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11th Jan 2017

Rita Simons just made her feelings about EastEnders very clear following her departure from the show

Ohh, not a fan then.

Rita Simons played the iconic Roxy Mitchell on EastEnders for ten years. Her partner in crime was her on screen sister Ronnie played by Samantha Womack.

Viewers of the show were shocked and heartbroken this month when  the duo were killed off in very questionable circumstances.

The desperation of the fans seems to have failed to translate to Walford where no one seems overly concerned about the sisters’ passing.

Simons took to Twitter to make her feelings clear.

Loyal fans quickly responded to the actress and revealed the harsh reality that her passing has had little effect on the residents of the East End.

But of course, some pointed out that the star appears to have no loyalty to the soap.

Prior to her departure from the show, Simons said the decision was mutual.

Speaking to the Herts & Essex Observer the actress opened up about her exit saying:

“It was mutual, for a start, so you know, I wanted to go. A new boss came in, he wanted us to go, which we were all happy with.

“I had to get out of there, it was weird. I knew I had to get out of there because as an actor I needed to spread my wings.”