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Tuesday 19th November 2019

Emmerdale's Lisa Riley confirms Vinny is not Mandy Dingle's son

Mandy has been pretending the teen is her son

Actress Lisa Riley, who plays Mandy Dingle in Emmerdale, has confirmed the teenager that her character has been passing off as her son Vinny isn't really her child.

Lisa told The Sun Online: "Who is he? Even I'm yet to find that out - it's all still to unfold.

"But Vinny just wants to be part of the family and although the audience finds out that he's not Mandy's son, the Dingles never do - Mandy makes sure of that.

Mandy isn't Vinny's mum (Credit: ITV)

"Who is his mother? That's the question - will it be a cast member, we just don't know."

Vinny was first seen in January 2019 when he came to the village with his 'mum' Mandy.

Mandy was originally in Emmerdale from 1995 till 2000 and then made an appearance in 2001.

Mandy was originally in Emmerdale from 1995 till 2000 (Credit: ITV)

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The 'mother and son' duo returned to the village once again last month.

Who is his mother? That's the question - will it be a cast member, we just don't know.

The pair had stolen casino chips with them, but as her family turned their backs on her, Aaron Dingle offered to help exchange the chips.

But he actually tricked her into thinking he had burnt the money when he really kept it for himself.

Who is Vinny? (Credit: ITV)

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When he warned Mandy he would be keeping the money, she swore to get her revenge.

Last week viewers were left disgusted as Mandy tried to swindle Lydia Hart.

Emmerdale airs weeknights at 7pm on ITV, with an extra episode at 8pm on Thursdays.

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