Coronation Street Star ‘Gutted’ Over Soap Exit


Struggling with Departure

Coronation Street actor Alex Bain, known for his role as Simon Barlow, is reportedly feeling 'gutted' after being axed from the long-running soap opera. The 22-year-old star has expressed his disappointment, mentioning that the decision was out of his control.

Pleading for a Comeback

According to insiders, Alex has been pleading with the show's bosses to consider bringing his character back in the future. Despite putting on a brave face, he is said to be emotional about leaving a role he's held for 15 years.

Final Scenes Wrapped

Alex recently completed filming his final scenes for the show after the news of his departure surfaced last year. He confirmed his exit to fans, expressing gratitude for his time on set and hinting at missing the character space he inhabited.

Support from Co-Stars

Over the weekend, Alex celebrated his time on the show with a leaving party attended by his co-stars. The actor received an outpouring of support from colleagues and fans as he bids farewell to the iconic role.

Personal Challenges and Controversial Storylines

Alex Bain's time on Coronation Street was marked by personal milestones, including becoming a teenage father in real life at a young age. His character, Simon Barlow, also faced various challenges and controversial storylines throughout his tenure on the show.

Hopes for a Return

Despite his departure, Alex is hopeful for a possible return to the show in the future. Fans can catch his final scenes airing this summer as Simon Barlow navigates the aftermath of his father's sudden departure from the cobbles.

Coronation Street has been approached for comment regarding Alex Bain's exit and potential future appearances on the show.

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