He was sacked from the role of Tommy Duckworth after the video came to light in which he said he would "rape a b**** on her birthday".
Ironically, he also said he was "bored of fame" in his lyrics.
"I hope you can now move on and get back to doing what you love," she added.
, Chris Fountain is heading back to ITV for a brand new drama.
"My past few years, my head hasn't been in the right kind of place and I felt a little bit like, ' Do I deserve to be doing this again?
' It's a massive fresh start and it's such a gift to be doing what I love." Some fans offered their support on Twitter, with one writing he had done well by acknowledging his error of judgement over the video.
"I let a lot of people down, including myself," he said.
"I didn't leave the house for along time, I was really depressed, really ashamed and rightly so." Fountain is now set to return to the limelight for the first time since the scandal in a stage production of male striptease show The Full Monty.
Now ITV have thrown him a lifeline and he will appear in new drama Girlfriends, which has been penned by Kay Mellor.
Gatiss went on: “There is always that Fawlty Towers principle of let’s just leave it.
“There’s nothing wrong with saying: ‘That was our version – somebody out there, go and do their version.’” A Stab In The Dark goes live tomorrow.-------------------- Jeff Hordley wants bosses to give him a juicy “health crisis” plot-line even if it leads to his exit from the soap.
"That circle – I just wanted to impress these people, really foolishly.
I've not worked for three years."Opening up about living with depression, Chris said: "I let people down including myself. I was depressed and ashamed and rightly so."Read more news, spoilers and gossip on our Coronation Street homepage Want up-to-the-minute soaps news, spoilers and gossip on your social feeds?