Samantha Womack has revealed she is not ruling out returning to EastEnders.
The 38-year-old star has left Albert Square after four years of playing Ronnie Branning, saying she had found crying every day for two years in the emotional storylines exhausting.
But Samantha told Inside Soap magazine of a possible comeback: "Who knows? I've loved playing her and will miss her, but I'm leaving Walford for now."
The soap star is now worried about how Ronnie's sister Roxy Mitchell - played by Rita Simmons - will cope without her character.
She revealed: "It's going to be interesting for Roxy, as she's never been without her sister. Jack has his family around him, but Roxy is losing not only her sibling but also her best friend."
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