“She wants to concentrate on her acting academy, that’s that.”
Despite claims suggesting Pauline’s absence was due to a fall-out between the pair, the presenter said they are still very much good friends.
As part of the Christmas special, Pauline’s character Sharon Theodopolopodous was scripted as being stuck on a cruise struck by Covid-19.
Linda said at the time: “The script for this special is brilliant, I promise we’ll have lots of laughs for fans of the show.”
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