This is the shocking moment Emmerdale’s Asan N’Jie is held back after threatening to ‘knife and kill’ Jamie Lomas.Credit: Mirrorpix
The young star was restrained by security and could be heard shouting: “Do you think you are af *** ing big man, I’m going to f *** ing kill you.”
He also shouted: “I’m going to f *** ing knife you.”
MeanwhileJamie was held backby former Hollyoaks actor Malique Thompson-Dwyer asAsanscreamed at him in front of shocked onlookers.
Earlier today, anEmmerdale spokesperson confirmed to The Sun that Asan – who played Ellis Chapman – had been sacked with immediate effect.
The ITV soap said in a statement: “ Emmerdale suspended Asan N’Jie yesterday pending further investigation into an incident at a central London hotel on Monday night.
“ITV executives have met with him this morning and as a consequence Asan’s contract has been terminated with immediate effect.”
Asan issued a grovelling apologyand said in a statement: “My behavior at the TV Choice Awards was completely unacceptable and very much out of character.
“I sincerely apologize to everybody who has been affected especially Jamie Lomas, the whole Emmerdale team, our audience, ITV, my family, and the organisers of the TV Choice Awards.
“I am devastated, accept full responsibility for my actions and I am determined to learn from this.”
The two men have remained tight-lipped on what sparked their explosive row, butThe Sun Online exclusively revealed they have fallen out over one of Asan’s friendsand Emmerdale co-stars, who Jamie is currently involved in a financial dispute with.
According to our source,Jamie, who juggles his on-screen work with running Manchester’s First Take Acting school, was managing a young up-and-coming actor and secured him a role in Emmerdale.
“Jamie had guided this young lad’s career and was responsible for him landing a gig in Emmerdale , “revealed our insider.
“However since then, he has decided he wants to leave Jamie’s agency, which Jamie is fine with, but he wants the commission he is owed.
“He is entitled to this money but it’s currently the subject of a private and personal dispute.”
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Our source revealed: “Asan went up to Jamie and started goading him, saying things like, ‘Alright, Jamie big b ***** ks’.”
The next minute, the pair had to be pulled apart by fellow stars.