EastEnders fans have fumed over Ian Beale’s treatment of Linda Carter, voicing hope that he is the character who dies at Christmas.
During Wednesday’s instalment (November 1) of the BBC soap, Linda (Kellie Bright) headed to confront Ian (Adam Woodyatt) and Cindy (Michelle Collins) after finding out they were going into business with Dean (Matt Di Angelo). Fans will remember Linda was raped by Dean in 2014 and he was driven out of Walford two years later after he attempted to do the same to Roxy Mitchell (Rita Simons).
Arriving at the café, Linda laid into Ian about going into business with a rapist. While Cindy insisted she was unaware of Dean’s history, Ian explained he only discovered that their mystery business partner was him the night before.
Ian claimed the pair couldn’t back out of the deal because there is a contract involved and Dean was found not guilty of the attempted rape of Roxy. “If Mick could see you now,” a disgusted Linda responded.