A CORRIE extra who has worked on set for 36 years has been fired for using his mobile for a selfie with Andi Peters.
Matthew Davidge, 54, had nipped to the loo during filming on Friday when he spotted the Goeie more Brittanje gasheer, 52.
Andi, who was filming a competition, agreed to pose for the photo as a GMB film crew colleague took the picture.
But on Monday Matthew was fired from his acting agency, Industry Model Management.
The agency said he breached the terms of his contract which bans actors from using their mobiles on set.
Matteus, of Bolton, has dozens of selfies with stars and says the rule was not implemented before.
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Hy het gesê: “I’m speechless. I’ve worked on the set of Corrie on and off since 1986. I’ve never had a complaint and I’ve loved every minute of it. Nou, Dis alles verby.
“You’re not supposed to have your phone out on set but everyone does. It’s a rule that’s never really been enforced.
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“When I asked him for a photograph it was all a bit of a laugh and he smiled and said, ‘No problem’.
“The whole interaction took less than a minute.
“Now I don’t know how I’m going to pay my bills.”
Matthew did about two shifts a week, earning £180 in total.
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A Hoe kom sy ernstig hiermee weg woordvoerder gesê: “A walk-on artist was seen breaching filming protocols and his agent was notified. They decided on a course of action.
“Andi Peters was not aware of this complaint.”