The horrifying scene in which Belle Dingle (Eden Taylor-Draper) rejected Tom King’s (James Chase) marriage proposal has been shown on Emmerdale.
Viewers saw what transpired when Lydia Dingle (Karen Blick) faced her family at the Woolpack following the discovery of rapist Craig Reed’s (Ben Addis) body.
She is positive that there is someone in the room who killed him by beating him, and she immediately suspected Cain Dingle (Jeff Hordley).
Lydia questioned Belle about her role after he categorically denied killing him, as Craig had threatened to sue her after she called him a
After Belle gave her explanation, we witnessed a flashback in which Tom proposed to her on one knee.
She was greeted with excitement by Mandy Dingle (Lisa Riley), but it soon became apparent to them that she hadn’t accepted because she wasn’t wearing the ring.
In a subsequent flashback, Belle stunned Tom by telling him that, because they had recently moved in together, she wasn’t ready to take this step.
However, he took it very personally and became furious with her, saying he couldn’t possibly love her.
She attempted to soothe him, but he shoved her violently, sending her flying and hitting her head on the table.
After Belle was disturbed, Tom bombarded her with excuses, saying he would never want to hurt her and speculating that perhaps she was pleased she hadn’t said yes at this point.
Although it was obvious that she was cautious, Belle told her family that he had handled the situation effectively and covered up the fact that he had attacked him.
Belle keeps the details of what happened a secret since the rest of her family views her and her partner as deeply in love.
But how long before it occurs once more, and how much threat is this man posing to Belle?