EASTENDERS fans have been left furious after Ben Mitchell has been blamed by rapist Lewis Butler for the attack on him in recent episodes.
Viewers watched Ben get raped by Albert bar manager Lewis in harrowing scenes.
As Ben tried to confront Lewis about the rape, Lewis gaslit him and insisted it was consensual.
Ben went to the pub for a beer to try and make sense of what happened and began reading the messages he sent to Lewis on the hookup app.
Jay caught him and not realising that Ben was falling apart, had a go at him for cheating on Callum.
He went home and tried to tell Callum what happened – but Callum was too busy wanting to have a go at Ben for staying out all night to let him get a word in edgeways.
EastEnders viewers were heartbroken for Ben – and furious at Lewis for what he’s done.
One wrote: “Lewis making Ben feel so small, it’s so heartbreaking. #Ballum #Eastenders.”
A second said: “#EastEnders scum Lewis, oh Ben it’s his words against yours now.”
Another added: “Lewis is TRASH #eastenders I’m no Ben fan but Lewis acting as if what they did was in anyway consensual when it wasn’t is sick.”
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