EastEnders Zack Morris reveals he was called the n-word in a vile racist attack

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EASTENDERS’ Zack Morris has revealed he was called the n-word in a vile racist attack.

The 21-year-old plays Keegan Baker in the BBC One soap, and took to Twitter on Friday to update his fans about the racial abuse he had received while in a car park.

EastEnders’ Zack Morris has revealed he was called the n-word in a vile racist attack

He wrote: “To those who think racism is a thing of the past.

“Last night I walking through a car park to my car and was getting abuse from this random guy calling me a N**** and Uncle Tom repeatedly.

“This is the sort of mentality that is still destroying our generation and it MUST STOP.”

His co-star Shona McGarty – who plays Whitney Dean – replied: “Disgraceful” with an angry face emoji.

The actor plays Keegan Baker in the BBC One soap

While one of the soap’s writers Daran Little added: “Oh man….hanging head and sending love.”

Zack’s fans also showed their support, with one writing: “People like that aint going far in life, you are, don’t let them get you down!!”

Another added: “Thats nasty, its simply jealousy and childish , you are who you are man BIGGG love to ya bro.”

A third agreed, writing: “It really is shocking behaviour hope youre ok Zack x”.

The 21-year-old was verbally abused with racial slurs by a man while in a car park on Thursday

Zack joined the show in 2017 as Keegan alongside the rest of the Baker family.

Since then, he has featured in some major storylines, including a shocking knife crime stabbing one last year.

Over the coming weeks, Keegan and girlfriend Tiffany Butcher decide to get married, much to their families disapproval.

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