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Former EastEnders star Jessie Wallace attacked by drunk fans in pub brawl

They reportedly lobbed glasses at the actress

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EastEnders star Jessie Wallace was reportedly attacked by drunken fans at a south London pub last night.

The 46-year-old actress, who played Kat Slater in the BBC soap, is said to have been assaulted at the Partridge pub in Bromley after refusing requests for a photograph.

And according to a witness, Jessie – who’s appearing in panto in the town – was left “furious” after an actor friend of hers was injured in the incident.

Members of the Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs cast were said to have been enjoying a quiet drink when things turned nasty.

Lesley Ashmall, a member of the public who was in the pub at the time, said: “There was a nice atmosphere until these two drunks were asking Jessie for a photograph.

“They were hassling her for a photo and she said no because they were too drunk.

“They must’ve broken six glasses, then they smashed the actor who was playing Nurse Nancy [Jason Sutton]. After that, they ran out of the pub.”

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Ashmall explained that the police and an ambulance arrived at the scene, and while most of the cast – including Jessie – were left unscathed after the attack, Jason required stitches for his injury.

She said of former EastEnders star Jessie: “She was furious with what happened.”

Police are said to be continuing with their enquiries, and as yet no arrests have been made.

Jessie and her on-screen partner, Shane Richie, took a ‘break’ from EastEnders in 2015 to star in the BBC spin-off series Redwater.

As it turned out, it was the last we’d see of them – appearing on This Morning together in January 2016, the actors revealed that they wouldn’t be returning to Walford.

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However, Shane turned up on Sunday Brunch last month to promote his new country-music album, and hinted that both he and Jessie could make a sensational comeback on the soap.

He said: “I love the idea of going back. And I’m sure Jessie would love to – if the storyline’s right. Who knows? Maybe next year.”