The Sun is reporting that Coronation Street has sacked actor Chris Fountain after he admitted posting offensive songs on YouTube as a masked rapper called The Phantom:
Chris Fountain's ITV contract has been terminated as a result of "unacceptable comments" made in online clips.
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