Emotions run high this week when pregnant jailbird Sam Mitchell is taken to hospital after fainting
When Minty visits Sam at the hospital, he breaks the news to her that Ricky doesn’t want anything to do with the baby
Sam is distraught that Ricky’s turned his back on her and is terrified about having the baby on her own
Hating to see Sam this way, Minty takes the plunge. He tells Sam he’s always loved her and asks her to marry him… and Sam says yes!
The next day, Minty is annoyed to find Ricky visiting Sam at the hospital. Could there still be some feelings between them?
Later, Sam tells Minty she thinks that Ricky still loves her, leaving the mechanic to wonder where he stands
Sam brushes off Minty’s proposal, saying she’d only said yes to shut him up. Minty laughs along with her, but is secretly heartbroken. Watch the story unfold in EastEnders from Monday, August 24 on BBC1