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UK soap icon ‘forced into street at knifepoint before filming’

UK soap icon ‘forced into street at knifepoint before filming’

Jennifer Ellison recalls tragic events from her past (Image: Channel 4)

Old Brookside star Jennifer Ellison reveals she was in “two parallel worlds” after her car was pushed off the road by a knife-wielding gang.

The actress, who played Emily Shadwick in the Channel 4 soap, was linked to figures in Liverpool’s criminal underworld and was jailed for a violent sword attack in 2011, making her a vulnerable target for rival gang members.

talking with Everything goes with James EnglishThe 40-year-old star claims she was chased off the road after being chased from her home during one of two horrific knife attacks.

She recalled: ‘One day I left the house and a famous family in Liverpool chased me in a car. [I] I pulled up to the center embankment, the car pulled up, and the next thing I knew, they had this knife.

‘I’m driving… and he hits my car with his knife and it literally flies towards me. I’m at the height of my fame, very famous and it’s like two parallel worlds.

Reality TV credits include Hell’s Kitchen, which she won in 2004, Dancing on Ice, in which she reached the semi-finals of the 2012 series, and in 2014 and 2015, she presented the US UK version of Dance Mums with Jennifer Ellison. Serial Dance Moms.

‘I’m driving… and he hits my car with his knife and it literally flies towards me. (Photo: Anthony Devlin/Getty Images)

He also runs a drama school Jelly Studio.

In addition to theater work, she also tried Hollywood, appearing in the 2004 film version of The Phantom of the Opera as Meg Curry.

And we can’t forget her short pop career, which featured singles Baby I Don’t Care and Bye Bye Boy, along with some Britney-style songs.

In 2022, Jennifer participated in Celebrity SAS: Who Dare Wins.

He’s already had one of the toughest journeys on the show, starting when he got into a fight with fellow contestant Pete Wiggs during his intensive training.

The pair cried after confronting each other, but the former Towie star said she felt ‘terrible’ after Pete hit her on the back of the head.

“I don’t know if I could fight a bird,” he said, adding that he hated the idea of ​​someone fighting his mother.

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