EastEnders fans hail Karen Taylor the “best mum” after Bernadette scenes

She baked her a rainbow cake!

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EastEnders viewers have heaped praise on the show after its handling of Bernadette Taylor’s coming out story.

And after Thursday night’s two episodes, they are hailing Karen Taylor as the “best mum” in Soapland for the way she handled her daughter’s feelings.

Bernadette came out to her mum on New Year’s Eve (Credit: BBC)

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Bernie came out to her mum in The Vic on New Year’s Eve, and Karen’s reaction was everything you’d want it to be. She told her daughter how proud she was of her and how much she loved her.

But Karen hadn’t yet connected the dots that the girl Bernadette said she was in love with was Tiffany Butcher.

So when she felt that Tiffany was messing her daughter around and not being a good friend, Karen decided to give her what for and chuck her out of the Taylors’ flat.

Karen told Tiff to sling her hook (Credit: BBC)

But when Bernie was really upset with her mum, it was up to Keanu to point out to Karen that Bernadette saw Tiff as more than just a friend.

Realising she’d made a terrible mistake sticking her beak in, Karen made Bernie a rainbow cake to say sorry.

What a cake! (Credit: BBC)

And fans went wild as she gently asked her daughter: “Do you think Tiffany likes rainbow cake as well?” leaving Bernadette very confused by what she was getting at!

The scenes had people posting on Twitter in their droves about how much they love Karen and how she’s becoming an EastEnders icon.

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When Karen and the Taylors first arrived in Walford, fans weren’t keen on the brash, loud-mouthed woman and her clan.

But now they’re bedded in, they’re lauded as one of the best families on the Square, with many fans calling for Karen to stay forever.

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