Hollyoaks star David Easter reveals his battle with alcoholism and spends ...

Hollyoaks star David Easter reveals his battle with alcoholism as he spends lockdown in a rehabilitation centre amid coronavirus crisis The actor, 60, took to Twitter on Friday to tell fans that he was 'safe and making progress' while staying at a facility in Kent After sharing his gratitude for NHS staff, David said: 'I’ve been an Alcoholic for over twenty years. I’m safe and making progress, thank You Friends' David portrayed Hollyoaks villain Mac Nightingale up until March 2019, when his character was murdered at the hands of serial killer Breda McQueen  If you're struggling and need to talk, you can contact the Samaritans for free at any time on 116 123, or email [email protected]  Coronavirus symptoms: what are they and should you see a doctor?

By Roxy Simons For Mailonline

Published: 20:17 GMT, 28 March 2020 | Updated: 20:45 GMT, 28 March 2020

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Hollyoaks star David Easter has revealed he is staying in a rehabilitation centre during the coronavirus crisis as he continues his ongoing battle with alcoholism.

The actor, 60, took to Twitter on Friday to tell fans that he was 'safe and making progress' while being in lockdown at a facility in Kent.

David began by writing: 'Apologies to all my Twitter Family for not being active over the last couple of months, I will explain why later. 

Candid: On Friday, Hollyoaks star David Easter revealed his battle with alcoholism and said he is spending lockdown in a rehabilitation home amid coronavirus crisis

Candid: On Friday, Hollyoaks star David Easter revealed his battle with alcoholism and said he is spending lockdown in a rehabilitation home amid coronavirus crisis

'Just want to show my gratitude to Our Brilliant NHS and all the emergency services, our carers, key workers and everyone that is fighting this plague.'

In a second tweet he went on: 'You are absolutely Amazing!! So Courageous! This plague is unprecedented, but the United people’s of our Beautiful planet will win this war! Everyone please keep safe, adhere to all regulations and we Will conquer.'

While in a third tweet, he revealed: 'Forgive Me, last message, as I only have use of my phone for a few hours. 

Speaking out: The actor, 60, took to Twitter on Friday to tell fans that he was 'safe and making progress' while being in lockdown at a facility in Kent

Speaking out: The actor, 60, took to Twitter on Friday to tell fans that he was 'safe

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