Viewers of EastEnders were left disgusted with Adam Bateman as he manipulated his foster mum Mariam into feeling sorry for him.
Last week, Iqra and Habiba told their grandfather Arshad that Adam had an affair with Habiba behind his girlfriend, Honey's back.
Disgusted with his behaviour, Arshad told his wife Mariam about what their former foster son had done and in last night's episode (October 28 2019), she confronted him.
She told him she knew about the affair and wanted to understand why he did it.
He explained: "I don't know... because she wanted me."
But when Mariam tells him that wasn't an excuse, he told her: "It's all I have. Growing up unwanted."
His foster mum was upset when he said he felt unwanted.
Adam - scumbag! What he said to poor Mariam.
Adam continued saying he never felt truly loved.
But when Mariam said he was loved by her and Arshad, he told her his heart was already broken before he met them and that he wanted to be a better person.
He apologised for letting her down, but she felt she had let him down and gave him a hug.
After talking to Adam, she spoke to Habiba explaining that it was all her own fault, saying she failed to make Adam feel loved and safe.
Viewers were disgusted feeling that Adam had manipulated Mariam into feeling sorry for him when he was the one who cheated on his girlfriend.
EastEnders airs Monday and Friday at 8pm and Tuesday and Thursday at 7.30pm on BBC One.
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