Wed. Feb 21st, 2024

Charli XCX has hailed EastEnders writers for naming a child after her in a storyline on the present.

The artist reposted a clip from final evening’s present (September 5), on X (previously Twitter) with the caption: “Shout out my gays within the writers room!”

Within the clip, it’s revealed that Lily Slater (Lillia Turner) and Ricky Mitchell (Frankie Day) have named their child after Charli.

Lily’s mum, Stacey Slater (Lacey Turner), asks what they’ve referred to as the infant and Ricky says she’s referred to as “Charli” including “after Charli XCX” to appropriate Stacey who assumes the identify was after her late uncle Charlie.

shout out my gays within the writers room! https://t.co/ghOer7fI9K

— Charli (@charli_xcx) September 5, 2023

In one other scene, the Slater household turn out to be much more confused over the identify as they battle to make a reference to the pop star’s identify.

Okay this scene is even funnier Charli XYZ pic.twitter.com/HnU0hphUKD

— R A Y (@iamraymccormick) September 5, 2023

Many followers reacted with delight to the information with one writing: “Lily naming her child after Charlie xcx is iconic.”

One other added: “I can not consider we reside in a world the place Charli XCX has an #EastEnders character named after her.”

One other person wrote: “So excited for in 5 years time when the brand new Charli XCX character in Eastenders is 15 years outdated and having her personal storylines.”

Lily naming her child Charli after @charli_xcx is iconic ✨ #EastEnders

— Kimberley ᱬ ◊ 💚🤍💜 (@GlitterAndGold7) September 5, 2023

I can not consider we reside in a world the place Charli XCX has an #EastEnders character named after her https://t.co/YJmzmUVkdi

— EastEnders Plus🎉 (@EastEnders_Plus) September 5, 2023

So excited for in 5 years time when the brand new Charli XCX character in Eastenders is 15 years outdated and having her personal storylines

— Monopoly Phonic® (@MonopolyPhonic) September 5, 2023

In the meantime, Charli lately shared her ideas on Aphex Twin utilizing her face as reside visuals throughout his latest reside efficiency in London.

Throughout his headlining set at All Factors East at Victoria Park final month, the DJ used images of the star, the late pop producer SOPHIE, Dua Lipa, Stormzy and others together with his face superimposed on them as visuals for part of his present.

The pop singer wrote: “I’ve formally made it” whereas quote tweeting fan-captured footage of the second from the present.

She additionally lately shared her new single ‘Velocity Drive’, which options on the soundtrack for the Barbie film.

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