The former EastEnders actress released her debut single 'Shimmy' this week and told the Daily Star that she would not be stripping-off to sell her music.
"I like to be sexy but mostly I like to feel classy," she said.
"I'd like to bring a bit of sophistication back to pop and be a positive role model."
The 29-year-old has admitted that she would "never say never" to returning to the BBC soap.
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