbling under the weight of Rayne’s manipulation.
Hollyoaks airs on Channel 4 at 6.30pm followed on E4 at 7pm for a first look