Danni: I was not scared by EastEnders
TROUBLED actress Danniella Westbrook has hit back at claims she was “fired” from EastEnders.
The 42-year-old star recently returned to reprise her role as Samantha Mitchell on the top BBC soap.
She reacted to newspaper reports alleging she was “sacked or axed”, telling Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid on Good Morning Britain that she was only ever contracted to return to Albert Square for two weeks.
She said: “I did exactly my contract.”
Commenting on reports about her allegedly being late for work repeatedly, she said she had only been late once – after her car broke down.
She also revealed that while she would like to have stayed on longer in EastEnders, her dream was to land a part in ITV’s rival soap Emmerdale.
Danniella said: “I’d love to be in Emmerdale, I’m a country girl.
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