Janet Street-Porter is joining the cast of major soap – and fans aren’t pleased

Janet Street-Porter will be making a cameo appearance on Neighbours.

The Loose Women panelist, who has also appeared on Hollyoaks, revealed she will be starring in the Australian soap.

Janet managed to keep the "huge exclusive from Down Under" quiet until she returned from her Oz trip.

She joined the Neighbours cast as part of Loose Women’s ’20 challenges before our 20th birthday’ task.

The feisty Loose Woman has already filmed her speaking part and revealed she has more than one line to say.

Janet Street-Porter is joining the cast of major soap - and fans aren't pleased

Neighbours…every Janet needs good Neighbours
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Janet Street-Porter is joining the cast of major soap - and fans aren't pleased

Janet revealed the exclusive news on Loose Women
(Image: ITV)

"I am going to reveal now a world exclusive. I’ve managed to keep this quiet for the last few weeks. In Australia I flew to Melbourne…," she said.

Janet then shouted: "….and I have a role in Neighbours."

The journalist explained she was appearing as herself in the Aussie soap and spent a whole day on set.

Janet Street-Porter is joining the cast of major soap - and fans aren't pleased

Janet became an actress for the day
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Janet Street-Porter is joining the cast of major soap - and fans aren't pleased

Janet was very excited
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She said: "I have more than one line. I’m not allowed to say anymore. I’m appearing as myself and I have one or two lines."

Janet was shown around the set by Neighbours legend Stefan Dennis, who has played ruthless businessman Paul Robinson since 1985.

When asked if she behaved herself, Janet said: "I smiled so much my face was aching by the end of the day."

Janet’s scenes will be shown during an episode on April 19th later this year.

Janet Street-Porter is joining the cast of major soap - and fans aren't pleased

She even has a speaking part
(Image: ITV)

Loose Women viewers took to Twitter after discovering the big news.

One viewer said: "Can’t wait to see Janet on neighbours wonder what they thought of her"

Another added: "Glad I don’t watch neighbours anymore."

A third asked: "Does anyone actually still watch neighbours"

*Loose Women airs weekdays on ITV at 12.30pm

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