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Corrie's Amanda Barrie believes she would've been fired if she came out as bisexual in 80s

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Former Coronation Street actress Amanda Barrie feared she would have lost her job if she’d come out as bisexual earlier on during her time on the soap, she has revealed.

After joining the ITV soap in 1981 playing character Alma Sedgewick, the 86 year old waited until two years after she left Coronation Street in 2003 to address her bisexuality, believing before then acknowledging it could have harmed her career.

Amanda recently opened up about her ordeal leading up to coming out, being left constantly on edge as rumours about her being bisexual continued throughout her marriage to theatre director and actor Robin Hunter.

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