Melissa Johns Phone Hack – Melissa is an actress and disability activist from Coronation Street, defines herself as ‘Not an actor with disabilities, but an actor with disabilities.’ Without her right forearm, she was born. In Coronation Street, Melissa took the part of Imogen Pascoe and featured in nine episodes.
After Cherylee Houston’s Izzy Armstrong was cast in 2010, she was the second actress to join the soap. Cherylee is degenerative and has been in a wheelchair. Melissa and Cherylee co-found Tripple C to perform theatre irrespective of their limitations.
Melissa adds in his speech to Newsbeat: “I don’t want to spend my energy trying to reach the person who did it or find methods to get it down. “We can’t do anything about individuals but maybe what I can do is to promote the word empowerment.”
She claims that “the battle against the empowerment of women and the empowerment of persons with disabilities is almost everything she does in life.” She acknowledges, “this is not happening overnight to love your body.”
After saying, ‘They’ve truly messed with the wrong girl,’ she posted a picture on Instagram from the air, raised two fingers, and denied reports that she was ‘in hell’ and ‘devastated’ by the leak.
Speaking before of what she was tormented with at school, and now believing people should be proud of their handicaps and don’t want to dissimulate them, Melissa who was born with without a right and forearm.”
“We are different from each other totally and we should highlight and praise things rather than being embarrassed of the things which make us distinct,” she adds.
“The best thing we should do should be.
“This is not something we should be shy of, it is something to celebrate.”
Melissa released her modeling images earlier this month, which highlighted her handicap as positive.
She claims in her online performance biography that “I have been fortunate enough to be born with one single arm, so I get half-price manicures and discard the ‘other glove.'”
Added profile: “I am always struggling, like many other handicapped players, to alter the way disability in this profession is viewed.
“For me, it never was disadvantageous to have a handicap. If I attempt to cut or tie my hair down steak, don’t.
“It’s different for me than individuals with no impairments and thus different world conceptions. It’s a different experience.
“It is about demonstrating that talents, disabilities may come from a personal and distinct place, raw, squabbling, vulnerable, beautiful, seductive, genuinely.
“This is thus not an inconvenience. It is a method of looking at things from an entirely new perspective and taking characters in a different manner.”
Melissa has been in the PhDs and the Interceptor formerly.