The conflict between Emma Nelson and Alex Nuñez began in Season 3 of Degrassi: The Next Generation.

Conflict History


Emma's boyfriend at the time Sean Cameron became friends with Alex and her boyfriend Jay Hogart. Alex disliked Emma for her annoying good girl image, while Emma was annoyed by snarky comments Alex made at her.

Season 3


In Gangsta Gangsta, Alex calls Emma flat as a board.

In This Charming Man, Alex is shown staring at Emma when she goes over to The Dot to confront The Candy Bandits.

In I Want Candy, Alex made a rude comment towards Emma. She gets angry with her and Alex continues making some more snarky comments and this causes a physical fight between them.

Season 4

In Mercy Street, Emma gets herself involved in the situation that happened last year and wonders what they should do. Alex sarcastically says they should buy a dolphin. When Emma believes Rick has gone good and gives her a check, Alex comes over and rips it up. Emma almost tells her to at least care about the cause, and Alex begins telling her about her life, asking her if she lives in that exact same position. Emma just remains silent and Alex says she just expected she didn't. At The Dot, when everyone goes after Rick and Jay punches him, Alex goes up to punch him as well, but Emma stops her.

In Secret (1), Alex and Amy are making fun of Emma for missing her kiss with Nate in rehearsal, joking that Emma suffers from "penis-o-phobia". Emma uses the sex bracelet Jay gave her to shut Amy up. Later, Emma hooks up with Jay, while knowing he was still in a relationship with Alex.

Season 6

In Rock This Town, Alex attends a party at Emma's house, but they are not seen interacting.

In The Bitterest Pill, they both attended J.T. Yorke's funeral.