Why did Shona McGarty leave BBC EastEnders? Whitney Dean character fate explored

In recent news, it was reported that EastEnders Shona McGarty quits her role as Whitney Dean after the 15 years journey. You are required to read the article for more details and information about the same. Follow us around for all the insights and fresh updates at the PKB News.

Shona McGarty

Why did Shona McGarty leave BBC EastEnders?

Recently, it was revealed that Shona McGarty is going to leave BBC EastEnders after 15 years of her commendable journey. BBC News has confirmed the departing of EastEnders actress and claimed that Shona McGarty is all set to leave the soap after 15 year-long journey. However, the actress Shona McGarty has quit her role as Whitney Dean after 15 years of EastEnders. The BBC One soap is set to wave goodbye to the long-running character in scenes to air the next year, with her exit storyline which is yet to be revealed. Exclusively, on Sunday she spoke to our sources and commented that she has decided to spread her wings and will be leaving the EastEnders. She further added that she has loved her time and years in the show throughout.

Shona McGarty

She further continued that she has been trusted with some incredible storylines and has made amazing friendships bonds and family which will be endured. It was believed that the actress’s final scenes are set to air early next year when her contract is believed to end and it is currently unknown if the door will remain open for the tragic heroine. According to a source, it was revealed that people are hoping the door will be left open for her character to return one day. Although, at the moment, nothing is guaranteed and it is all in the hands of the scriptwriters. The news broke out alongside the story that the actress Lorraine Stanley is being written out of her role as Karen Taylor in the daily soap. Scroll down to the next section for more details.

Shona McGarty

Reportedly, Whitney made her debut in EastEnders in 2008 as she joined the show as the step-daughter of returning fan-favorite Bianca Jackson alongside the latter’s children Tiffany, Liam, and Morgan. In the initial year, McGarty excited fans and critics with a hard-hitting storyline that explored Whitney having been the victim of child sexual abuse and grooming at the hands of Bianca’s boyfriend, Tony King who was played by Chris Coghill. Currently, the fans will have to wait and watch what Whitney’s exit means for her and Zack’s romance as recently she found love with Zack Hudson.

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