Digital Spy reports the actress – who has starred as Kim Fox in the BBC serial since 2009 – will welcome her first child into the world in the next few weeks.
Tameka is a firm favourite on set and everyone is thrilled for her. – EastEnders Insider, quoted by DS
The character of Kim has been absent from Albert Square over the last few months, however her sister Denise (Diane Parish) revealed in a recent episode that she is working on a cruise ship.
Viewers will find out more about what Kim is up to in Monday’s (24 February) episode when she makes a brief appearance in the soap via a webcam chat with Denise.
EastEnders airs Monday (8.00pm), Tuesday (7.30pm), Thursday (7.30pm) and Friday (8.00pm) on BBC One.