(fashion) Emmerdale star Asan N'Jie's brawl with Jamie Lomas at the TV Choice Awards was reportedly sparked by a financial dispute with one of his co-stars.
A source told The Sun that Asan allegedly goaded Jamie into lashing out, as the Hollyoaks star was awaiting commission for working with the star in the early days of his career.
It comes as Emmerdale announced that Asan had been sacked from the soap after footage surfaced of the star threatening to kill Jamie during the vicious brawl on Monday.
Drama: Emmerdale star Asan N'Jie's brawl with Jamie Lomas at the TV Choice Awards was reportedly sparked by a financial dispute with one of his co-stars
According to the source Jamie was managing Asan's co-star - who is yet to be named - at his First Take Acting school, and helped him land one of his first roles in Emmerdale.
The actor in question had decided to leave Jamie's agency, but is yet to pay the full commission.
They said: 'Jamie had guided this young lad's career and was responsible for him landing a gig in Emmerdale.
'He is entitled to this money but it's currently the subject of a private and personal dispute.'
Explaining how the brawl started, the source added: 'Asan went up to Jamie and started goading him, saying things like, ''Alright, Jamie big b*****ks''.'
MailOnline has contacted representatives for Jamie Lomas, Asan N'Jie and Emmerdale for further comment.
Upsetting: It has been reported that Asan 'goaded' Jamie during the row, as the Hollyoaks star is still awaiting commission from an Emmerdale star who recently left his agency
This comes after it was confirmed that Asan had been sacked from the soap for his part in the brawl, which came during the TV Choice Awards on Monday night.
An ITV spokesperson told MailOnline: 'Emmerdale suspended Asan N'Jie yesterday pending further investigation into an incident at a