Coronation Street fan favourite confirms show exit – and final scenes are already filmed | The Sun

CORONATION Street's Kimberly Hart-Simpson has told fans that she left the soap and her final scenes have already aired.

The 35-year-old star, famous for playing Nicky Wheatley, said she had slipped off without a big send-off.


Kimberly opened up about her future on Corrie in an Instagram Q&A, saying her storyline had "now been completed".

It came after she was asked by a follower: "Why you leaving Corrie."

She explained: "Okkkk let’s get this answered because it’s heavy in the inbox.

"So it’s not a case of leaving Corrie. It’s more that I came back for a storyline which for now has been completed.

"If you watched Friday’s eps you will see there was no big leaving scene so you never know for the future but what I do know is this…

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"I owe so much to Corrie and I absolutely love it there – the people – the vibe – the street.

"Life happens in chapters – and I am looking forward to the next part."

Kimberly's character Nicky first appeared on Coronation Street in June 2020 as a love interest for Daniel Osbourne.

She spoke of her delight at being cast saying: "I love other soaps and love other TV programmes, but it’s just in my blood.

"If you snapped me in half, I’d say Corrie no doubt. What they do for women on that programme is just incredible."

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In October 2020, it was announced that she had made her final appearance as Nicky but in December 2021, she announced that was returning to in 2022.

Kimberly has previously said her portryal of an escort is so convincing people have approached her in the street.

She told The Sun earlier this month: “People have definitely mixed up my character with me. Men think it’s really funny to approach me and say, ‘How much?’

“I am on dating apps and it comes up on there, too. I just unmatch them straight away.

“But I am thrilled that charities and sex workers have contacted me to say they like the way Nicky is portrayed because she is so realistic and the writers haven’t given her a drug or drink problem.

“She is just a feisty mum, doing it for her daughter — for survival. I am so proud to play her."


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