EASTENDERS viewers have begged Jean Slater to tell her family she has ovarian cancer.
Anxious Jean screamed at her concerned daughter after Stacey insisted on accompanying her to a medical appointment in Tuesday’s episode.
BBC EastEnders’ Jean Slater kicked off at Stacey as she tried to follow her into the doctor’s office
The cleaner refused to sit down in the Doctor’s office, insisting she didn’t want to cause a fuss.
She got even more worked up when the female doctor asked her if her symptoms had worsened, after they found a lump in her abdomen.
Jean, who struggles with her mental health, dodged the questions and said: “Well I’m busy, and I can’t Before the doctor could explain the next steps, viewers saw her run out and sneak past her daughter, who had been waiting for her outside.
BBC Jean refused to sit down and listen to what the doctor had to say
BBC ONE She then tip toed past Stacey as she left the doctor’s office
Back at the house, Jean burst into tears as the weight of her illness became too much to bear.
Stacey tried to comfort her but she insisted that she was “fine”, prompting fans to plead with the character to open up to her daughter.
One fan wrote on Twitter: “Jean, just tell Stacey. You can’t deal with this on your own”
Another person said: “I’m actually crying at #eastenders I wish Jean would tell someone !!”
And one more wrote: “I don’t care what anyone says Jean is the best actress on eastenders..”
BBC Jean wept to Stacey and fans admitted the scenes had them in tears
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Jean assumed she’d started the menopause after recently suffering some health problems.
But a visit to the GP revealed things are more serious than she thought.
Jean was stunned when the doctor told her he wanted to do some extra tests after finding a lump in her abdomen, which could be cancerous.
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