Holby City star Belinda Owusu addresses Nicky McKendrick's exit

Dan Seddon
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Photo credit: BBC
Photo credit: BBC

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Holby City star Belinda Osuwu has broken her silence after leaving the medical soap.

The actress played Nicky McKendrick, whose final scenes aired on BBC One yesterday (March 30), as she made the difficult decision to take time away from the hospital.

With her character currently pregnant and still reeling from the shock Cameron fallout, Nicky left Holby with Louis admitting that he "should have fought harder" for her.

Photo credit: BBC
Photo credit: BBC

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Responding to a GIF of the moment on Twitter posted by Holby's official account, Belinda wrote: "Aww you guys.. miss you all. The Holby family is like no other! Thank you to everyone for your lovely comments.

"I had the best time playing Nicky, but now I'm off being a mummy (yep- the bump was real). Bye for now x."

A number of Owusu's followers went on to share their best wishes and express hopes that she will return to the soap at some point.

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"Congratulations and good luck," replied one fan. "Hope you come back at some stage in the future. Think Nicky and Louie have unfinished business.x."

Another person commented: "Loved your character, sending love and hugs, congratulations and I do hope you will be back soon."

Owusu confirmed that she was expecting her first child last month, posting a picture of her baby bump on Instagram.

Holby City continues on Tuesday, April 6 at 7.50pm on BBC One.

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