EASTENDERS fans were left stunned this evening when Shirley Carter actress Linda Henry broke down in tears on tonight’s Secrets From The Square. The 57-year-old actress is famed for playing t…
EASTENDERS fans were left stunned this evening when Shirley Carter actress Linda Henry broke down in tears on tonight’s Secrets From The Square.
The 57-year-old actress is famed for playing the hardfaced, tough nut Walford resident – and viewers couldn’t believe how different she is in real life.
7 Linda broke down in tears in tonight’s Secrets From The Square
As host Stacey Dooley kicked off the episode, she asked Linda and her co-star Luisa Bradshaw-White – who plays her onscreen sister Tina – how they had spent lockdown.
Linda suddenly started weeping as she admitted that she’d been missing her grandson, with Luisa dropping another bombshell as she revealed that Linda cries “all the time”.
Stacey asked: “What have you been doing in lockdown?”
Linda replied: “I’ve just been at home, I live with my husband and my dog Johnny.”
7 Linda was too choked up to speak
7 Linda plays hardfaced Shirley Carter Credit: BBC
Her voice then notably cracked as she continued: “And really wishing – my grandson… I just really…”
She then stopped talking as she started to cry, going on to tell Stacey that her grandson was two years old.
Luisa giggled: “She cries about everything.
“You do, you always cry – you’re so sensitive.”
7 Linda appeared on the show alongside onscreen sister Luisa Credit: BBC
Linda continued to choke up at various points throughout the episode, and fans were shocked by the emotional display.
One tweeted: “Obsessed with how Linda is basically the opposite of Shirley”.
One more agreed: “Linda Henry is the absolute opposite of Shirley and I adore it.”
A third wrote: “The fact that Linda Henry is this sweet and sensitive is making 2020 ok”.
7 Fans couldn’t believe what Linda is…
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