The actor, who played Grant Mitchell in the BBC soap, has accused the axed producer of treating the cast badly and “working them into the f***ing ground.”
He also blamed him for the show’s dwindling ratings and said many of the cast would be “happy as Larry” that he’s no longer working on the soap.
Sean O’Connor quit ‘EastEnders’ last month after a tumultuous year in charge. During that time the soap saw its ratings fall below its ITV rivals ‘Coronation Street’ and ‘Emmerdale’.
During his tenure, Sean was responsible for the decision to kill off Ronnie and Roxy Mitchell in a dramatic New Year stunt.
The actresses who played the sisters - Samantha Womack and Rita Simons - previously spoke of their dismay at being axed, but Samantha has now said she sympathises with Sean, following his exit.
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