Eastenders star Danny Dyer wades into Shamima Begum controversy

Danny Dyer has waded into the controversy over Shamima Begum wanting to return to the UK.

Monday, 18th February 2019, 11:03 am
Updated Monday, 18th February 2019, 11:07 am
Danny Dyer has spoken out over the case of Shamima Begum

The EastEnders actor said that the runaway schoolgirl should be allowed back.

He told Good Morning Britain: "I feel she needs a chance, maybe to explain what was going on. Maybe we can understand a little bit more about how they got to her and how she felt it was the right move to jump on a plane and leave this country at 15 years of age.

Danny Dyer has spoken out over the case of Shamima Begum

"She is still a young girl... Maybe we can learn from it."

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He added: "I don't understand what's gone on there."

Story by the Press Association