Samia's been challenged by Corrie storyline
The actress was surprised by her recent stalking storyline, where Maria became obsessed with her ex Tyrone Dobbs, and admits it’s been a totally different experience for her.
It’s definitely interesting [playing a bad girl],’ says Samia, 31.
I think people will dislike me a lot more. I’m preparing for people not being very nice for a while!’
Samia occasionally found it difficult to play Maria‘s nasty side but has come to understand her character well since joining Corrie back in 2000.
I have found it tricky, to be honest, because Maria is usually so nice,’ the former Dancing On Ice star tells We Love TV.
She has always been a victim. But I can understand why she’s had a breakdown.
At the end of the day it’s still the character that I’ve played for 14 years and you get to know them inside out.’
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