Lindsey Coulson: EastEnders' Carol Jackson star warned to 'prepare for backlash' over role

6/11/2020 12:29:00 AM

#EastEnders' Carol Jackson star Lindsey Coulson warned to 'prepare for backlash' over role

EastEnders' Carol Jackson star Lindsey Coulson warned to 'prepare for backlash' over role

LINDSEY COULSON - who is best known for starring as Carol Jackson in EastEnders - has revealed how she was initially warned to 'prepare for backlash' before being a part of the first mixed-race couple in EastEnders in the nineties.

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Trending During an interview, Lindsey, who now stars alongside Noel Clarke and Ashley Walters in Bulletproof, explained how she is proud to be on a show with"two black men as the leads".The actress then went on to say how she is also proud to have been cast in the first mixed-race couple in EastEnders.Trending On her self-titled BBC Radio Wales show last weekend, she encouraged listeners to send in their stories about the best party they had been to or thrown themselves.Lindsey divulged:"I am also proud to have been part of the first mixed race couple on EastEnders.I have been pushed in front of video as a display of diversity.That was quite a breakthrough moment in the 90s.“My mum was a single parent and there were for of us in one bedroom."The sad thing is I remember one of the producers having to take me aside to prepare me for a potential backlash," she remarked.Myself, I look completely female, but happen to have XY chromosomes.

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uk.The BBC star also mentioned how she didn't receive much negativity as social media wasn't in the picture at the time.Detailing her home life, she told The Mirror: “I shared a bed with my mum until I was nine, as there were four of us in one bedroom.I am deeply sorry for my failings and to the position in which I out the editors of BA.Lindsey Coulson addressed EastEnders return in 2016 (Image: Getty) Lindsey Coulson left EastEnders in 2015 (Image: Getty) Lindsey added:"I only got one negative letter and that was mainly because they didn’t like me."We didn’t have social media then so that might have shielded me..The only thing I would change about my character is how much she slapped her kids.The publisher also said it is “dedicated to creating a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace”.You're born with traits and characteristics of both sexes.

" Lindsey also spoke about how it was"the right time" for her to leave EastEnders in 2015, as it was"true to that character"..The soap star joined the cast in 1993 and starred in 913 episodes before departing the show for good five years ago.DON'T MISS:.

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