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And here I am..posing for pics that got me fired from Enders; MELISSA'S FACEBOOK SHAME.

Byline: Laura Armstrong

THESE are the brazen photos sacked EastEnders actress Melissa Suffield Melissa Suffield born 24 December 1992 in West London is an English actress who is best known for playing Lucy Beale in BBC's EastEnders. Her first appearance on the show was on 28 October 2004.  believes "destroyed" her telly career.

The snaps of the 17-year-old wild child, posted on Facebook, included an image of her pouting pout 1  
v. pout·ed, pout·ing, pouts

v.intr.
1. To exhibit displeasure or disappointment; sulk.

2. To protrude the lips in an expression of displeasure or sulkiness.
 next to a lollipop with the words: "Suck me for pleasure."

It was the final straw for embarrassed soap bosses who had given the party-loving blonde THREE warnings to clean-up her act.

Filming her last scenes as Walford tearaway Lucy Beale Lucy Katherine Beale[1] is a fictional character in the popular BBC soap opera EastEnders. She was played by Casey Anne Rothery until 2004 and is currently played by Melissa Suffield.  this month, Melissa wrote on her web page: "Sat in the green room at work, my last day very emotional!

"I was a naughty girl outside of work, well that's what they have sacked me for, pathetic!" Referring to the lollipop pose that left bosses fuming, she said: "This is the photo that destroyed my career, how pathetic."

And in response to surprised comments from networking pals, she repeated: "It's f***ing pathetic... it's classed as rude!" But the teenager - who was pictured in last week's People showing off her bottom in cut-off shorts - confessed: "It was in the rules and I did have 3 warnings... I'm gutted. But it's all my fault."

Melissa wears a leopard-print bra-top and skirt hitched up to her thighs in one Facebook snap she took in a bedroom mirror.

She is also seen sticking out her tongue and flaunting her curves in a low-cut black mini-dress, smoking a cigarette on a stick and sitting at a table packed with booze.

Melissa, axed in May, made her debut as Lucy at 11, turning her into a headache for screen dad Ian and stepmum Jane Beale.

But the troublesome character is NOT being written out - Lucy will be played by another actress after Melissa's final episodes are aired on BBC BBC
 in full British Broadcasting Corp.

Publicly financed broadcasting system in Britain. A private company at its founding in 1922, it was replaced by a public corporation under royal charter in 1927.
1 later this year.

An EastEnders spokesman said: "It's common practice to recast actors employed as children to take on more challenging adult storylines."

laura.armstrong@people.co.uk

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Date:Aug 1, 2010
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