BBC 'considering ALL options' after EastEnders' Jessie Wallace arrest

BBC bosses are ‘considering ALL optionsafter EastEnders star Jessie Wallace was arrested ‘for kneeing police officer in the groinin drunken bust up outside club

  • EKSKLUSIEF: Video shows EastEnders actress Jessie Wallace being arrested
  • Kat Slater actress, 50, Jessie Wallace arrested in Bury St Edmunds on Sunday
  • Actress was detained on suspicion of assaulting a police officer in Suffolk town
  • Wallace was then released without charge after receiving conditional caution
  • EastEnders bosses said to be discussing her future following ‘drunken’ voorval
  • Did you witness the incident? Get in touch: tom.pyman@mailonline.co.uk
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    Die BBC is ‘considering all optionsas bosses determine Jessie Wallace’s future at EastEnders following her arrest outside a nightclub over the weekend.

    The star is said to have ‘told a police officer tof*** off you fat c***during five minutes of carnagein Bury St Edmunds on Sunday in which she also allegedly kneed him in the groin, leaving him on his knees in agony.

    Footage released last night showed the moment Wallacebest known for playing barmaid Kat Slater in the flagship soap – die seuntjie se ma following a ‘drunken’ aand uit, with witnesses claiming she had been kicked out of Flex nightclub for being ‘gobby’.

    The actress was released without charge after receiving a conditional caution.

    Corporation chiefs are ‘concernedby the revelationsthe latest controversy in a troubled career which saw her suspended from EastEnders just two years ago following an ‘incident while filming’.

    Crunch talks about her future were said to have been held last night, as a source told the Son: ‘She clearly hoped this wouldn’t come out and didn’t want the production team to know about it, which may explain why she was so quick to accept the conditional caution and avoid a public court hearing.

    ‘At first she played down the claims, but pictures and videos as well as onlookers tell a much more serious tale and one that the BBC are very concerned by. They’re considering all options.

    EastEnders representatives at the BBC have been approached for comment.








    Video has emerged of EastEnders actress Jessie Wallace being arrested outside a nightclub

    Video has emerged of EastEnders actress Jessie Wallace being arrested outside a nightclub

    Die stêr, who is known for playing Kat Slater in the BBC soap, was detained in the early hours of yesterday on suspicion of assaulting a police officer as well as drunk and disorderly conduct in Bury St Edmunds

    Die stêr, who is known for playing Kat Slater in the BBC soap, was detained in the early hours of yesterday on suspicion of assaulting a police officer as well as drunk and disorderly conduct in Bury St Edmunds

    Footage shows the star, best known for playing Kat Slater in the BBC soap, being arrested by officers outside a Burger King in Bury St Edmunds, in the early hours of yesterday

    Footage shows the star, best known for playing Kat Slater in the BBC soap, being arrested by officers outside a Burger King in Bury St Edmunds, in the early hours of yesterday








    She was later released without charge by Suffolk Police after receiving a conditional caution

    A Suffolk Police spokesman told MailOnline today: 'A 50-year-old woman was arrested early on Sunday morning in St Andrew's Street, Bury St Edmunds, on suspicion of assaulting a police officer / drunk and disorderly conduct and was released without charge after receiving a conditional caution.'

    She was later released without charge by Suffolk Police after receiving a conditional caution. A Suffolk Police spokesman told MailOnline today: ‘A 50-year-old woman was arrested early on Sunday morning in St Andrew’s Street, Bury St Edmunds, on suspicion of assaulting a police officer / drunk and disorderly conduct and was released without charge after receiving a conditional caution.

    Wallace was out at Flex nightclub at Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk on Saturday night (lêer prentjie)

    Wallace was out at Flex nightclub at Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk on Saturday night (lêer prentjie)








    Jessie Wallace arrested after ‘drunken’ aand uit: Eastenders star’s previous encounters with the law and her co-stars

    Footage has shown the moment Jessie Wallace was arrested outside a nightclub after allegedly attacking a police officer following a ‘drunken’ aand uit.

    But it is not the first time the EastEnders star has had a run-in with law enforcement.

    Wallace was banned from driving for three years and fined £1,000 in 2003 for an offence of drink driving.

    Police stopped the then 32-year-old in Chelmsford, Essex, in March after she was caught breaking the speed limit in her £32,000 silver Mercedes.

    She was one and a half times the legal limit, with tests revealing 51mg of alcohol in 100ml of breath. Die wettige limiet is 35.

    Wallace claimed she had been drinking wine, which someone had ‘lacedwith vodka. However a judge rejected her claim and banned her for three years.

    A three-year ban was imposed because it was her second drink-related driving offence.

    Former colleague Barbara Windsor also revealed how she had a blazing row with Wallace when working together on the EastEnders set.

    Windsor said she had lost her temper because then 39-year-old Wallace, kept her waiting.

    ‘Jessie Wallace was the first time I erupted. She was late, she was young. She’s not like that any more. I lost my temper,’ said Barbara.

    In 2017, Wallace was also filmed launching an expletive-ridden tirade after being reportedly kicked out of a pub.

    Video filmed by the Old Eagle in Camden, noord-Londen, showed the soap star with a friend shouting ‘f**** youat a man who had accused her of creating a disturbance inside.

    In Desember, she appeared strained as she spoke to police near her London home alongside her daughter Tallulah, 16.

    Wallace emerged in her slippers to speak to two police officers, who parked their squad car in the middle of a suburban street on December 28.

    She was flanked by Tallulah, who she shares with Mr Morgan, as they engaged in the strained conversation with the law-enforcement officers.

    The actress previously blasted Met Police’s failure to investigate when Tallulah was mugged in north London in 2018.

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    This incident is the latest in a series of troubles for Wallace, who has been suspended from work before, with reports claiming she was boozing on set in 2020, forcing bosses to write her out of a number of episodes.

    She was also found guilty of drink driving in 2003, which resulted in a £1,000 fine and a three-year ban from sitting behind the wheel.

    Wallace also suffered heartbreak in 2011 as she called off her wedding to fiancé Vincent Morse after he allegedly sent his ex-girlfriend an explicit picture of the soap star.

    During the incident on Sunday, it is claimed she kneed the officer in the groin before she was arrested and placed into a police van.

    Earlier in the day Wallace had been with her new builder boyfriend watching a Madness gig at Thetford Forest, Een student was so in ekstase oor die skuif dat sy onderwyser beweer het dat hy 'op die punt was om sy stoel by die venster uit te gooi' – where she posed for photographs with fans.

    The star was later detained on suspicion of assaulting a police officer as well as drunk and disorderly conduct.

    Hy het in Fulham gewoon en in bemarking en mededingende videospeletjies gewerk toe sy pad met Heather's gekruis het: ‘It was truly shocking behaviour. She was out of control. It was worse than anything Kat Slater has done.

    ‘She was a one-woman rampage. It was five minutes of carnage. The police dealt with it very well.

    But she was later released without charge by Suffolk Police after receiving a conditional caution.

    On Monday a Suffolk Police spokesman told MailOnline: ‘A 50-year-old woman was arrested early on Sunday morning in St Andrew’s Street, Bury St Edmunds, on suspicion of assaulting a police officer/drunk and disorderly conduct and was released without charge after receiving a conditional caution.

    The force would not confirm she was arrested, while neither her agent nor manager responded to a request for comment. The arrest was first reported by Die son.

    One witness told MailOnline how Wallace was arrested after being kicked-out of the club for being ‘gobby’.

    Die getuie het gesê: ‘She was acting very drunken disorderly, assaulting police officers and swearing constantly.

    ‘She then went on to shout out, “I hope this is all entertainment for you c***s”, whilst barging through the middle of our group. She then ended up banging on the door of the police wagon she was in.

    ‘Bouncers had chucked her out due to how gobby and annoying she was being to others.

    Vroeër vandeesmaand, Wallace was pictured outside a party in Hackney after the British Soap Awards.

    The star was wearing a glitzy top with bright white trousers and no shoes as she left the party in east London.

    It comes after Wallace revealed she had been dating her builder boyfriend for a year.

    It was previously reported that Wallace had fallen for the workman after booking him for a job, but the star has since clarified they’ve known each other far longer.

    In Mei, she shared an Instagram that they had known each other for 34 years before commencing their romance.

    Predicting that it will be a long-term union, vertel 'n bron Die spieël: ‘It’s like a plotline from the soap – a classic Kat escapade. Jessie seems to be over the moon.

    The NTA winner laughed up a storm as she chatted with him in the Transit in May.

    She split with her last boyfriend, father of five Paul Kempin in 2019 after a two year relationship and, before that, was dumped by musician Tim Arnold in 2016.

    Wallace had been dating the singer since 2012, but he claimed to have become ‘tiredof the limelight at the time.

    Before she began a relationship with Tim, the award-winning actress was engaged to catering boss Vince Morse, but she called off their wedding after she found out he’d sent raunchy texts to a former lover the night before their wedding day.

    Wallace, originally from Enfield, noord-Londen, joined EastEnders in 2000 having featured in The Bill a year earlier.

    She played the role of barmaid Kat Slater, the partner of popular character Alfie Moonplayed by Shane Richie. She quickly became a fan favourite.

    The pair had a five-year break from the screen before returning in the autumn of 2010 for another stint on the popular soap.

    They left again for six months in 2015 to film their own BBC One drama, Kat & Alfie: Redwater.








    Earlier in the day Wallace had been with her new builder boyfriend watching a Madness gig (op die foto) at Thetford Forest, Een student was so in ekstase oor die skuif dat sy onderwyser beweer het dat hy 'op die punt was om sy stoel by die venster uit te gooi' - where she posed for photographs with fans

    Earlier in the day Wallace had been with her new builder boyfriend watching a Madness gig (op die foto) at Thetford Forest, Een student was so in ekstase oor die skuif dat sy onderwyser beweer het dat hy 'op die punt was om sy stoel by die venster uit te gooi' – where she posed for photographs with fans

    In Mei, she shared an Instagram that her and her boyfriend (pictured together at the Madness concert) had known each other for 34 years before commencing their romance

    In Mei, she shared an Instagram that her and her boyfriend (pictured together at the Madness concert) had known each other for 34 years before commencing their romance

    Dating: The EastEnders star shared on Instagram that they had known each other for 34 years before commencing their romance

    Dating: The EastEnders star shared on Instagram that they had known each other for 34 years before commencing their romance

    Haar man: It was previously reported that Jessie fell for the workman after booking him for a job, but the star has since clarified they've known each other far longer

    Haar man: It was previously reported that Jessie fell for the workman after booking him for a job, but the star has since clarified they’ve known each other far longer

    Jessie Wallace outside a party in Hackney after the British Soap Awards in London on June 11

    Jessie Wallace outside a party in Hackney after the British Soap Awards in London on June 11

    Jessie Wallace (links) at a party in Hackney after the British Soap Awards in London on June 11

    Jessie Wallace (links) at a party in Hackney after the British Soap Awards in London on June 11

    Jessie Wallace, pictured at the National Television Awards at The O2 in London in January 2019

    Jessie Wallace, pictured at the National Television Awards at The O2 in London in January 2019

    Wallace is known for playing Kat Slater in the BBC soap EastEnders (op Augustus afgebeeld 2021)

    Wallace is known for playing Kat Slater in the BBC soap EastEnders (op Augustus afgebeeld 2021)

    In the series Kate and Alfie go to the fiction Irish town of Redwater to ‘search for answers to some very big questionsand put their past behind them.

    After the six-part drama, Wallace returned to EastEnders as Kat in 2018.

    Vroeg 2020, Wallace was suspended from EastEnders again by the BBC, with a two-month suspension incurred due to an ‘incident while filming’.

    She was said to have been summoned to a meeting with bosses of the show who ordered her to ‘sort herself outbefore returning.

    It is not the first time Wallace has had a run-in with the law. She was banned from driving for three years and fined £1,000 in 2003 for an offence of drink driving.

    Police stopped the then 32-year-old in Chelmsford, Essex, in March after she was caught breaking the speed limit in her £32,000 silver Mercedes.

    She was one and a half times the legal limit, with tests revealing 51mg of alcohol in 100ml of breath. Die wettige limiet is 35.

    Wallace claimed she had been drinking wine, which someone had ‘lacedwith vodka. However a judge rejected her claim and banned her for three years.

    A three-year ban was imposed because it was her second drink-related driving offence.

    The actress recently became a grandmother after her 17-year-old daughter Tallulah gave birth to a boy.

    • Did you witness the incident? Get in touch: tom.pyman@mailonline.co.uk