Responding to the twist, Duncan told OK! Online: "I was sad at first because I really wanted Ryan to be that good character, who really loved Amy. He desperately wanted to leave Hollyoaks and start a new life – run away from his secrets.
"He did love her but he’s secretly gay and in the closet about it, and he couldn’t bear that the secret would be out and could jeopardise his future with the woman he loved. He was irrational and just had to shut her up."While James may be sad about the revelation, social media users are torn over the twist. One user wrote: "Ryan killed Amy just because he didn't want people to know he was gay #HollyoaksWhoKilledAmy".
Other users were less than enthusiastic about the twist. One wrote: "I hope Harry and Ryan leave Hollyoaks forever so I can get selective amnesia and pretend the whole #whokilledamy storyline never happened."
Shooked😨😨😨😨 didn't think Ryan wud ever do that to his wife #HollyoaksWhoKilledAmy— Deema (@Deema4ever) October 10, 2017
Another user was left worried that the twist would lead to Duncan James leaving the show. "I was so annoyed when it was revealed that Ryan is the killer. Hopefully Duncan doesn't leave the show."
I hope Harry and ryan leave Hollyoaks forever so I can get selective amnesia and pretend the whole #whokilledamy storyline never happened— Nina (@NinaBaninaStina) October 10, 2017
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@Hollyoaks I was so annoyed when it was revealed that Ryan is the killer. Hopefully Duncan doesn't leave the show!!! 😣😣😣— jessica wilfred (@jessicawilfred) October 9, 2017