Jennie McAlpine was ‘gutted’ by Fiz Stape’s Coronation Street storyline, which she described as “terrible.”
Fiz Stape’s Coronation Street storyline, which she regarded as “awful,” left Jennie McAlpine “gutted.”
JENNIE MCALPINE said she was “gutted” when she learned of a recent storyline on Coronation Street in which her character Fiz Stape will be involved, calling it “awful” to witness such a metamorphosis on the ITV soap.
Jennie, 37, rose to fame in 2001 after being cast as Fiz Brown in Coronation Street, a harsh yet likeable character. The character now goes by the surname Stape after marrying and having a child with the killer, John Stape (Graeme Hawley). Following the villain’s death, the beloved character had been having a romance with Tyrone Dobbs (Alan Halsall) on the ITV drama in recent years. Unfortunately, the couple was broken up earlier this year when the mechanic began an affair with Alina Pop (Ruxandra Porojnicu), therefore ending a key era on the show. On Monday’s episode of This Morning, the soap actor told out about how she felt when she found out her alter-ego was going to divorce Tyrone.
In recent episodes of the weekday serial drama, Fiz was seen fleeing the cobblestones with her tiny daughter, Hope Stape (Isabella Flanagan).
This was because the mother of two believed her child had set fire to Alina’s flat, resulting in the miscarriage of the Underworld Factory worker.
Tyrone discovered that his stepdaughter was most likely the one who set the fire that killed his baby, and after a tough conversation with his ex-girlfriend, he agreed to let her escape.
For the first time in months, the ex-couple looked to agree and be on the same page in front of home viewers.
It’s unclear whether they’ll rejoin in the coming months, but Jennie has stated that she was “gutted” to learn that she and Alan, who portrays Tyrone, will be enemies rather than lovers.
“I was upset and gutted at first,” the actress said of her current story to presenters Ruth Langsford, 61, and Eamonn Holmes, 61.
“You two [Ruth and Eamonn] know that once you get to know one other and get along, it’s like slipping into a nice, warm pair of comfortable slippers.
“It was terrible thinking about not having scenes with him, but when we got the scripts, they were filled with all of the scenarios we had with this family.”Brinkwire Summary News”.