However, could Karen have been close to Avery in the past and be hiding a huge secret about the father of her children?
Mitch was never around to watch Keegan or Chantelle Atkins (Jessica Plumber) grow up.
Could Avery have stepped in and helped Karen when Chantelle was a child?
EastEnders families are known for hiding explosive secrets and if Avery had concerns about his health he made have told his two sons Finlay and Felix about his suspicions regarding Keegan’s paternity.
Could this be the end for the Taylor-Baker clan?
EastEnders airs on BBC One from Monday to Thursday at 7.30pm.