Linda Robson has insisted she's not at war with Birds Of A Feather co-star Pauline Quirk, despite ongoing rumours of a cast feud.
Offering an explanation for the series coming to an end, she said: 'She just doesn't want to act anymore, she wants to concentrate on her academies. You have to respect her wishes.'
Shutting down those rumours: Linda Robson told Good Morning Britain presenters Kate Garraway and Adil Ray on Thursday that her and Pauline Quirke haven't fallen outInsurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
Pauline declined to take part in the Christmas special of the ITV series, leaving just Linda and Lesley Joseph starring in it. In May, ITV announced that the series had been permanently axed
Speaking about the Christmas special, Linda said: 'They asked us whether we'd like to do it and we said we're happy to.It was a very good Christmas special.'
Adil joked with the TV personality, asking she would go solo, to which Linda responed: 'I'm not sure if I could do Birds of Feather on my own!'
Back in the day: Linda and Pauline (on Birds Of A Feather back in 1998) were rumoured to have fallen out in February after she was involved in a tense face-off with fellow star Lesley Joseph
Back in February, it was claimed Pauline is no longer on amicable terms with Linda after she was involved in a tense face-off with fellow TV star Lesley Joseph outside TV studio toilets.
The Sun previously alleged the bust-up with Lesley could date back to 1997, when Pauline received a BAFTA nomination for her role in The Sculptress, and reportedly asked for a bigger salary for her Birds Of A Feather stint through her manager husband Steve Sheen.
The insider said: 'Steve was not especially popular on set. He asked for more money, which he felt was valid after her Bafta nomination, so the women started to drift apart.
'The sense now is that they will never repair their friendship. Linda does not believe they will