FORMER Coronation Street famous person Sean Ward sparked controversy after becoming a member of anti-vaccine protesters massed at Television Centre yesterday.
But the Our Girl actor has been greater accustomed to starring in hit BBC and ITV dramas than becoming a member of demonstrators attempting to storm their tv studios.
Sean’s presence at the march got here comes simply a few months after he shared a video rant on social media in which he instructed followers they should not get the Covid vaccine.
The actor, 32, was once blasted by way of Piers Morgan after he posted photos from yesterday’s rally, which noticed lots of humans descend on Television Centre in White City, West London.
The crew confronted off in opposition to police as they protested in opposition to the introduction of vaccine passports and the vaccination of children.
Piers launched a withering Twitter assault, posting: “You’re the ex Corrie cretin who informed all of us now not to get vaccinated, right?
“Somehow, I doubt an unhinged, selfish, dull Z-list actor is aware of greater than the world’s best scientists.
“So quit peddling your conspiracy concept s**t & shut up earlier than you price lives.”
Lashing again the ex-GMB host as a “silly ancient clown”, Sean tweeted: “I assume we have each proper to ask why we are vaccinating wholesome children?!”
Before the pandemic hit, Sean has formerly opened up candidly about the drink, pills and pornography demons that blighted his appearing career.
In 2014, he landed the position of awful boy Coronation Street drug supplier Callum Logan in the long-running ITV series.
He wreaked havoc on the cobbles as evil Callum who blackmailed and bullied the Platt household till he used to be killed off, with his character’s physique buried in concrete.
As properly as Sean’s one-year stint on the show, he landed a plum function in the BBC military collection Our Girl starring alongside Michelle Keegan.
The Manchester actor gained plaudits for his Private Frankie “Fingers” Stille and his profession regarded to be going sturdy to these searching on.
But in a 2019 interview, he laid naked how his lifestyles started to unravel a yr in the past as he battled porn and alcohol addiction.
“I had to seem inner and see what I was once filling this void with – vodka, porn and drink and everything.”
Last April, Our Girl viewers mourned as they noticed Sean’s personality killed at some stage in the closing sequence of the famous show.
But in March this year, he sparked anger after telling followers no longer to have the Covid vaccine in a rambling foul-mouthed video.
He made his argument about the jab in a highly-charged Instagram Stories post.
Sean advised his followers that they would grow to be “super-spreaders” if they have the vaccine and demanded human beings “stop having it”.
He got here beneath furnace the identical month for boasting that he went to an anti-lockdown protest in London.
His Instagram web page over the previous few months is crammed with images of anti-lockdown protests, with claims that the Covid jabs are “not a vaccine” and vaccine passports are “medical apartheid”
He has known as Covid certification and vaccinating kids “the cease game”.
In a video posted final week, he insisted he is “pro choice” and that “there’s no such element as an anti-vaxxer”.
Adding “you want to give up calling us an anti-vaxxer and conspiracy theorist” he goes on to say “the time period conspiracy theorist was once invented by means of the CIA when they took out JFK”.