Well, it is now.
I found the kiss at the end to be a satisfying end for them. Had Ben been friend-zoned, it would have felt very off-putting. So I’d say their relationship worked well, even if they lazily killed Ben afterward (seems to have been a last-minute change).
True. Thanks for marking this as a spoiler thread. I didn’t know how to do that on here.
I assume it was the mods?