14/09/2016 12:57 BST

‘EastEnders’ Spoilers: Claudette Hubbard Actress Ellen Thomas Is Latest Star To Leave Soap

Will Claudette make peace with her family before she leaves?

‘EastEnders’ bosses have announced the departure of yet another of its stars, confirming that Claudette Hubbard actress Ellen Thomas is leaving the soap.

The actress has starred as the villainous Claudette on and off since March 2015, but in the coming weeks, she’ll make her final appearance.

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Ellen Thomas

A spokesperson for the show tells Digital Spy: “As our regular viewers will know, Claudette has often been seen coming and going from the Square to visit her family and friends.

“This is the end of another stint for Claudette and we wish Ellen all the best for the future.”

It’s been a big month for ‘EastEnders’ exits and Ellen is the fifth star to announce their departure in recent weeks.

It was previously confirmed that both Ronnie and Roxy Mitchell, played by Samantha Womack and Rita Simmons, are leaving as part of an “explosive” storyline, while the Carter family will also lose another family member

Masood Ahmed actor Nitin Ganatra also announced his decision to leave Walford behind earlier this month.

Catch up on all the latest soap news and spoilers here.

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