October 18, 2021


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Louise Redknapp says she ‘almost landed role in Friends as Ross’ second wife Emily’

Louise Redknapp is now famed for her singing career and marriage to footballer Jamie Redknapp.

Having said that, Jamie’s now ex-wife’s career could have taken a pretty diverse flip as she recently uncovered she almost starred in ‘90s hit sitcom Close friends.

The 45 calendar year old, who recently explained her sons are hoping she and ex Jamie will reunite, hinted that she turned down the function of Ross Geller’s next spouse Emily Waltham to surface on Top rated Of The Pops rather.

According to Metro.co.united kingdom, Louise made the revelation as she executed a socially distanced gig at Clapham Grand.

Louise Redknapp hinted she turned down the function of Emily Waltham in Close friends

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Louise explained that Top rated Of The Pops was a “big opportunity” for her as buyers had been banking on her chart good results.

She additional: “I did not have a whole lot of time and a whole lot of persons had been investing revenue into the album.

“To be on Top rated Of The Tops with that single meant a whole lot to me.

“Back in the working day Top rated Of The Pops was huge.”

Louise, who was married to Jamie Redknapp, rejected the opportunity to perform on Top Of The Pops
Louise, who was married to Jamie Redknapp, turned down the possibility to carry out on Top rated Of The Pops

Emily was played by Helen Baxendale
Emily was performed by Helen Baxendale

The host of the gig is then explained to have referenced a “Jennifer Aniston and Louise really like triangle” to which Louise explained: “Yeah, properly you know Top rated Of The Pops was actually essential at the time.”

Jennifer performed Rachel Green in Close friends, who was Ross’ really like fascination, even though the function of Emily was performed by Helen Victoria Baxendale.

And, in the fourth year of the hit comedy collection, Ross sparked a romance with Emily and went on to marry her.

Having said that, as he prepared for his massive working day in London, Ross’ ex Rachel found out she however beloved Ross and flew to the capital to profess her really like.

Ross made a huge slip up during his wedding vows to Emily
Ross made a huge slip up in the course of his marriage vows to Emily

As she arrived, she resolved not to confess her emotions to Ross and sat quietly to observe him marry Emily.

But Ross made a huge slip up in the course of his vows to Emily, wherever he identified as her Rachel.

Ross’ shocking oversight at the alter is described to have been inspired by David Schwimmer, who performed the palaeontologist, creating a identical oversight previously.

Close friends writers Greg Malins uncovered David truly received their names completely wrong in the course of a rehearsal of a prior episode, and at the time the writers weren’t positive wherever Emily’s storyline would go.

Speaking in The Tale Driving, Greg explained: “His line was to come in and say, ‘Emily, the taxi is downstairs ready,’ anything like that.

“And he walked in and explained, uh, ‘Rachel, the taxi is downstair… Oh, BLEEP.’

“And I try to remember, I was standing following to David Crane, and I explained, ‘That’s, which is it’.”