CORONATION STREET’S Yasmeen Nazir has been subjected to psychological and emotional abuse at the hands of partner Geoff Metcalfe and things are only going to get worse for the isolated chef. As the pair prepare to go on a trip away, will Yasmeen be pushed to her limits?
Geoff Metcalfe (played by Ian Bartholomew) has been manipulating Yasmeen Nazir (Shelley King) for the last few months on Coronation Street and will continue to slowly chip away at her confidence over the next week. However, in a shocking turn of events, Geoff will accuse Yasmeen of being controlling as she increases his control over the isolated chef.
As part of the harrowing coercive control storyline, Geoff has been subjecting Yasmeen to psychological and emotional abuse.
ITV soap viewers have watched Geoff control every aspect of Yasmeen’s life leaving the chef a shell of her former self.
However fans will see Geoff accelerate his abusive behaviour by accusing Yasmeen of being controlling.
Next week, Geoff will trick Yasmeen into believing he had planned a romantic break away only for him to cancel it because her supposedly controlling behaviour.
Geoff lies to Yasmeen and claims he was planning to take her on a trip to Las Vegas.
When Yasmeen catches him browsing an online dating site, Geoff claims he was doing research for a radio show and slams his partner for not trusting him.
Furious with Yasmeen, Geoff declares the trip to Las Vegas is off leaving her devastated.
Believing she’s to blame, Yasmeen decides to make arrangements for the trip Geoff claimed he had planned for them.
When Yasmeen is unable to get in contact with Geoff, she packs both of them bags and surprises her partner with the holiday.
But in a shocking turn of events Geoff accuses Yasmeen of being controlling.
At the last minute Geoff agrees to go and the pair set off on their holiday together but it’s clear things are tense between the pair.
Away from Yasmeen’s granddaughter, Alya Nazir (Sair Khan), Geoff may seize the opportunity to ramp up the torment he’s been inflicting.
Will Geoff return from their trip alone as he convinces Yasmeen to stay in America?
After investing in Speed Daal, Geoff may see this trip as the perfect way to keep Yasmeen out of the way as he takes even more control over her life.
Meanwhile Coronation Street fans have made it clear they wanted Yasmeen’s abuse to end.
“I know how important this storyline is to tell but oh my lord I can’t wait for it all to be over & geoff to be gone,” one viewer tweeted.
Another commented: “I really hope Yasmeen will be safe Sally and Tim will protect her.”
A third shared: “I can’t wait for this story line to be over, can’t stand Geoff.”
“Don’t drag it past Christmas thank you,” another begged on Twitter.
Will Yasmeen take back control of her life or will this storyline have a more sinister ending?
Coronation Street continues Friday on ITV at 7.30pm and 8.30pm.