EastEnders spoilers: Ben Mitchell in danger in shocking new twist: Kathy told Ben that she wanted him to stay with Luke [BBC]
After finding out that his boyfriend’s dad raped his mum Kathy in the 1980s, Phil Mitchell’s son was all set to end his relationship with his businessman beau.
However, during the latest episode of EastEnders, Kathy, played by Gillian Taylforth, told her son that she wanted him and Luke to stay together after noticing how happy he was.
“He’s good for you Ben and I don’t want to stand in the way of that,” she revealed during a heart to heart with Harry Reid’s character. So what I’m trying to say is don’t split up. Please not on my account. I want you to be together.”
As Ben stood on the spot in shock, Kathy insisted that she was ready to put the ordeal behind her.
EastEnders spoilers: Ben Mitchell in danger in shocking new twist: Ben was prepared to split up with Luke after finding out the truth about James Willmott-Brown [BBC]
EastEnders spoilers: Ben Mitchell in danger in shocking new twist: Luke was seen telling his dad that Ben wanted to see him [BBC]
“It’s time to put all this behind us for good,” she said before embracing Ben who went on to message Luke to say that he wanted to see him.
While it was good news on the Square, Luke’s true feelings for Ben were revealed at the Weyland offices when Willmott-Brown eluded to the fact that the romance was just a set up for a more sinister motive.
“See patience is rewarded,” the villain quipped when his son told him that Ben wanted to meet.
Believing that this was the start of a new twist, fans warned Ben to be careful.
EastEnders spoilers: Ben Mitchell in danger in shocking new twist: Willmott Brown eluded to the fact that their plan was back on [BBC]
“#Eastenders Luke is definitely NOT good for you Ben,” remarked one.
While another commented on the social networking site: “Ben don’t trust Luke #Eastenders.”
A third tweeted: “Ben don’t listen to Luke the suit, run!!! #EastEnders.”
The dark storyline comes in the aftermath of the news that Harry will be leaving the soap.
Whilst no details have been given about his exit storyline, the actor admitted that he nows how Ben will leave Walford.
EastEnders spoilers: Ben Mitchell in danger in shocking new twist: Fans warned Ben to stay away from Luke [BBC]
Appearing on Sunday Brunch, the soap star said: “I know. I’m not gonna say anything, mainly because I want the fans to be excited and question what’s going to happen. It is exciting. Ben’s life is exciting and it won’t let you down, I promise you that.”
EastEnders continues on BBC One at 8pm.