EastEnders fans are blasting the soap’s highly anticipated exit of Frankie Lewis after her storyline was overshadowed by Janine’s pregnancy news.Frankie’s exit has been rumoured for months, with millions of fans across the nation saying goodbye to the fan favourite as she accepts a new job in Scotland.But viewers were left “furious” as the emotional scenes unfolded when Frankie’s exit appeared to be a secondary storyline in the episode.READ NEXT: Maisie Smith shows off rippling abs in tiny crop top amid Celebrity SAS stintAs Mick arranged a Scottish-themed party at the Old Vic, Mick was seen giving a heartfelt speech and using sign language to say I love you to his daughter.But he soon learned of Janine’s pregnancy and her plan to have an abortion and fled to party, before the storyline appeared to fizzle away from Frankie.Other scenes also focused the father-daughter drama between Dotty and Rocky.Fans took to social media to react: “All I’m gonna say, Frankie deserved the episode be all about her,” said one fan.“I’m sorry but Frankie deserved to be the centre of attention in this episode; I don’t give a toss about Rocky/Dotty,” blasted a second.While a third penned: “furious!
Janine’s pregnancy is getting too much screen time. Shouldn’t this be about Frankie?!”Other fans also blasted show bosses for not giving Frankie a “duff duff” or a Julia’s theme ending.Julia's Theme ends an episode with a slow build-up played on piano, usually after the departure of a long serving character or a particularly emotional event.
The classic “duff duff” refers to the first two notes of the famous theme song. “she didn’t get a scene with lola or a duff duff or julia’s theme…” said one fan.A second blasted: “Justice for Frankie not.Read more on dailystar.co.uk