Emmerdale’s Vanessa and Rhona are set for a dramatic screen kiss, but the passion may be an illusion.

Emmerdale actress Michelle Hardwick, who plays Vanessa, says her character wants the world to know about their ‘relationship’. However, she tells TV Times that deep down she knows that Rhona is only interested in her to get the drugs she craves.

“Vanessa wants things to reach a point where they have come out about their relationship and can go into The Woolpack as a couple and get everyone to accept them,” says Michelle.

“Every time Rhona says she has feelings for Vanessa, she tries to believe it, but deep down I think she does know it’s about the drugs.”

The question is how far will Rhona go for her fix?