...By Jack Sylva for TDPel Media.
Karene Peters, known for her role as Naomi Walters on the ITV soap opera Emmerdale, is leaving the show after only one year.
Peters joined Emmerdale last year as Charles Anderson’s long-lost daughter, Naomi.
Details of Peters’ exit storyline remain unknown, but reports suggest that her character will not be killed off, and the door has been left open for her return to the show.
Reasons for Departure
A source close to the production stated that “Karene’s loved her time on the soap, but it is time for her to go.
Being on Emmerdale was a dream, but she became an actor to play different roles, and that’s exactly what she wants to do.”
The source added that the door isn’t being closed on Naomi, which means that the character may return to the show in the future.
New Arrival in Emmerdale
As Peters leaves the show, Emmerdale is introducing a new character, Charles’ mother Claudette, played by Flo Wilson.
According to Emmerdale bosses, Claudette is a “force to be reckoned with and totally unafraid to speak her mind.”
Her love for Charles is evident, and she is proud of his position as a vicar and her grandson Ethan’s career in the legal profession.
Karene Peters’ departure from Emmerdale after only one year may come as a surprise to fans, particularly given her character’s recent rekindled relationship with Charles Anderson.
However, Peters’ decision to leave the show appears to be driven by her desire to pursue different acting roles.
It is also notable that her character will not be killed off, which suggests that Peters may return to Emmerdale in the future.
The addition of Flo Wilson’s character Claudette to the show promises to bring a new dynamic to the Anderson family and adds to the ongoing drama in Emmerdale.