East Enders star Mika Paris has revealed that she changed her name to avoid getting confused with Saba character Michelle Fowler … after her Albert Square debut
On Friday, he made his soap debut as the villain Eli Nixon in East Enders.
And Micah Paris, 51, revealed that she changed her name because of the soap as she began her career as a singer.
The My One Temptation singer explained how she changed her name to Mike after her name became ‘very close’ to the character of Michelle Fowler, played by Suzanne Tully.
New Introduction: Micah Paris, 51, revealed on Friday that she changed her name because of the soap as she began her career as a singer.
Speaking to The Sun, Micah praised 52-year-old actress Susan, who played the role of single mother Michelle who starred in the soap from 1985 to 1995.
He said: ‘My real name is Michelle and she was very popular then.
‘I was just about to sign. And I thought, ‘Oh, he’s very popular and my name will be very close to him.’
They: The mother of two auditioned for East-Enders in March and found out that she landed the role just a day before the country went into lockdown.
The two mothers auditioned for EastEnders in March and learned that she had landed the role just a day before the country went into lockdown.
He made his debut in Albert Square on Friday and was introduced as Eli Nixon in a surprising relationship with Dennis Fox, played by the Daily Parish.
Micah gained fame in the 80’s with hits like My One Temptation and Who’s Who Love. Her debut album So Good Platinum was on sale.
Pop Icon: Micah gained fame in the 80’s with hits like My One Temptation and Who’s Who Love. Her debut album So Good Platinum was on sale (filmed in 2014).
The star revealed how he was a ‘proper Londoner’ and he described how he auditioned for the soap because it was a ‘reflection of the UK’.
Elsewhere, Mika was also a hit on TV, receiving two seasons of What Not to War from Trini and Susannah, and doing a radio 2 show called Mika Meets.
The celebrity made it to the semifinals by appearing in Masterchef and took part in fame such as Weam-End Music.
Sensitive: In July, Mika revealed how she was ‘overwhelmed with sadness’ and once broke down in tears after seeing a tiny treasure trove to hide slaves running for a new show.
But it has also been a difficult time. He was shot dead in 2001 after his girlfriend refused his killer’s advance.
In July, Mika revealed how she was ‘overwhelmed with sadness’ and broke down in tears after seeing a tiny treasure to hide the once runaway slaves.
The singer visited the Slave Haven Underground Museum in Memphis, Tennessee, while filming a BBC documentary, The Gospel to Micah.
He explained how his emotional state made him feel ‘angry’ and reflected the racism that his predecessors had suffered.
Speaking to the Sunday Mirror, Mika said: ‘After that, I was overwhelmed with grief and anger. I couldn’t help crying. ‘
Mika added: ‘It made me angry. It was how my ancestors went through racism and how they came to face me and how it is no different to me.
‘It’s like a Jewish man going to visit Auschwitz. It was no different. ‘
History: The singer explained how this tour made me realize how my ancestors did and the racism they suffered (pictured in March 2019)
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