Coronation Street actress Sue Cleaver tells her campmates about I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! How a chance meeting at a theater led to a reconciliation with her biological mother.
Leaver, who has played Eileen Grimshaw on the ITV series since 2000, opened up to her fellow reality show contestants about being adopted and how acting has “saved” her that.
The 59-year-old explained that in her early twenties, she was studying at drama school and the Royal Exchange in Manchester looking for “tiny parts” to produce the play Oedipus.
She explained that after entering the first date, one actor said, “Oh my gosh, she was my wife’s amazing beauty when I met her,” before asking Cleaver about her date of birth. that.
Cleaver said he later asked her where she was born: “And I went, ‘Barnet.’ He called his wife and he said, ‘I found her’. “
TV presenter Scarlette Douglas gasped when she heard the story: “What!”
Meanwhile, former England footballer Jill Scott said: “No, that gives me goosebumps. It’s the most unbelievable story I think I’ve ever heard.”
Comedian Babatunde Aleshe added: “It was spooky. Is crazy “.
Cleaver continued: “She was 16 or 17 years old when she had me. I think she did what she had to do. I grew up in a very loving family. It’s weird and I have two half sisters who are both in business.
“It was lovely because my mother and my biological mother, we all met, went to dinner, we all kept in touch, so we all had a lovely relationship since then. there, so it was a good ending. I’m very lucky “.
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Later in the Bush Telegraph, Cleaver said: “I’m usually a very private person, I just feel really safe and supported. It’s just natural that these things come out, it’s a pleasure to share. “
I’m a celebrity… Get me out of here! continues on ITV at 9 p.m. Saturday.
https://www.independent.ie/entertainment/sue-cleaver-tells-of-lucky-reconciliation-with-birth-mother-after-adoption-42138230.html Sue Cleaver talks about ‘fortunate’ reconciliation with her biological mother after adoption