UK TV: FORMER EASTENDERS: E20 STAR MODUPE ADEYEYE JOINS HOLLYOAKS CAST

Modupe

Well.. well… well… what has brought this on Hollyoaks casting team and producers?

To my knowledge the last time Hollyoaks cast a black actress was back in 1995 when the drama first aired.

Anyway….

Former Eastenders: E20 star Modupe Adeyeye will play Blessing Chambers,  a glass collector in the strip club she lives above and we will quickly learn that Blessing has not had the easiest ride up to now.

I look forward to seeing what story lines the script writers have in store for this character. The story lines better be good and guarantee longevity, because we all know what generally tends to happen when black characters are introduced.

After about three months the story lines begin to fade and before you know it its announced on the Digital Spy website that the character is to be written out of the show.

Congratulations Modupe and good luck.

About these ads

3 replies »

  1. From what I remember she was actually pretty decent on e20, defiantly better than some of the previous ‘talent’ that have stared on Hollyoaks.
    The thing is Hollyoaks writers just do not know how to write black characters so it should be interesting to see how she is treated on the show. I’d be surprised if she was still on the show this time next year but I hope I’m wrong.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow MAD NEWS on WordPress.com

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Follow me on Twitter

Instagram

Instagram

Archives

February 2014
M T W T F S S
« Jan   Mar »
 12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
2425262728  
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 353 other followers

%d bloggers like this: