Sam Heughan: There should ‘absolutely’ be indyref2

Actor Sam Heughan who stars in Outlander. Picture: John Devlin

Actor Sam Heughan who stars in Outlander. Picture: John Devlin

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OUTLANDER star Sam Heughan has suggested Scotland should consider a second independence referendum following today’s EU vote.

The Scottish actor, who publicly supported the yes campaign during 2014’s Scottish independence vote, was commenting as the EU referendum votes came in.

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Heughan, who is currently starring in the second series of Outlander said: “Looks like Scotland wants to remain and rest UK wants to go.... Time for another independence referendum?.”

When he was quizzed further by SNP MP John Nicolson ans asked for his thoughts on the matter, the actor replied: “absolutely”.

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