In a statement Chris Fountain who plays Tommy Duckworth in Coronation Street, said:
"I would like to sincerely apologise for any offence I have caused. I am deeply ashamed by the lyrics and very much regret my behaviour."
Coronation Street star Chris Fountain says he is "deeply sorry" after video clips showed him rapping about rape
A Coronation Street actor has been suspended after he was found to have a "totally unacceptable" rapper alter-ego called The Phantom.