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Brody Hudson was the best friend and brother figure of Damon Kinsella, and the ex-fiancé of Sienna Blake and Summer Ranger. He is the father of Faith, whom he fathered with Liberty Savage. In September 2021 Brody was murdered in a hit-and-run carried out by Warren Fox in order to stop Brody from going to the police and revealing the truth surrounding the murder of Cormac Ranger.


1992-2017: Backstory

Brody's parents are said not to be there for him as a child. Brody was brought up by his best friend, Damon's mother, Maggie Kinsella who Brody saw as a mother figure. Brody was seen as a typical boy growing up as he was well into his football and always catching the eyes of the girls as he got older. However a sinister serect that Footballer and Maggie's husband, Buster Smith often sexually abuse Brody when Brody do e his football training Buster would take photos of Brody and naje him feels small and manipulate him, Maggie found out and this ended their marriage but she and Brody did not tell Damon in order to protect him.

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2017: Double Arrival

Brody is first seen walking out of the sea and having a shower in Ibiza. He flirts with Ellie Nightingale and Holly Cunningham. He helps Sally St. Claire when she has a sunstroke he later walks in on Neeta and Hunter in one of the bedrooms to which he promises to keep quiet from everybody else Brody arrives as the best mate of Damon Kinsella who work at a bar together, Brody gets jealous and suspicious of Scott Drinkwell who is Damon's half brother and the to two have a great friendship without Damon knowing Scott is his brother Brody knows Scott is up to something, Brody started to date Lisa Loveday for a while.

2018-2019: Arrival of Buster

It is eventually confirmed that Brody was groomed and sexually abused when he was an underage child and he was groomed and sexually abused by his best mates' father Buster Smith. It is also confirmed that his best mate's mother Maggie Kinsella found about the grooming and the sexual abuse that Brody endured at the hands of evil Buster and threatened him into leaving for good and to never come back and demanded a divorce from him as well.

For all of Brody's life, Maggie has always protected the vulnerable child. It is confirmed that his best mate Damon has no idea about his father being a pedophile and what he did to Brody and Brody and Maggie agreed to never tell him as they wanted to protect him away from the awful truth about what kind of man that Damon's father really was. When Maggie died of a short battle of terminal cancer this year in late January 2018, he was completely devastated by her death as him and Maggie always cared for each other ever since Brody was a child and when Damon's dad and Maggie's ex-husband Buster Smith arrived in Hollyoaks Village a few days later after her death for Maggie's funeral and was here to stay as well and Brody was not happy seeing him at all and it's clear that there is also bad blood between them both as well. In early April 2018, it is then confirmed that the reason why Brody hates Buster so much is because Buster groomed and sexually abused him when he was younger.

Brody is unaware that Buster has a new victim lined up now and doesn't know that Luke Morgan and Scarlett Morgan's teenage son Oliver Morgan is Buster's new victim now as Buster has started to groom him by trying to get closer to him and getting young Ollie to confide in him more as well. Oliver has been confiding in Buster about problems at home such as Luke turning to alcohol again as he's got form for being an alcoholic before and the fact that him and Ollie's new stepmother Mandy Richardson never stop arguing with one another as well. Buster has also been subjecting the vulnerable teen to sexual abuse as well such as Buster inappropriately touching him behind closed doors on Ollie's knee and so on. Every time Buster is looking at Ollie when those two are together, he always stares at the teen lad lustfully as well and this has been going on for several months now with no-one knowing what kind of man that Buster is really like as Buster has deceived everyone from hiding his true colours from people who know him well and has done so by using his smart thinking and fake charm to make everyone think that he is this decent, lovely, caring and kind person and has deceived everyone into thinking that and has done so for several months now. Each time that Brody and Buster are around each other, Buster always taunts him each time about what happened in the past between them when Brody was younger and with Brody completely shocked and emotional that he shows no remorse at all whatsoever for what he did to him years ago when he was a child. They then go to trial week and Damon lies in court his case is dropped and he has PTSD attacks. Ollie's case proceeds and Buster's verdict is guilty - he is sentenced to six years imprisonment. He gets overwhelmed and kidnaps Laurie having sexually harassed Sienna. Sinead gets found out for leaving him.

2019: Making Sienna Happy

Brody spends the majority of 2019 after Buster's trial supporting Sienna through her ordeal with Laurie. Brody does his best to reassure Sienna several times and this tests their relationship. After Laurie's death on July 2019. Brody and Sienna decide they want a child but they come to a sticky end when Sienna can't fall pregnant and Brody often suggests they keep trying but Vrody comes up with the idea that Liberty should be a surrogate for Sienna and she agrees but Liberty can't fall pregnant with Sienna eggs so Brody and Liberty agree to sleep with one another in order for them to give Sienna a baby. Brody is shocked when Sienna finds out but she quickly forgives them both and Liberty gives birth to her and Brody's daughter, Faith in 2020.

2020: Warren & Cormac

In January 2020. Brody is kidnapped by Sienna's ex, Warren Fox, who wants to use Brody as a bargaining chip to stop Sienna from going to the Police. Brody is kept in a shipping container for a few days where its revealed Warrem and Sienna's son Sebastian has a rare form of Leukaemia. Brody does his best to plea with Warren but this does not work however eventually Brody is found by Liberty and Damon. Warren tracks Brody down again and he and Warren go and search for Sienna who has fled with the twins where they go to Manchester and Brody supports Warren when he opens up about being bullied by another kid in the care home. Sienna eventually comes home but is unhappy with the fact Brody gave Warren a false alibi.

Brody finally meets Felix and wants to ho straight to the police after Felix told him about the physical abuse he to endure as a child at the hands of care worker Cormac Ranger. Sienna notices the reason Brody is acting so high rate is because he still hasn't gotten closure from Buster this lead Brody Ringo and visit Buster on two separate occasions one with Damon and the other with Ollie however Buster continues to get inside Brody's head thus making things worse however Brody has his say before leaving Buster.

Brody finally meets Cormac in October 2020 and instantly realises who he is not giving anything away Brody leads Cormac to Warrrn and Felix's garage. Thinking the men just want to talk it out however Brody notices there are sinister intentions when Warren locks him out of the garage to stop him from entering as Brody hears the three men talk, shout and cry he has flashbacks to when he visited Buster which is shown Brody has not dealt with it well as Cormac is leaving and speaks a similar line to what Buster told him freaking out Brody punches Cormac this leads Cormac attempt to defend himself which leads to Warren beating up Cormac putting him in an induced coma.

Brody starts to feel guilty knowing that at any giving time Cormac could die and knowing he was responsible in the chain of events that lead to the attack. Brody eventually goes to the Police where he sees P.C. George Kiss and says nothing more than Warren's name after Kiss pulls Warren up Warren threats Brody to deal with the situation or he will kill him if he doesn't.

2020-2021: Summer's Revenge & Murder

Brody bumps into Cormac's daughter, Summer in November 2020 and is instantly guilty when finding out that Cormac is her father. Brody befriends Summer and even sets her up a cake stall in the middle of the village to help her with money issues shes facing but each time Brody encounters Summer his feeling more and more guilty but he can't confess and does his best to keep Summer away from Warren and Felix. Brody unintentionally starts a feud between Summer and Sienna when Sienna sees that Brody is helping Summer quite a lot.

By February 2021. Cormac eventually dies having suffered a heart attack from injuries he sustained this prompts Brody to support Summer and they grow closer and after discovering the affair between Warren and Sienna. Brody begins a relationship with Summer and a quick moving one at that but unknown to Brody. Summer plotting her revenge as she knows he started the chain of events that lead to her fathers death. Brody does his best to actually fight off his true feelings for Sienna countless times too and by May. Brody decides he and Summer should get married and everything seems to be going well. But Summer is plottjng revenge on Brody for his involvement in Cormac's death.

After months of plotting and manipulating Brody unknown to Brody Summer starts a affair with Sienna and kidnaps and holds Liberty hostage as well as wanting Buster Smith too give her away in the wedding unable to do this Buster instead rings Brody on his supposed wedding to Summer who has just revealed her affair with Sienna which holds him back. Brody eventually connects the dots and comes to the realisation that Summer is out for revenge but as this happens Brody is accused of Liberty's 'murder' and after telling Sienna and Damon of Summers plan. Brody goes on the run but Brody starts to work with Sienna and after a show down that leads to Summer being shot be Liberty. Brody is cleared of murder and moves back to Hollyoaks but with the police having no information on Summer's where abouts, Brody becomes paranoid along with Sienna but the two continue to clash.

After Leah Barnes lies saying she seen Summer near Hollyoaks High School. Brody along with Sienna is put into witness protection for their safety and are taking to a safe house by P.C. Franks but they coincidentally land in the same area as Summer whom is armed with a gun. Brody and Sienna after a heart to heart reconcile but they're joy is short lived when Summer is confronts the pair with a gun. Brody pleas with her and tells her not to kill either him or Sienna and tells her that he will hand himself over to the Police for Cormac's murder. Summer agrees and the trio arrive at The Folly to discuss the plan where Brody tells Summer that he will confess to everything that he and Warrem did to Cormac he the makes his way to the Police station and says a subtle goodbye to Damon, Liberty and Faith. Sienna stops Brody after escaping Summer and they confess they're love for one another as Brody walks towards Sienna however, a car at full speed runs him down, shocked, Sienna rushes over to Brody where he tells her that he loves her before he dies in Sienna's arms. Warren is revealed to be the culprit as he overheard Brody telling Summer his going to The Police and threating to take Warren away from his kids took action. Sienna vowed to find Brody's killer but so far has had no luck.


Alright? I've been keeping an eye on you.
— First line to Holly Cunningham and Ellie Nightingale.

I love you.
— Final line to Sienna Blake before death.

Introduction Sequence

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