Luisa Bradshaw-White quits EastEnders after seven years of playing Tina Carter

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Luisa Bradshaw-White has announced she's leaving EastEnders after seven years of playing Tina Carter.

The 45 year old, who recently stunned as she showed off a hidden tattoo in a topless photo, took to her Instagram to reveal the shocking news with her 60,100 followers.

The stunning star posted a selfie as she told her loyal fans: "Finally the time has come to say goodbye to my EastEnders family. I am leaving EE at the end of the year! After 7 awesome years it’s time for me to move on and get excited about other projects!

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"I have had the most amazing time on EE and will miss the cast and crew so much. But I am also completely excited about the new adventures that await me."

The soap actress went on to gush over her cast mates as she said: "It’s been an amazing ride. Being part of the 30th anniversary, the live eps, the Carter family, working every day with my best friends. @officialdannydyer @Kelliebrightofficial and #LindaHenry I love you more than anything in the world.

"Thank you to all the awesome and loyal fans for your support and love of Tina. I have appreciated it so much."

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Luisa, who shares two children with wife Anette Yeo, added: "Keep watching there is lots of drama to come!" with three pink heart emojis.

Many of her celebrity friends and co-stars immediately flocked to the comment section to wish the star well as she embarks on her new adventure away from EastEnders.

Danny Dyer, who plays Mick Carter, wrote: "Lu Lu you are such an incredible woman. Micks gonna miss his nutty sister so much. Only beautiful spiritual creative things await you. Love you," followed by a red heart emoji.

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And Priya Davdra, who portrays Iqra Ahmed on the soap, posted three red heart emojis.

Fans were shocked by the news as one person said: "Oh no not another good actor leaving what is going on over there at eastenders all the decent characters are going," [sic] followed by a crying emoji.

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Another chimed: "owwwww you’re like one of my faves! Was so hoping you’d have a romantic story line good luck for the future though," [sic] with five anguish emojis, a broken heart emoji and a fire emoji.

While a third added: "Noooooo sick of the best ones leaving because they are left as glorified extras in scenes instead of using ye to your full potential it's ridiculous," with a crying emoji.

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