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Sarah Jayne Dunn attends counselling session after being sacked from Hollyoaks over OnlyFans row

It was recently revealed that she was sacked from her role playing Mandy Richardson in Hollyoaks after she refused to leave the raunchy website OnlyFans.

And in the wake of the drama surrounding her career, Sarah Jayne Dunn attended a counselling session on Friday, telling her Instagram fans: ‘Lord knows I needed that one this week!’

The beauty, 40, was recently left ‘disappointed’ at Hollyoaks bosses after being dropped from her soap role following her use of the x-rated subscription site, where she reportedly earns £7,000 a week.

Seeking help: In the wake of  her Hollyoaks axing drama, Sarah Jayne Dunn attended a counselling session on Friday, telling her fans: ‘Lord knows I needed that one this week!’

But updating her fans on how she’s doing, Sarah Jayne told her followers that she enjoyed having ‘a safe space to chat and vent’ following a turbulent month.

Speaking into the camera as she walked, Sarah Jayne said: ‘Hey, I’ve just come out of my counselling sessions and Lord knows I needed that one this week.’

She went on to encourage her followers to seek counselling or therapy if they felt they needed to, explaining it’s one of the ‘best things’ they’ll do.  

Dropped: Sarah Jayne was axed from her role playing Mandy Richardson in Hollyoaks for refusing to quit using X-rated subscription site OnlyFans

Dropped: Sarah Jayne was axed from her role playing Mandy Richardson in Hollyoaks for refusing to quit using X-rated subscription site OnlyFans

The star, who has previously spoken of her counselling sessions, went on: ‘I just wanted to say to anyone that is potentially thinking about having counselling or therapy – and if you’re hesitant for any reason – please don’t be.

‘Go and do it as it’s one of the best things you’ll ever do just having that safe space to chat and to vent and to let everything out. It’s amazing.’  

It comes after Sarah Jayne said she is ‘disappointed’ in Hollyoaks bosses for axing her from the show because she has an OnlyFans account. 

Let it out: Updating her fans on how she's doing, Sarah Jayne told her followers that she enjoyed having 'a safe space to chat and vent' following a turbulent month

Let it out: Updating her fans on how she’s doing, Sarah Jayne told her followers that she enjoyed having ‘a safe space to chat and vent’ following a turbulent month

Recommended: She went on to encourage her followers to seek counselling or therapy if they felt they needed to, explaining it's one of the 'best things' they'll do

Recommended: She went on to encourage her followers to seek counselling or therapy if they felt they needed to, explaining it’s one of the ‘best things’ they’ll do

The actress also insisted her husband Jonathan Smith ‘has been amazing’ and supports her decision to join the site.

Speaking on GB News’ Tonight Live With Dan Wootton, Sarah Jayne said of her axing: ‘I feel disappointed and I feel sad and I will miss terribly the wonderful cast and crew there. They are family, I’ve known them since I was 14.

‘What I will say, I hoped for more and I would have expected more. This gives me the freedom to be creative and do what I want to do. As a 40-year-old woman and mum, I’ve stood my ground.’ 

Discussing her husband’s support, Sarah Jayne added: ‘My husband has been amazing because like I say, the content hasn’t been any different. We’ve just put it on a financially better platform so why wouldn’t he be?’

Speaking out: Sarah Jayne recently said she is 'disappointed' in Hollyoaks bosses for axing her from the show because she has an OnlyFans account

Speaking out: Sarah Jayne recently said she is ‘disappointed’ in Hollyoaks bosses for axing her from the show because she has an OnlyFans account

Sarah Jayne reportedly earned a whopping £7,200 in just a week after joining the X-rated subscription service.

Elsewhere during the interview, the actress insisted the content she shares on OnlyFans is no different to the bikini snaps she previously shared on her Instagram.

The star also pointed out that she has done several glamour photoshoots in the past in connection with Hollyoaks, such as her appearances in the Hollyoaks Babes calendars.  

She said: ‘The reason I’ve done so many of these glamorous shoots over the years is because of my involvement with the show. 

‘The images on OnlyFans are in the same vein. I decided to put them on a different platform and keep my Instagram more family-friendly. I was shocked at the decision and the way that it’s gone.

Partner: The actress on the soap, also insisted her husband Jonathan Smith 'has been amazing' and supports her decision to join the site

Partner: The actress on the soap, also insisted her husband Jonathan Smith ‘has been amazing’ and supports her decision to join the site

‘I’m not doing anything different to what I’ve done on my Instagram account for the last four years back on the show. This is why I’m struggling to understand why it’s become such a big issue for them. 

‘Obviously, OnlyFans is an over 18 platform, but that makes it a safer space if they’re worried about a younger audience seeing it.

‘It’s for your fans to follow you and see exclusive content. That content is just exclusive to the platform. There’s fitness people on there, musicians on there.’

Meanwhile, Sarah is hoping to land a quickfire TV return and has been ‘bombarded’ with offers since leaving Hollyoaks. 

Candid: Sarah Jayne said of her axing: 'I feel disappointed and I feel sad and I will miss terribly the wonderful cast and crew there. They are family, I've known them since I was 14

Candid: Sarah Jayne said of her axing: ‘I feel disappointed and I feel sad and I will miss terribly the wonderful cast and crew there. They are family, I’ve known them since I was 14

MailOnline can reveal Sarah has already held a string of meetings and hopes to combine TV and OnlyFans in the New Year. 

‘Sarah doesn’t believe she should have to choose between TV and OnlyFans,’ a source said. 

‘She wants to do both and, since leaving Hollyoaks, she has had a lot of calls and offers about potential opportunities.

‘The last week or so has been really exciting and opened Sarah’s eyes to the fact there is a life beyond Hollyoaks.’

Star: Sarah Jayne is hoping to land a quickfire TV return and has been 'bombarded' with offers since leaving Hollyoaks

Star: Sarah Jayne is hoping to land a quickfire TV return and has been ‘bombarded’ with offers since leaving Hollyoaks 

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