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3 items from 2010


Ex-'Enders star wins libel damages

19 July 2010 8:14 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Former EastEnders star Mohammed George has accepted libel damages over a tabloid report which claimed that he had to be removed from the soap's 25th anniversary party. George, who played Gus Smith in the BBC show, took legal action against Express Newspapers after the allegation was printed in the Daily Star Sunday earlier this year. The article in question suggested that the actor was "turfed out" from the birthday bash by security guards after he arrived drunk and was aggressive towards BBC staff. However, George's counsel Lucy Moorman told the (more) »

- By Daniel Kilkelly

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Mo George: 'Enders axe made me suicidal'

28 February 2010 6:40 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Mohammed George has spoken of the "depression" he suffered as a result of his departure from EastEnders. The actor, who lost the role of road sweeper Gus in 2008, revealed that he "broke down more than once". He told the Daily Star: "It was like having a noose around my neck, I couldn't breathe. I pleaded for help and broke down more than once but they did not want to help me. When I look back there were times I was so low I could have topped myself. I felt like I did not want to live. "Depression is one of the worst things you can go through in life. I've seen them support so many people through (more) »

- By Paul Millar

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'Enders star 'forced out of 25th party'

28 February 2010 3:52 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Former EastEnders star Mohammed George has revealed that he was removed from the show's 25th anniversary party. On arriving at the party George, who played road sweeper Gus Smith, reportedly asked one of the show's bosses why they hadn't supported him when he was forced to leave the soap two years ago. The boss responded by having George removed from the party. He told the Daily Star: "I didn't deserve to be treated that way. I had no choice but to leave again. She asked me how I was and, of course, I had to bring up everything that had happened. "I hadn't seen her for two years. But she just said, 'If you're going to bring this up then you'd better leave'. There was no shouting, no abusive language and no threatening behaviour. "I couldn’t believe it. I'd just arrived at the party and had been really (more »

- By Paul Millar

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