EastEnders fans convinced Arthur ‘Fatboy’ Chubb is back as Ricky Norwood was spotted on set

EastEnders fans convinced Arthur ‘Fatboy’ Chubb is back from the dead as actor Ricky Norwood was spotted on set

EastEnders fans have been left convinced that Arthur ‘Fatboy’ Chubb will return from the dead after actor Ricky Norwood was reportedly seen on set.

The soap star, 35, played Fatboy on EastEnders for five years after appearing in the spin-off of the online soap opera EastEnders: E20.

Fatboy dies under horrific circumstances in A 2015 Christmas Story, as the character is killed in a car in a wrong-identity case.

he is back? EastEnders fans have been left convinced that Arthur ‘Fatboy’ Chubb will come back from the dead after actor Ricky Norwood was reportedly seen on set.

He died off-screen after Ronnie Mitchell arranged to send her enemy Vincent Hubbard to the car crusher, but Fat Boy was accidentally trapped in the trunk of the car and killed instead.

Some dedicated EastEnders fans have long been convinced that the character can return to the series, as his body has never been shown on screen.

Now rumors are circulating that his “return” is imminent after actor Ricky was apparently spotted at Elstree Studios.

However, EastEnders denied returning Fat Boy to the BBC programme.

Speculation: Rumors are now circulating about his ‘return’ after actor Ricky was photographed by a fan while visiting Elstree Studios

A TikTok user – who runs an EastEnders fan account – shared a live video that appears to show Ricky walking the set and greeting enthusiastic fans.

The excited fan can be heard saying that his apparent visit to the group was “random,” before speculating that she had spoiled the surprise of his “comeback.”

She could be heard saying: ‘This is so random! We are not allowed to post that though we? Street!’

In the video, a group of fans also speculated that he might be back for Dot Cotton’s funeral episode, following the death of actress John Brown earlier this year.

Fan favorite: The soap star, 35, played Fatboy on EastEnders for five years after appearing in her online spin-off EastEnders: E20

Fan favorite: The soap star, 35, played Fatboy on EastEnders for five years after appearing in her online spin-off EastEnders: E20

EastEnders’ Ricky was suspended in 2014 after a video clip of the star allegedly smoking marijuana and performing sex acts on Skype was leaked.

BBC chiefs decided to suspend Ricky from filming for two months when his photos first came out, while the actor has apologized for his actions.

Ricky had starred in the online spin-off E20 before finding fame in the long-running soap.

After dropping out of the series, Ricky revealed that he struggled with depression and talked about his struggles on Celebrity Big Brother in 2016.

Shocking: Fat Boy dies in horrific circumstances in a 2015 Christmas story, as the character is killed in a car in a misidentification case

Shocking: Fat Boy dies in horrific circumstances in a 2015 Christmas story, as the character is killed in a car in a misidentification case

He revealed that he did not know at the time he was suffering from depression, and admitted that his anxiety was so high that he did not want to leave the house.

“I fell into a deep depression,” he explained. I didn’t know it was depression. I didn’t want to leave my house, I pulled all the curtains.

He added that despite leaving the series after the scandal, he was pleased with the work he had accomplished and what could come in the future.

‘I was happy. I was only supposed to stay there for three months, and I was there just under six years.

Exit: Ricky was suspended from EastEnders in 2014 after a video of the star allegedly smoking marijuana and performing sex acts on Skype was leaked

Exit: Ricky was suspended from EastEnders in 2014 after a video of the star allegedly smoking marijuana and performing sex acts on Skype was leaked

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