Chris Fountain Coronation Street exit scenes already filmed

Posted on Aug 21 2013 - 5:29pm by Anne Smith

A scene explaining Chris Fountain’s sudden exit from Coronation Street has already been filmed, according to a new report.

Fountain was fired yesterday following a brief suspension, which was issued when offensive videos of him rapping about violence and rape were found online. According to the Daily Star, bosses have already scrambled together a scene in which his character Tommy’s disappearance is explained.

Chris Fountain has been axed (Screengrab)

Chris Fountain has been axed (Screengrab)

Apparently it is mentioned that he caught a plane away from Weatherfield following an explosive row with girlfriend Tina (Michelle Keegan).

Tina will allegedly be seen arriving back at her flat when David Platt (Jack P Shepherd) will tell her: “Tommy proper kicked off. He packed a bag and went off to the airport.”

Fountain said following his dismissal:

“I completely understand that ITV had no choice but to terminate my contract today. I have had two wonderful years playing Tommy Duckworth with only happy memories of my time on Coronation Street.”

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