30 December 2019 22:38
Tonight's Emmerdale ended with David Metcalfe (played by Matthew Wolfenden) appear shocked as Leyla Harding (Roxy Shahidi) announced he was the father of Maya's (Louisa Clein) baby. But it seems something may be amiss as he was so desperate for the DNA results to show he was the dad. On Friday, viewers saw David beg Dr Liam Cavanagh (Jonny McPherson) to change the DNA results so it showed he was the father. Liam warned his career could be over if he was caught changing the results to suit David but the shopkeeper didn't seem to care. Tonight's instalment saw David and Jacob forced to reveal to Brenda Walker (Lesley Dunlop) and Leanna Cavanagh (Mimi Slinger) Maya had left the baby on Christmas Day when they heard the tot crying in the shop.
However, David stepped in to announce he was the father to avoid any awkward questions. READ MORE: Emmerdale spoilers: Maya Stepney's baby daddy revealed in shock twist? Emmerdale spoilers: Jacob the real father as David tampered with baby's DNA results? Emmerdale spoilers: David Metcalfe was desperate for the baby to be his to protect Jacob READ MORE Emmerdale spoilers: Belle Dingle to fall pregnant in Jamie affair? Later in the cafe, he bumped into Liam and apologised for asking him to put his career on the line. However, he quickly became agitated when Liam revealed the DNA results had arrived early before handing over an envelope. David was next seen in the shop with Jacob, Leyla and Eric Pollard (Chris Chittel) ready to find out the results. Opening the envelope, Leyla revealed: "At least we know now for sure." Emmerdale spoilers: Leyla Harding hoped Jacob wouldn't be the baby's father Emmerdale spoilers: Did David change the DNA results of the baby? David and Leyla both don't want Jacob to have to relive the trauma of the past year and his abuse at the hands of Maya and it seems the shopkeeper would go to great lengths to protect his son. Eric was thrilled to learn he was the grandfather, telling the baby: "You are a very lucky boy because you have a wonderful daddy and your grandad loves you." Taking the baby from his dad, David looked uncomfortable suggesting he may be having second thoughts about raising Jacob's baby. If he has tampered with the results will he be able to keep it to himself or will the secret slip out? Trending