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Every FIRED soap stars – from Emmerdale actor Asan N’Jie to EastEnders star Ricky Norwood

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Asan N’Jie had performed Ellis Chapman on the ITV soap since September 2018

Aisha Nozari

Emmerdale star Asan N’Jie

Asan was fired from Emmerdale on Wednesday after throwing punches at Hollyoaks actor Jamie Lomas on the TV Choice Awards that befell on Monday night time. After the incident, a spokeswoman mentioned: “ITV executives have met with him this morning and as a consequence Asan’s contract has been terminated with immediate effect.” Asan is claimed to have additionally threatened to kill Jamie.

The actor launched an announcement of his personal, and apologised for his behaviour: “My behaviour on the TV Choice Awards was utterly unacceptable. I sincerely apologise to everyone who has been affected particularly Jamie Lomas, the entire Emmerdale staff, our viewers, ITV, my household, and the organisers of the TV Choice Awards. I’m devastated, settle for full duty for my actions and I’m decided to study from this.”

EastEnders star Leslie Grantham

Everybody remembers Leslie for his notorious portrayal of Dirty Den on EastEnders, however even his recognition wasn’t sufficient to save him when it emerged that the actor had uncovered himself on webcam. Although producers of the soap did not handle the claims instantly, a BBC spokesperson did say on the time in 2004: “All I can say is the stories are true, that he’s leaving.” Leslie had made a return to the present in 2003 after a 14-year absence. Sadly, the actor handed away final yr.

Emmerdale star Shila Iqbal

Shila performed Aiesha Richard on Emmerdale, however was fired after a sequence of offensive tweets despatched from her account in 2013 resurfaced. Shila was dropped from the soap in April, and on the time an Emmerdale spokeswoman mentioned: As a consequence of [past] social media posts, Shila Iqbal has left her function as Aiesha Richards on Emmerdale. The programme took the choice not to renew her contract as quickly as these posts have been introduced to the corporate’s consideration.” 

Shila quickly deleted her Twitter account and apologised for her earlier lack of judgement, saying: “I’m terribly sorry and take full duty for my use of such inappropriate language. I’ve paid the worth and might now not proceed the job I cherished probably the most at Emmerdale.”

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Emmerdale star Luke Tittensor

Luke is finest-identified for taking part in Daz Eden in Emmerdale, nevertheless he was booted off the present in 2009 after being discovered responsible of grievous bodily hurt. Luke attacked an adolescent and broke their jaw and ITV responded by saying that it had no alternative however to let the actor go. In an announcement a spokesperson for the channel mentioned: “As Luke has pleaded responsible to the intense cost of GBH and we can’t condone legal behaviour, we have now met with Luke and his agent to clarify his contract with Emmerdale can be terminated. Luke regrets his behaviour and understands this case.”

EastEnders star Melissa Suffield

Melissa performed EastEnders‘ Lucy Beal for six years, however was fired in 2010 after footage of the then 17-year-previous partying surfaced on-line. At the time, Melissa spoke out about her departure on her private web site, writing: “Sat within the inexperienced room at work, my final day very emotional! I used to be a naughty girl outdoors of labor, effectively that is what they’ve sacked me for, pathetic!” BBC bosses clearly did not suppose so, and even gave the younger actress three warnings earlier than pulling the plug. 

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Hollyoaks star Hollie-Jay Bowes

Remember Hollyoaks‘ aspiring journalist Michaela McQueen? Hollie-Jay performed the function, however notoriously received into an argument with one of many soap’s producers and was consequently let go. In 2010 the 30-year-previous was rapidly written out of the present following a sequence of rows with present bosses, and even took to Twitter to reveal that she was determined to depart the soap. At the time the star tweeted: “This previous 4 years have been unbelievable however I feel it is time to discover myself once more! I’m formally leaving Hollyoaks within the subsequent 6 months!” It appears that her want was Hollyoaks‘ command!

Hollyoaks star Davinia Taylor

Much much less dramatically, Davinia was fired from Hollyoaks a few years earlier than in 1998 for unhealthy time-protecting. Davinia, nevertheless, denied that her lack of punctuality was the explanation for her departure, telling Digital Spy that: “Well have you learnt what, that is what they are saying I received ‘sacked’ for, however I feel I fell out with the producer. She let me movie my closing scenes, all of the entrance-of-head pictures, so I’d already signed a contract saying I used to be leaving. So my closing scenes I shot, after which they received an additional in to movie the again-of-head pictures and so they rang up the press and mentioned: ‘Oh, we sacked her’. And simply received the final little bit of mileage out of me PR-sensible. It did not do me any favours in any respect.”

The mum-of-4 has since returned to Hollyoaks, and to this point she’s been on time day-after-day!

Coronation Street star Peter Adamson

Peter was fired from Coronation Street after a baby abuse scandal that he was concerned in got here to mild. Peter performed Len Fairclough on the soap, and was accused in 1983 and written out of the present shortly afterwards, together with his character dying of coronary heart assault. Peter – who at all times denied abuse claims – handed away in 2002.

Hollyoaks star Stephanie Davis

Stephanie – who performed Sinead O’Connor on Hollyoaks – was fired after arriving on set intoxicated in 2015, nevertheless has since made a return to the present. On Wednesday it was introduced that Sinead can be taking a break from her function on the favored soap after splitting from her co-star Owen Warner. 

Coronation Street star Katie Redford

Katie’s contract termination got here earlier than she’d even received in entrance of the digital camera! Originally set to play Sarah Platt’s 14-year-previous daughter Bethany, Katie pretended that she was 19 so as to safe the function, when she was in truth 25. As quickly as this info got here to mild, Katie’s contract was torn up and the function went to Lucy Fallon. They do not miss a factor, these producers!

Coronation Street star Marc Anwar

Marc performed Sharif Nazir in Corrie from 2014 to 2016, when he was fired for a sequence of hateful, anti-India tweets. His elimination was swift, and in an announcement on the matter ITV mentioned: “We are deeply shocked by the solely unacceptable, racially offensive feedback made on Twitter by Marc Anwar. We have talked to Marc and, as a consequence of his feedback, he won’t be returning to Coronation Street with rapid impact.” 

At the time, Marc responded with an apology video. The disgraced star was remorseful, telling his followers: “I would really like to supply my sincerest apologies to anybody that I could have offended with my tweets on Friday night and particularly folks from India. This was by no means my intention and the language was unacceptable. I really feel that I’ve let lots of people down, my household, my associates and my former colleagues. This I very sincerely apologise for.” Marc’s video has since been deleted.

Hollyoaks star Daniella Westbrook

Daniella grew to become a family title taking part in Sam Mitchell in EastEnders, nevertheless it wasn’t Albert Square that she was fired from. The 45-year-previous actress additionally made an look in Hollyoaks as Trudy Ryan. Trudy first appeared in Chester in 2013 and was tipped to return in 2015, however earlier than she had filmed even a single scene, Daniella was axed from the present for “breaching her contract”. At the time, a spokesperson for Hollyoaks informed The Daily Mail: “Danniella breached her contract and it was terminated final week. She won’t be filming Hollyoaks.”

But in accordance to Daniella, the choice not to return to Hollyoaks was hers. The actress mentioned that she selected not to return to Liverpool – the place the soap is filmed – after studying that her abusive ex-boyfriend Tom Richards had not too long ago moved to the world.

Coronation Street star Bruce Jones

You’ll little doubt bear in mind Bruce for his portrayal of Les Battersby in Coronation Street. Bruce may need been a fan favorite on digital camera, however behind-the-scenes Bruce was free-lipped, usually slating fellow solid members and even leaking plotlines. The 54-year-previous was kicked out of Weatherfield after he downed six pints of Guinness and let slip the result of the Tracey Barlow homicide trial – whoops! In an announcement ITV confirmed that “Bruce Jones won’t be returning to his function of Les Battersby on Coronation Street. Bruce’s present contract won’t be renewed when it ends in September of this yr. The character of Les won’t be seen again on display.”

Coronation Street star Chris Fountain

Chris is finest identified for his portrayal of Tommy Duckworth on the Corrie cobbles, however regardless of discovering fame as an actor, the 32-year-previous determined to additionally strive his hand at rapping. His music profession did not go too effectively, and the soap star was fired from Coronation Street after sharing a video of himself rapping about rape and violence. The incident occurred in 2013, and on the time Corrie bosses mentioned that they’d “no alternative” however to ship Chris packing.

EastEnders star Ricky Norwood

In Walford, Ricky excellently portrayed Arthur ‘Fatboy’ Chubb, however his time on the BBC soap got here to an abrupt finish after he was allegedly caught smoking hashish whereas within the nude on Skype. The 32-year-previous frequented the sq. for 5 years and was an EastEnders favorite – however his illustration was so badly broken by the incident that present producers had no alternative however to kill the star off. A spokesman for the BBC present mentioned: “We can affirm Ricky is leaving. We want him all one of the best.”

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