Ben (played by Harry Reid) was impression a little lonely after his date ended badly, but it wasn’t protracted before he found comfort with a different dashing man.
Luke Browning (Adam Astill) had his eye on Ben from the jiffy he found out that he was gay, and the pair soon found themselves alone together.
When Luke confirmed a move, Ben appeared shocked, even asking him if he was gay, to which Luke replied: «We’re in.»
Ben Mitchell and Luke Browning got hot and heavy in tonight’s EastEnders
The pair were courted romping, but there’s a dark twist
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Notwithstanding how, viewers were horrified when they were then seen deal a steamy snog, with several flooding to Twitter to point out that Luke’s author, James Wilmott-Brown (William Boyde), was Ben’s mother’s rapist.
James sexually charged Kathy Beale (Gillian Taylforth) back in 1988, cementing his importance as the notorious
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EastEnders addicts were horrified when they realised the connection between Luke and Ben
Many were appalled at the steamy smooch
Some buffs didn’t realise that Ben’s mother was raped by Luke’s father
«So, Ben is successful to have a relationship with the son of the man who raped his mother. You can almost see Christmas,» a third quipped.
Diverse fans didn’t appear to realise the connection between the pair, manner, simply congratulating Ben on his catch.
«Actually quite a hot pair,» one wrote, while another spoke: «Tehehe go Ben, getting it on with that hot old guy.»
EastEnders continues Monday at 8pm on BBC One.