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Hollyoaks star Adam Rickitt reveals why Kyle's suicide story is more important now more than ever

Posted On: 1 Jun 2020   |   Posted By: Metro

Hollyoaks star Adam Rickitt reveals why Kyle's suicide story is more important now more than ever

Hollyoaks star Adam Rickitt has admitted that he was initially unsure whether it was a good time to air Kyle Kelly's male suicide plot during a situation of lockdown and increased mental health but now he has shared his pride over the soap tackling such a subject as he believes it's more important than ever before.
In an exclusive interview with Metro.co.uk, he explained: ‘I only ever signed up to do three episodes and ended up staying for three years. I had a chat with my agent when my contract was up in September and we decided that maybe it was time to move on - and then Bryan Kirkwood came to me with this story - which I think is the most important one Hollyoaks has ever told - and asked if I would stay on a few months to play it out.
‘I had pride in the show for tackling the subject and pride in myself that they trusted me with it. There was excitement to take on such a story but also a lot of fear around doing it justice.
‘Knowing for three months I had to go into that...

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