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Candid: Shayne Ward has revealed that he was only invited to audition for his role as Aidan Connor on Coronation Street after fans a & # 39; hype & # 39; had generated
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He became famous as the winner of the second season of The X Factor in 2005.

And now Shayne Ward has revealed that he was only invited to audition for his role as Aidan Connor on Coronation Street after fans mistakenly thought he had already received part of the British soap and an & # 39; hype & # 39; had generated.

The 34-year-old star, who played in the ITV soap opera from 2015 to 2018, explained that supporters started congratulating him on the role of Callum Logan, while it was actually actor Sean Ward who had landed the part

Candid: Shayne Ward has revealed that he was only invited to audition for his role as Aidan Connor on Coronation Street after fans a & # 39; hype & # 39; had generated

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Candid: Shayne Ward has revealed that he was only invited to audition for his role as Aidan Connor on Coronation Street after fans a & # 39; hype & # 39; had generated

To the Loose Women panel, he said: & You remember another naughty boy named Callum, who murdered the Platts.

& # 39; Many people reported to me on social media and said: & # 39; Congratulations on the role of Callum. & # 39;

& # 39; I thought: & # 39; I have nothing to do with the show. & # 39; Then I clicked that Callum & # 39; s real name was Sean Ward.

& # 39; Because of that and the little hype, Coronation Street contacted my management and said: & # 39; & # 39; We would like Shayne to come and audition, how would he feel? & # 39;

Aidan: The 34-year-old star explained that supporters began congratulating him on the role of Callum Logan, while in fact it was actor Sean Ward who had landed the part
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Aidan: The 34-year-old star explained that supporters began congratulating him on the role of Callum Logan, while in fact it was actor Sean Ward who had landed the part

Aidan: The 34-year-old star explained that supporters began congratulating him on the role of Callum Logan, while in fact it was actor Sean Ward who had landed the part

A & # 39; hype & # 39 ;: to the Loose Women panel he said: & # 39; You remember another naughty boy named Callum, who murdered the Platts & # 39;

A & # 39; hype & # 39 ;: to the Loose Women panel he said: & # 39; You remember another naughty boy named Callum, who murdered the Platts & # 39;

A & # 39; hype & # 39 ;: to the Loose Women panel he said: & # 39; You remember another naughty boy named Callum, who murdered the Platts & # 39;

Career change: the star added that after fans mistakenly thought he had been offered the role, there was a & # 39; bit hype & # 39; was created

Career change: the star added that after fans mistakenly thought he had been offered the role, there was a & # 39; bit hype & # 39; was created

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Career change: the star added that after fans mistakenly thought he had been offered the role, there was a & # 39; bit hype & # 39; was created

& # 39; I had something like & # 39; & # 39; Too good! & # 39; & # 39;

& # 39; That was my very first TV role. The only acting work that I did before was a show called Rock of Ages. & # 39;

After assuming his role in the beloved soap, Shayne admitted that he had impostor syndrome, in which a person doubts his performance and fears that she & # 39; exposed & # 39; could be.

When asked if he had impostor syndrome at all, he said: & # 39; Oh, you do. I think of course that when you come from something else in the industry into something else, you think people are watching you and going: & # 39; & # 39; We will see if they are good. & # 39; & # 39;

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But the former X Factor star received much encouragement from his cobbles co-stars, including Bill Roache, who played Ken Barlow since the very first episode of the show on December 9, 1960.

Mix: fans confused actor Sean Ward (right), who played the bad boy Callum Logan, with Shayne Ward

Mix: fans confused actor Sean Ward (right), who played the bad boy Callum Logan, with Shayne Ward

Mix: fans confused actor Sean Ward (right), who played the bad boy Callum Logan, with Shayne Ward

In conversation: after taking over his role in the beloved soap, Shayne admitted that he had impostor syndrome

In conversation: after taking over his role in the beloved soap, Shayne admitted that he had impostor syndrome

In conversation: after taking over his role in the beloved soap, Shayne admitted that he had impostor syndrome

Emotional: Last year, Shayne & # 39; s character Aidan took his own life after struggling with depression
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Emotional: Last year, Shayne & # 39; s character Aidan took his own life after struggling with depression

Emotional: Last year, Shayne & # 39; s character Aidan took his own life after struggling with depression

He added: & # 39; Some of the best advice I received was from a number of older people there. One time I went to the toilet and Bill Roache walked the other way.

& # 39; I was like, & # 39; Hello Ken. & # 39; And he said: & # 39; Hello Shayne, how are you? How long have you been here? & # 39; & # 39;

& # 39; Two months, you? & # 39; He said: & # 39; Try 50 odd years, Shayne. & # 39; & # 39; & # 39;

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Last year, Shayne & # 39; s character Aidan took his own life after struggling with depression.

Speak against The evening standard about the devastating storyline Shayne said: & When I was approached by the writers and producer with this storyline, I immediately knew how impactful the audience will be. & # 39;

He added: & # 39; I was deeply sad at first when I found out that I was leaving because I like to be on Coronation Street. But this is bigger than anything I will ever do in my career. & # 39;

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Struggles: Speaking to The Evening Standard on the devastating storyline Shayne said: & # 39; I was initially sad when I found out I was leaving because I love to be on Coronation Street. & # 39; When I was approached by the writers and producer with this storyline, I immediately knew how impactful it is for the public. & # 39;

Struggles: Speaking to The Evening Standard on the devastating storyline Shayne said: & # 39; I was initially sad when I found out I was leaving because I love to be on Coronation Street. & # 39; When I was approached by the writers and producer with this storyline, I immediately knew how impactful it is for the public. & # 39;

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Fight: speaking to The Evening Standard about the devastating storyline Shayne said: & I immediately knew how impactful it will be for the public & # 39;

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