EastEnders actor Max Bowden who plays the troubled Ben Mitchell has opened up about the heartbreaking scenes that air this week, as Ben admits his issues.
In recent months, viewers have watched as Ben has struggled with his mental health for a number of reasons. Back in May 2022, Ben was raped by Lewis Butler, and that sparked a number of issues for Ben.
His husband, Callum Highway, thought that he had sex with Lewis consensually and as a result, broke up with him. However, several weeks later, Ben found the strength to report Lewis and revealed what really happened to him.
Shortly after, Ben was dealt the horrible news that Lola Pearce-Brown had been diagnosed with an incurable brain tumour. Lola is the mum of Ben's young daughter Lexi.