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CORONATION STREET's Charlie Lawson - who plays Jim McDonald - has explained in a new interview there was "no way" he was going to quarantine for two weeks after returning from his holiday in Spain.

PUBLISHED: 15:44, Fri, Sep 18, 2020 | UPDATED: 15:44, Fri, Sep 18, 2020

Coronation Street sensation Charlie Lawson, 60, who is otherwise known as Jim McDonald on the ITV soap, has hinted at breaking the quarantine rules after saying he had "things to do" and wouldn't sit around for two weeks after returning from holiday twice during the pandemic. It comes after the star returned from Mallorca, which has been on the quarantine list with the rest of Spain since July.


There is no way I can sit in my bathroom for two weeks

Charlie Lawson

Charlie was believed to be in Mallorca on July 30, after Spain was put onto the list, meaning people were required to stay at home and isolate for two weeks upon return.

The soap star shared: "When we’ve come back I’ve been sensible.

"I have things to do and dogs to walk and so there is no way I can sit in my bathroom for two weeks, it’s not going to happen.”

Charlie then stressed he is an "honest man" as he explained how "sorry" he feels for those who have lost someone due to coronavirus.

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"You will find me an honest man, during March when it first started it was absolutely terrible and I am deeply sorry for anyone who has lost anyone," he continued.

"I worry for people who are very vulnerable... the old and sick."

However, the star added: "But I am afraid the rest of us have to get on

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