Abi (played by Lorna Fitzgerald) and Lauren (Jacqueline Jossa) suffer with been a big part of the soap for some time now and have been tangled in an explosive love triangle storyline with Steven Beale (Aaron Sidwell), no matter how it appears that their time is up.
«We can confirm that Jacqueline and Lorna resolve be leaving EastEnders,” a spokeswoman for the soap said.
She added: «They give birth to both been wonderful to work with and we wish them all the most superbly for the future.»
According to an insider, the move is part of extreme soap shake up by the new boss John Yorke.
The source told The Sun on Sunday: «He has contract for creating huge plots, so they’re in safe hands over their departure.
«It compel be one of the biggest on-screen moments of the year.”
Lauren and Abi Branning are set to be leaving EastEnders
The BBC partake of confirmed that Lauren and Abi Branning will be leaving EastEnders
They attired in b be committed to both been wonderful to work with and we wish them all the master for the future
They added: «Sometimes a great storyline get at the cost of losing some character. The cast will be sorry to see them go.»
Jacqueline, 24, has been portion of the show since 2010 after taking over the role from Madeline Duggan, while Lorna, 21, has been in the soap as Abi since 2006.
Actress Jacqueline duped to Twitter to post a photo of herself and Abi from the series with a humanitarianism emoji with it as well as tagging her co-star Lauren in it.
The sisters are set to consent Walford later this year and their departure will picture that of the Mitchell sisters Ronnie (Rita Simons) and Roxy (Samantha Womack), who were killed off on New Year’s Day.
Jacqueline Jossa posted here the departure from EastEnders on social media
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Lorna Fitzgerald has played Abi Branning in EastEnders since 2006
To whatever manner, before they leave the Square, the Branning siblings are set for a big falling out after spoilers photos surfaced of Lauren slapping Abi during a heated argument.
Lauren will be Nautical port furious when Abi accuses her of not really loving Steven, who perished in a late-model fire on Albert Square last week.
Abi is also carrying Steven’s furtively love child which her sister has no idea about, but the truth looks set to turn out in the near future.