Viewers saw Lewis lose his temper with ex-girlfriend Nicole after accusing her of dodging his calls and texts and still seeing a former boyfriend.
She hit back that she'd been at a memorial service when Lewis called and couldn't answer, and that she was entitled to be just friends with an ex.
It all got a bit heated and resulted in Lewis calling Nicole "scum, disrespectful and a bitch."
The morning after the episode aired, he told fans on Twitter: "Feel like a weigh's been lifted off my shoulders. Onwards & upwards." He followed that up by saying: "Surprised how many viewers are supporting me. I did lose my cool and ppl won't like it but I'm glad you can see why #smartbunch #towie."
Nicole, meanwhile, has also been tweeting, retweeting several followers who sent her messages of support and encouragement after watching the advert.
TOWIE airs Wednesdays and Sundays at 10pm on ITVBe.
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