Coronation Avenue’s Simon Gregson has provided some recommendation to his character Steve McDonald, who has simply had the shock of his life after it was revealed that his daughter Amy is relationship drug seller Jacob
Coronation Street star Simon Gregson thinks Steve McDonald ought to go away Weatherfield.
Poor Steve – who Simon has performed for over three a long time – has been having a tough time of it these days, after his daughter Amy Barlow (Elle Mulvaney) was spiked in a nightclub.
He has additionally simply came upon that Amy has been secretly relationship Jacob Hay (Jack James Ryan), who was beforehand a part of evil Harvey Gaskell’s gang and was one of many children who groomed Simon Barlow (Alex Bain) into getting concerned in drug dealing.
And in any case that stress, Simon thinks Steve wants a break from the cobbles.
Requested what recommendation he’d give his character, he instructed OK! magazine: “My recommendation could be to go on vacation for a really very long time and have a break. I feel what he has to do is simply watch it from the wings and be there for Amy if wants be. That’s the one factor he can do.”
And Simon has teased that there could also be some “fractures” beginning to seem within the household, particularly if Amy continues to see Jacob.
“It would undoubtedly trigger fractures, particularly with Simon, Leanne and presumably Peter,” he added.
It comes after Simon – who took half in the latest sequence of I’m A Celebrity – admitted he hated his Corrie fame, as he struggled to deal with the modifications in his life after he bagged the position.
Throughout a chat within the fort, he mentioned: “I used to be 15 once I began filming. 14 once I bought the job. They went spherical a great deal of totally different colleges in Manchester searching for two younger lads to play the McDonald twins.
“And we have been sat in meeting and so they mentioned there have been individuals right here from TV. Which in 1989 was like, ‘Oh my god! No method!’ I used to be like, ‘I will examine this out.'”
Explaining how he’d in all probability be racing vehicles if he wasn’t an actor, he added: “It was tough for some time to regulate. This isn’t what I deliberate for myself and I don’t prefer it. I hated it. The celebrity aspect of it I hated it. I nonetheless don’t.”
https://www.mirror.co.uk/television/tv-news/coronation-streets-simon-gregson-says-26238180 Coronation Avenue's Simon Gregson says Steve McDonald ought to go away Weatherfield