Jacqueline Jossa has revealed she was compelled to promote her home after ‘fighting cash’ following her exit from EastEnders in 2018.
The actress, 29, confessed she wasn’t ’embarrassed or ashamed’ to share her cash woes after leaving the cleaning soap, as a result of she landed some ‘wonderful alternatives’ after her stint on I am A Celeb the next yr.
Jacqueline has been within the midst of renovating her £1.2 million Essex mansion with husband Dan Osborne, after forking out on the six-bedroom property final yr.
Candid: Jacqueline Jossa has revealed she was compelled to promote her home after ‘fighting cash’ following her exit from EastEnders in 2018
Talking to Sam and Billie Faiers on their podcast The Sam and Billie Present, Jacqueline defined it got here as an enormous shock when she misplaced her regular wage by leaving EastEnders.
The star had performed Lauren Branning on the cleaning soap for eight years, earlier than her closing scenes aired in early 2018.
Jacqueline mentioned: ‘You are proper concerning the hustle. I used to be on EastEnders for eight years the place you bought a set pay cheque each week.
Powerful: The actress, who moved right into a £1.2 million Essex mansion final yr, confessed she wasn’t ’embarrassed or ashamed’ to share her cash woes after leaving the cleaning soap
‘It was a set pay cheque and I did not need to do anything. It was my consolation blanket, it was what I knew. Then it simply wasn’t.
‘There isn’t any such factor for me as maternity pay, so after I had youngsters I needed to go away and I needed to do journal covers to become profitable to feed my youngsters.’
Jacqueline continued: ‘When you’re gone, if you’re not on the present, you do not have cash. Accomplished! You are not paid anything.
‘I’ll need to do like a shoot.’ Folks go, ‘Why are you promoting your soul?’ I am feeding my youngsters. That is the distinction. I am not embarrassed, I am not ashamed.’
Accomplished: Jacqueline performed Lauren Branning on EastEnders for eight years earlier than leaving the cleaning soap in 2018
Powerful time: She mentioned: ‘There’s been instances the place I have not had cash. Earlier than I went within the jungle I used to be fighting cash. I needed to promote my home’
The star then revealed that earlier than coming into I am A Celeb in 2019, her cash woes compelled her to promote her home.
She advised Sam and Billie: ‘There’s been instances the place I have not had cash. Earlier than I went within the jungle I used to be fighting cash. I needed to promote my home.
‘After which I went within the jungle and had wonderful alternatives, so I might by no means ever ever take a look at any individual and say, ”They are not hustling sufficient”. You must do it.’
Jacqueline, who shares daughters Ella, seven, and Mia, three with TOWIE star Dan, moved into their ‘ceaselessly residence’ final yr, and have since been documenting their renovations on social media.
The star described the transfer as a ‘recent begin,’ after she and Dan had been suffering from rumours of marriage woes in 2020.
Thrilling: In March 2021, Jacqueline and husband Dan Osborne revealed they’d obtained the keys to their £1.2 million Essex mansion, documenting the renovations on social media
At one level, Dan moved out of the house he shared with Jacqueline, however since then their marriage has been stronger than ever.
Talking to The Solar about their relationship woes, Jacqueline mentioned: ‘I saved it in for some time, however then over lockdown it was a very good time and place for Daniel and I to undergo the whole lot — a chance for us to speak via all of it. For me, this meant turning to remedy.
‘And due to that, I could not be in the identical home as Dan. There was no large argument or bust-up, and there have been no different ladies. Transferring out was actually how I needed to cope with it.
‘It was like if you get up after a nasty dream about somebody — you want some house. That is what it was like with remedy.’
Open: The star described the transfer as a ‘recent begin,’ after she and Dan had been suffering from rumours of marriage woes in 2020