Loose Women’s Nadia Sawalha recalls a time when the late EastEnders actress, June Brown, reached out to her in her time of need.
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Loose Women star Nadia Sawalha has hinted at a moment with late EastEnders actress June Brown that had a “huge impact” on her.
The star spoke on the show on Tuesday following news that actress Dot Cotton had passed away on Sunday.
Nadia talked about the “difficult” time she went through years earlier, when she was filming for EastEnders.
While she didn’t go into detail, adding BBC soap was a tough job to go into, she revealed June reached out to her in her time of need.
Nadia revealed that the actress found her on set and talked to her when she was going through a tough time, no one else knew what to say to her.
But panelists revealed that whatever June tells her, it has an “impact” on her at a time when she needs it most.
Speaking to her co-stars, she explained: “My first day on EastEnders, I was walking in the cabin, and she was sitting under the no smoking sign, smoking.
“I’ve been obsessed with her since before the show started… I froze, speechless, I still cringe about it because I was so stuck.”
She continued: “Whenever we’re in the studio, I just hear Dot, sometimes in the makeup room she talks to me as June, but if I meet her in the studio, she’s her. is Dot. I’ve never seen her in her own room.” clothes, I never saw her come or go, she was unbelievably weird. “
Nadia added: “She’s very, very funny in real life and you never know if she’s getting sick, so I’m always a bit like ‘I’m not sure’.
“Then one day, it was a really tough time for me. EastEnders really wasn’t the easiest place to come in, and it was great arms like her and Barbara. [Windsor] really kind person.
“I was going through a particularly difficult time and I think a lot of people didn’t know how to approach me to talk to me about it.
“June came and found me in the dressing room, I won’t say what she said, but the way she said what she said had a huge impact on me, it really happened, at the time. point i need.
“She just walked in, she gave me these few lines, she knew exactly what she was doing. She was heartless, and that as we know is rare in our business. I.”
Nadia added: “I haven’t seen June in years but I really felt it yesterday when I heard of her passing. I can’t imagine what that must be like for everyone. close friends and family because she’s the one who lights up the room..”
Loose Women airs at 12:30pm on weekdays on ITV.
https://www.mirror.co.uk/tv/tv-news/nadia-sawalha-says-eastenders-june-26640450 Nadia Sawalha says EastEnders 'June Brown had a 'huge impact' on her during 'difficult times'