EastEnders ‘hit with over 100 complaints’ over Kush Kazemi’s metro station murder that has been labeled ‘horrific’ by ‘distressed’ fans
Kush Kazemi’s ‘gruesome’ death on EastEnders has received 106 complaints.
Fans were left shocked after Monday’s episode, in which Kush (Davood Ghadami) was pushed onto a tube track and killed by Gray Atkins (Toby-Alexander Smith) after becoming obsessed with Kush’s girlfriend Whitney Dean (Shona McGarty).
The moment unfolded when Kush and Whitney tried to flee the country, but were stopped by Gray at the subway station, who committed the crime when Whitney left the platform to take Kush’s son Arthur to the bathroom.
Complaints: Kush Kazemi’s ‘horrific’ death from a metro station on EastEnders has received 106 complaints
The disturbing scene has prompted more than 100 people to complain The mirror.
MailOnline has contacted the BBC for comment.
Fans were quick to voice their shock on Twitter, with one writing, ‘Kush being murdered is actually the most gruesome murder I’ve seen on the show.’
Another added, “After that Kush episode, trains start to calmly frighten me.”
Others were simply upset about the soap’s decision to kill the beloved character.
Distressing: Fans were left shocked after Monday’s episode, in which Kush (Davood Ghadami) is pushed onto a tube track and killed by Gray Atkins (Toby-Alexander Smith)
EastEnders, that was ridiculous how Kush was pushed and the writers let him go.
“A popular star, you lose,” one viewer wrote on Twitter.
Another added, ‘Can’t believe Gray killed Kush. KMT [kissing my teeth] EastEnders pissed me off with this storyline. ‘
Viewer Response: Fans were quick to voice their shock on Twitter, with one writing, ‘Kush being killed is actually the most gruesome murder I’ve seen on the show’
A third social media user commented, “Why did EastEnders have to kiss so badly to kill him like that?”
The on-screen murder of Shona’s boyfriend comes days after she was reportedly left terrified after a man she blocked on social media was allegedly ‘bombarded’ with messages.
The actress is said to have agreed to appear on a TikTok live stream with the man to raise money for Stand Up To Cancer.
Not Happy: Others were just upset about the soap’s decision to kill the beloved character
According to The Sun, the soap star then called the police after receiving a stream of messages and phone calls from Dan Dempsey, 34.
According to the publication, Dempsey said he “just wanted to know why she blocked me” and was arrested last Friday on charges of harassment.
He reportedly said, “I didn’t know she was bothering herself – she didn’t tell me to stop messaging her.”
Clearly, Dempsey, who is from Derby, has been released on bail until May, with conditions forbidding him from going to the soap’s set or Shona’s address.
MailOnline has contacted Shona McGarty representatives for a comment.
Claims: Shona was reportedly terrified after a man she blocked on social media was reportedly ‘bombarded’ with messages