But Jones said claims that Cole had been blacklisted from the set were “complete rubbish”, and added that the show’s producers had gotten in touch with him to assuage his fears.
“The producers have said Brendan can come in any time,” he told OK! Magazine. “He’s been with us for so long. ‘They contacted him as soon as that article came out to make sure he knew it wasn’t true and that he’s always welcome.”