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Chris Fountain was famously axed from the ITV soap after video clips of him rapping about rape and violence - whilst wearing a Halloween mask - emerged online.Posted on You Tube under the name of his alter-ego The Phantom, the former soapstar (pictured above with Michelle Keegan) rapped about dragging a girl upstairs, adding: "I will *h on her birthday." Corrie bosses quickly fired him from his role as Tommy Duckworth, releasing a statement which read: "Chris Fountain's contract with ITV has been terminated as a result of the unacceptable comments he made in a number of online clips." At the time, Chris issued a statement of apology and left the soap without complaint: “There is absolutely no excuse – I take complete responsibility."Guy is out and proud, and he has this lovely relationship with Lomper, who’s initially depressed and confused about his sexuality.I’m great friends with Anthony, who plays Lomper, we both started out as kids and have had similar backgrounds.” Chris was in Buttershaw St Paul’s Amateur Dramatic Society and as a youngster he landed roles in TV dramas such as Bob and Rose and The Royal.Prior to our interview, I'm told his publicist says the incident is off limits.Talking to Chris, it's clear he has matured and moved on, and he's relishing his return to the stage.“It is a project I really believe in and want to bring to an audience.
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But in 2013 he was sacked after online footage emerged of him rapping about violent themes including rape.
At the time, the actor apologised and said he was “deeply ashamed”.
"I'm really looking forward to going back to the Alhambra," he says.
"I was in Les Miserables and Oliver there as a child.