Charlie Brooks

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Charlie Brooks called a f***king dog

14 Apr 2015

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Charlie Brooks was once told she looked like a "f***ing dog". The former 'EastEnders' star claims a random woman once told her not to be offended but that she looked like her character Janine Butcher, not realising she was the actress who played her…

Charlie Brooks lands role in US TV show

9 Oct 2014

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Charlie Brooks has reportedly landed a role in a US TV show. The former 'EastEnders' actress - who starred as Janine Butcher in the BBC One soap - is said to be flying out to Los Angeles next week to film the pilot episode of a new sitcom in which…

Charlie Brooks to appear in Suspects

17 Jul 2014

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Charlie Brooks is to guest star on 'Suspects'. The former 'EastEnders' actress - who played troublemaking murderer Janine Butcher - will find herself in hot water with the law once again in the second series of the hit Channel 5 crime…

Charlie Brooks: I love Janine getting away with murder

21 Mar 2014

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Charlie Brooks loves that Janine Butcher has got away with murder again. The 'EastEnders' villain was cleared of murdering husband Michael Moon in last night's (20.03.14) dramatic episode of the BBC One soap, and Charlie - who is set to leave…

Charlie Brooks won't rule out EastEnders return

14 Mar 2014

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Charlie Brooks hasn't ruled out a return to 'EastEnders'. The 32-year-old actress, whose treacherous character Janine Butcher is set to exit the show soon, has revealed she can't bear the thought of never playing the legendary villain and could see…

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EastEnders' Janine to get away with murder again?

27 Feb 2014

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EastEnders' Janine Butcher could get away with murder again. The scheming character - who is currently awaiting trial over the murder of her husband Michael Moon (Steve John Shepherd) - is set to walk free, new on-set pictures suggest. Charlie…

Charlie Brooks makes brief return to EastEnders

17 Feb 2014

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Charlie Brooks will make a fleeting return to 'EastEnders'. The actress - who plays Janine Butcher - was last seen in the soap on Christmas Day (25.12.13) when she was arrested for the murder of her husband Michael Moon (Steve John Shepard), but…

EastEnders' Janine Butchers confesses to murder

5 Dec 2013

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EastEnders' Janine Butcher is to confess to killing Michael Moon. The bitchy businesswoman - who is played by Charlie Brooks - will spill her dirty secret later this month when she admits to David Wicks (Michael French) that she stabbed her…

Charlie Brooks' daughter cried at EastEnders departure

2 Dec 2013

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Charlie Brooks' daughter burst into tears when she told her she was quitting 'EastEnders'. The 32-year-old actress - who plays bitchy Janine Butcher in the BBC One soap - admits her eight-year-old daughter Kiki was devastated when she announced her…

Charlie Brooks to leave EastEnders

28 Oct 2013

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Charlie Brooks is to quit 'EastEnders'. The actress, who plays soap bitch Janine Butcher, is leaving the BBC One show to star in 'I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!' spin-off, 'I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! Now!', next month in what will…

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Charlie Brooks: EastEnders schedule is tough

9 Oct 2013

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Charlie Brooks says the 'EastEnders' schedule is "tough" at the moment. The 32-year-old actor plays Walford bitch Janine Butcher in the BBC soap and because of the prominent storylines her character has been involved in recently she's been working…

Charlie Brooks to quit EastEnders?

14 May 2013

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Charlie Brooks is reportedly planning to quit 'EastEnders' again. The 32-year-old actress - who only recently reprised her role as Janine Butcher following a six-month hiatus - is said to have told friends she wants to travel to America to seek…

Charlie Brooks: I'm A Celeb was a 'spiritual experience'

29 Apr 2013

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Charlie Brooks says starring on 'I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!' was like a "spiritual experience". The 'EastEnders' actress admits her triumphant stint on the 12th series of the Australian jungle-based show - which she won last year - was a…

Charlie Brooks: I sympathise with Janine

11 Apr 2013

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Charlie Brooks "sympathises" with her 'EastEnders' character Janine Butcher. The Walford superbitch returns to Albert Square next week after a six-month absence and the actress can understand why her alter ego fled because she was so "traumatised" by…

Charlie Brooks wanted hippy Janine

11 Apr 2013

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Charlie Brooks would like to see Janine Butcher become a "meditating hippy". The 31-year-old actress returns from a six-month break from 'EastEnders' this week and has promised fans her alter ego is still "the bitch" they love to hate, even though…

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Charlie Brooks sent secret love messages on I'm a Celebrity

3 Dec 2012

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Charlie Brooks sent secret messages to her boyfriend on 'I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!' The newly-crowned Queen of the Jungle - who narrowly beat Pussycat Dolls singer Ashley Roberts to the title on Saturday night (01.12.12) - used the code…

Charlie Brooks wins I'm A Celebrity

2 Dec 2012

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Charlie Brooks has won 'I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!'. The 'EastEnders' actress was named Queen of the Jungle last night (01.12.12) ahead of Pussycat Doll Ashley Roberts following their tough three-week stay in the Australian jungle, and…

I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here line up unveiled?

4 Nov 2012

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Helen Flanagan and Charlie Brooks are set to go head-to-head in 'I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!' Ex-'Coronation Street' babe Helen - the soap's Rosie Webster - will be landing in the Australian jungle with Charlie, who is on a six month break…

Charlie Brooks' explosive EastEnders exit

27 Jul 2012

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Charlie Brooks' 'EastEnders' exit will be "explosive". The actress - who plays super-bitch Janine Butcher in the BBC soap - is taking six-months off and the final storyline will see her character become worried about on-screen husband Michael Moon…

Broody Charlie Brooks

25 Jun 2012

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Charlie Brooks says being pregnant on 'EastEnders' made her broody. The actress - whose alter-ego Janine Moon is set to give birth to her daughter three months early - admits putting on her prosthetic bump for filming made her yearn for a sibling for…

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EastEnders' Michael stops his wedding to Janine

14 Jun 2012

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'EastEnders's Michael Moon is to stop his wedding ceremony with Janine Butcher in a shock plot twist. The latest storyline on the BBC One soap sees evil groom Michael (Steve John Shepherd) stop his nuptials midway and issue pregnant Janine (Charlie…

EastEnders' Janine to give birth three months early?

22 May 2012

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'EastEnders' Janine Butcher (Charlie Brooks) will go into labour three months early during her wedding to Michael Moon (Steve John Shepherd). The bitchy character will struggle to cope when she starts to give birth at her nuptials, and believes the…

Sid Owen for Strictly Come Dancing

5 Apr 2012

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Sid Owen is set to take part in the new series of 'Strictly Come Dancing'. The 'EastEnders' actor is close to signing in a deal for the BBC One show which could see him battle his on screen sister Charlie Brooks - who plays Janine Molloy - for the…

EastEnders' Janine kidnapped on wedding day?

27 Mar 2012

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EastEnders' Janine Malloy could be kidnapped on her wedding day. The Walford baddie - played by Charlie Brooks - thought she was destined for a happy ending with husband-to-be Michael Moon (Steve John Shepherd), but little does she realise she has…

Charlie Brooks plans road trip

1 Mar 2012

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Charlie Brooks plans to go on a road trip round Europe during her 'EastEnders' break. The 30-year-old actress will take six months off from playing pregnant villainess Janine Molloy in August and is looking forward to an extended holiday with her…