Sam Frost, who starred in the TV show Home and Away, is said to have had two vaccinations.
Sam, 32, joined the Channel Seven soap as Jasmine Delaney in 2017 and left in December, two months after announcing she had not had the Covid vaccine.
On Monday, Sam’s co-star Lynne McGranger told Nova’s Fitzy & Wippa that she was fully vaccinated, indicating that she may return to the show.
Seven Productions has a policy requiring all actors and crew to be Covid-vaccinated; nevertheless, sources claim Sam’s departure last year had nothing to do with the mandate.
‘Of course, there were some challenges having her vaccinated, but I’m here to tell you she’s twice vaccinated, and perhaps boosted as well,’ Lynne stated.
‘She needed to be with her family, and they’re down in Melbourne,’ she continued, ‘but the door is definitely open for her to return, and I’m sure she’s in negotiations with producers right now.’
Sam, a former Bachelorette, finished filming her final scenes for Home and Away at Sydney’s Eveleigh Studios last month.
To be closer to her friends and family, the actress relocated to Melbourne.
In October, Sam provoked outrage by revealing she had not received the Covid vaccine and comparing limitations on the unvaccinated to’segregation.’
‘I was extremely apprehensive about shooting a video or even speaking up about this sort of thing, but I feel like it’s getting to a stage now in the world where there’s a lot of division,’ she said in an emotional Instagram video.
‘There’s a lot of harsh judgement and comments being tossed around a lot, and it’s definitely affecting my mental health, and I know people around me are hurting, especially if they don’t want to get vaccinated for whatever reason.’
‘There are many different reasons why people do not get vaccinated, and it might be because to their medical history, their worries, their family history, or religious beliefs.’
Sam then claimed she hadn’t been vaccinated, but that she had discussed her option with both her medical doctor and a psychologist.
‘It’s a really hard moment to be in society right now, and you feel like you’re less of a human, and you feel like others criticise you,’ she continued bitterly.
‘And you’re too afraid to express your thoughts or sentiments, and a part of you wants to leave,’ “It’s none of your business why I’m not here! And there are valid reasons for this, and I don’t want you to pass judgement on me “”‘ ‘
Sam disabled her primary Instagram account and blocked all comments on the account for her mental health organisation Believe after receiving backlash for her video.
In December, Channel Seven announced Sam’s departure from Home and Away.
While the actors and staff of Home and Away are required to get vaccinations, a network insider said her departure had nothing to do with the policy.