EastEnders’ writer responds to Charli XCX shouting out ‘my gays in the writers room’
EastEnders reference Charli XCX. (Image: BBC and Instagram/@charli_xcx)
A writer of EastEnders has responded to Charli XCX sharing a clip from the show that references her.
During Monday’s (4 September) episode of the BBC soap, a new Charli arrived on the scene.
Lily Slater (Lillia Turner) gives birth to her first child with Ricky Mitchell (Frankie Day) in the show.
Stacey Slater (Lacey Turner) asks the baby’s name and Ricky replies that they’ve called the baby Charli.
shout out my gays in the writers room! https://t.co/ghOer7fI9K
— Charli (@charli_xcx) September 5, 2023
“Aww after uncle Charlie?” Stacey then asks. Ricky quickly correct her that the baby’s been named after the ‘Good Ones’ hyper-pop singer.
The clip has been shared widely across social media since the episode