Asan N’Jie may have only joined the cast of Emmerdale last year but the actor has already had his contract terminated by the soap. Following a brief suspension by the ITV show earlier this week, executives have decided to sack N’Jie with “immediate effect”. Here’s why the star has left Emmerdale.
ITV confirmed in a statement it has sacked Asan N’Jie following an incident at the TV Choice Awards on Monday, September 9.
N’Jie was filmed in a heated conflict with star of Channel 4 soap Hollyoaks, Jamie Lomas.
The statement reads: “Emmerdale suspended Asan N'Jie yesterday pending further investigation into an incident at a central London hotel on Monday night.
“ITV executives have met with him this morning and as a consequence, Asan's contract has been terminated with immediate effect."
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N'Jie also released the following statement regarding his conduct which led to his dismissal.
He said: “My behaviour at the