EastEnders: Viewers horrified as it’s revealed Frankie’s mum sexually abused 12-year-old Mick

Frankie discovered her mum abused Mick!

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EastEnders viewers were left horrified as it was revealed Frankie’s mum sexually abused Mick when he was 12-years-old.

Last week, Mick got a shock when Frankie told him he was her father. Although he adamant she had the wrong person, Frankie mentioned her mum was Katy Lewis, and it became clear Mick knew her.

In last night’s episode of EastEnders (Monday, October 18) Frankie was furious after finding out Mick had once cheated on Linda with Whitney.

Mick learnt frankie is his daughter (Credit: BBC)

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She later told Tina that her mum was Katy Lewis and an excited Tina invited Frankie for lunch with the Carters.

As Tina began reminiscing, she explained how Mick loved Katy, who was their carer. But it soon became clear that Mick was only 12 years old when he knew Frankie’s mum.

As Frankie realised that her mother sexually abused Mick as a child, she made her excuses to leave.

Frankie was horrified to realise Mick was only 12 when he fathered her (Credit: BBC)

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Mick went after his daughter and tried to explain it wasn’t what she thought, but Frankie was disgusted and said: “That’s not an affair. It’s disgusting.”

Fans were also horrified by the revelation as they realised Mick had been abused and fathered Frankie at the age of 12.

EastEnders: Mick’s storyline

The storyline will look at the impact the revelation has on Mick. It will also look at his ongoing struggle with abandonment and coming to terms with what he experienced was abuse.

Mick was only 12 years old?

EastEnders Mick Frankise secret
The storyline will look at the impact the revelation has on Mick (Credit: BBC)

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Having repressed what happened to him, the story will portray Mick suffering with some long-term effects of abuse with his emotional difficulties, panic attacks and mental health problems worsening as a result and how this impacts his family.

The NSPCC helpline is there for any adults who have concerns and want to get advice. They call call the helpline 0808 800 5000 or email

Young people can contact childline on 0800 1111 or via 1-2-1 on

EastEnders airs Mondays at 8.05pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7.35pm and Fridays at 8.30pm on BBC One.

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