Axed Emmerdale star Shila Iqbal’s vile racist and homophobic tweets revealed

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AXED Emmerdale star Shila Iqbal’s vile racist and homophobic tweets have been revealed.

The 24-year-old was dismissed by the ITV soap on Wednesday after her social media posts resurfaced.

Axed Emmerdale star Shila Iqbal’s vile racist and homophobic tweets have been revealed
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Now, her shocking tweets have been revealed, with the MailOnline reporting one read: “Do not tweet me you gay.”

Another, which show bosses saw before making the decision to axe her, read: “I know too many noisy n****s.”

Shila – who played Aiesha Richards in Emmerdale – was 19 when she shared the racist and homophobic messages on Twitter.

A representative for Emmerdale told The Sun Online yesterday: “As a consequence of historic social media posts Shila Iqbal has left her role as Aiesha Richards on Emmerdale.

Shila was axed from her role as Aiesha Richards in Emmerdale on Wednesday

“The programme took the decision not to renew her contract as soon as these posts were brought to the company’s attention.”

Shila apologised unreservedly after the tweets came to light, citing her young age as a factor.

According to the Mail, she said: “I am terribly sorry and take full responsibility for my use of such inappropriate language…

“I have paid the price and can no longer continue the job I loved the most at Emmerdale.


“Although I was young when I made the Tweets, it was still completely wrong of me to do so and I sincerely apologise…

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