Thursday, 20 September 2012

What Will Happen to Kirsty?

(This post was originally posted by Rebecca on the Coronation Street Blog September 2012, reposted to this blog with permission.)

With baby Soames-Dobbs due to make its appearance soon, I do wonder what's going to happen to Kirsty. She's turning out to be a loathsome character, isn't she? All the horrible things she did to Tommy and Tina on Monday, and poor Tina feels like she's being gaslighted or something because no one believes her when she says that Kirsty is twisted and manipulative.

I've been cringing all the time that Kirsty's been on screen. She's horrible. But she can't last. Soap law tells us that criminals pay for their crimes, and that domestic abuse can't be ignored. Look at what happened to Charlie Stubbs. Justice is always meted out. Kirsty won't be able to settle down and live a happy life with Tyrone and the baby.

I did think she might die in childbirth - it does still happen, it could have been something like pre-eclampsia, maybe. But the photo above would suggest otherwise, so I suppose we might have to put up with her creepy psycho self a little while longer.

I bet though that within the year, she's gone, leaving Tyrone to bring up baby alone. Heartbreaking for Tyrone, and kind of a repeat of what happened to Molly, but I can't see her just leaving them - she's too controlling. Maybe she gets done for what she's done to Tyrone and goes to prison. She might get ill and die. She might get run over by a bus. We can only hope, I suppose.

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Trudy said...

I agree with your comments - but another storyline with a single father? Especially with the dynamics with Kevin and Tyrone.

Tvor said...

I think KIrsty is redeemable if she gets councilling and help for her issues. I reckon that's the direction it will go eventually.

Anonymous said...

She's a complicated character for viewers to deal with. On the one hand, we know that she comes from an abusive home and that she really seems to hate herself for what she does to Tyrone. But just when you're starting to feel sorry for her, she does something so calculating and nasty that any sympathy you felt for her disappears.

I don't think there is going to be a simple resolution to this story.

Tvor said...

I agree. Kirsty is a very well drawn out character with many layers and many more to discover.

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