Nugget risks his life as he ups his steroid use then falls worryingly ill in EastEnders

Nugget Gulati’s (Juhaim Rasul Choudhury) use of anabolic steroids takes a worrying turn in EastEnders next week.

Viewers of the BBC One soap saw his best pal Denzel Danes (Jaden Ladega) go to extreme lengths to get his hands on the pills in recent months, convincing family friend Yolande Trueman (Angela Wynter) to give him the cash for what she thought was a school trip.

Denzel began on a spiral of self-destruction, with his anger becoming uncontrollable and causing him to lash out at Avani Nandra-Hart (Aaliyah James) and his girlfriend Amy Mitchell (Ellie Dadd).

His focus has been well and truly on the gym, and impressing fitness influencer Ebony (Annika Whiston) – so much so that Amy became jealous, and when the pair headed to the bedroom, the effects of the steroids meant he couldn’t have sex and she was left offended.

 

 

Nugget found her upset in McKlunky’s, and without thinking, tried to kiss her.

Nugget Gulati and Avani Nandra-Hart enjoy some chips in EastEnders
Nugget and Denzel in the boxing den in EastEnders
After being rejected, he quickly lied to Denzel and said that Amy was the one who tried to kiss him, and not the other way around.Nugget and Denzel in the boxing den in EastEnders

Whilst their relationship ended, the incident had far greater consequences for Nugget, who felt knocked back and asked for some steroids to improve his physical fitness and appearance.

In upcoming scenes, Sharon Watts (Letitia Dean) convinces brother Zack Hudson (James Farrar) to get involved with the youth boxing tournament, and also tries to get Nugget and Avani on board.

Zack Hudson looks concerned at Nugget’s behaviour in EastEnders
Follow Metro Soaps on WhatsApp and get all the latest spoilers first!
Want to be the first to hear shocking EastEnders spoilers? Who’s leaving Coronation Street? The latest gossip from Emmerdale?

Join 10,000 soaps fans on Metro’s WhatsApp Soaps community and get access to spoiler galleries, must-watch videos, and exclusive interviews.

Simply click on this link, select ‘Join Chat’ and you’re in! Don’t forget to turn on notifications so you can see when we’ve just dropped the latest spoilers!

Concerned about an upcoming match, he turns to Denzel once again for another dose of pills and later finds himself suffering a dizzy spell.

Later, his dad Ravi Gulati (Aaron Thiara) congratulates him on not cutting corners whilst training and convinces him to open up – but at the weigh-in, he falls unwell and Zack says he’s not going to compete.

Furious, Nugget lashes out at Denzel which concerns Zack, with him reaching out to Ravi to tell him he believes the lads are using steroids.

Sadly, Ravi is reluctant to accept the truth. Will he regret his decision to ignore Zack, and will Nugget be ok?

Related articles

EastEnders fans ‘work out’ when Sonia Fowler’s baby is due – and it’s not good news

Sonia Fowler has discovered she is expecting a baby with boyfriend Reiss Colwell following their IVF treatment, but the dad-to-be is continuing to scam Sharon Watts as…

7EastEnders spoilers include killer Gray update, Nish revenge twist and Callum heartbreak

EastEnders spoilers include killer Gray update, Nish revenge twist and Callum heartbreak EastEnders is set to stir up some old trouble in next week’s episodes as there’s…

Johnny targets new love interest in EastEnders – and it’s someone vulnerable

After months of flirting, Johnny Carter (Charlie Suff) is to finally make a move on Callum Highway (Tony Clay) in EastEnders next week. Ballum fans, take a…

Nish taken hostage in dramatic EastEnders twist – and only one thing can save him

Nish Panesar (Navin Chowdhry) finds himself in a precarious situation in EastEnders next week when he’s handcuffed and forced to record a hostage video. It was only…

DRAMA OVERLOAD EastEnders kidnap horror as villain is chained up and tortured to expose cruel plot

EASTENDERS viewers will see Nish (Navin Chowdhry) at the centre of a shocking kidnap plot as he goes head-to-head with Priya (Sophie Khan Levy) next week. This…

EastEnders’ Priya to hold Nish captive in shock scenes

EastEnders’ Priya Nandra-Hart is set to hold Nish Panesar captive in dramatic new scenes. Priya has recently been cut adrift from her family, after Nish lied and…