Corrie actor apologises over Youtube postings

Chris Fountain
Chris Fountain filming a scene for Coronation Street in Manchester Credit: Press Association

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."


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