Jenna ‘felt like Billy Elliot’ after drama school rejection

VICTORIA star Jenna Coleman has revealed she felt like Billy Elliot after being rejected by a drama school.

The 32-year-old actress was cast in the British soap Emmerdale in 2005 whilst she was auditioning for various drama schools, but Jenna admitted that one particular rejection left her feeling like the aspiring dancer in the Stephen Daldry-directed film.

Asked about her biggest disappointment, Jenna shared, “Receiving a letter saying I didn’t get into drama school. I felt like Billy Elliot. It was a crushing moment.”

On the other hand, Jenna revealed the period following her exit from Emmerdale in 2009 was one of the happiest times of her life. – BANG!