Brooke Vincent responds to claims of Corrie axe

Reports claimed younger cast members were going to be axed from the show.

Coronation Street star Brooke Vincent has responded to claims younger members of the cast could be axed from the show.

The actress has played Sophie Webster since 2004 and she doesn’t seem to fear getting the chop from new boss Iain MacLeod.

Brooke has insisted she’s not worried about being axed from the show (Credit: Instagram)

Speaking to The Sun, she said: “You see the reports saying these bosses are coming in and they’re axing loads of people, but we’re all just excited to see what the future holds.

“Producers come and go, they sprinkle us with love and then move on. That’s the way it goes.”

Brooke added: “We’ll miss her but Iain is again amazing. We don’t get the riff raff, we always get the good ones – people who love and care about our show.

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“So none of us know what’s coming, but that’s always an exciting moment, I think.”

On screen Sophie was recently caught up in Kate Connor’s affair with Rana Nazir.

Kate dumped Sophie after Rana finally told her she wanted to be with her, leaving Sophie heartbroken.

Kate and Sophie grow closer together this week (Credit: ITV)

More heartache followed when she discovered the affair but next week it appears Sophie will grow closer to Kate again.

The pair will go to a bar but be followed by Rana’s husband Zeedan who’s convinced they’re having an affair.

However, after following them Rana finds him and angrily sends him away while she joins Kate and Sophie.

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But when they’re attacked by a group of thugs, Sophie sees most of them off but the ringleader later returns and attacks Kate.

Hearing screams Zeedan returns and punches him to the ground, fearing that he’s killed him.

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Coronation Street airs Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 7.30pm and 8.30pm on ITV

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