EASTENDERS star Max Bowden showed just how popular he is on set as he cosied up to another co-star.
The 27-year-old delighted fans with a snap of himself in bed with Jamie Borthwick, just weeks after it was revealed he’d grown close to Shona McGarty.
Marking Jamie’s birthday with a series of cheeky pictures, Max, who plays Ben Mitchell, wrote: “Happy birthday to the self proclaimed NT (national treasure).
“My right arm. And we haven’t fallen out for two whole years now. Have a blinder JB love ya my brother ❤️❤️ @jamie_b10.”
Weeks later we pictured them holding hands together outside a kebab van and at last Saturday’s British Soap Awards Shona, 30, joked: “Who doesn’t love a kebab?”
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The news has not gone down well with his pregnant ex Roisin Buckle, who has been left heartbroken about the situation.
A source told how insurance executive Roisin, who is due to give birth in August, feels let down by the actor, who has played Ben Mitchell for three years.
They said: “It has been dreadful for Roisin, she feels humiliated and disrespected. She is expecting a baby and although she is a strong woman she feels very let down.
“She never expected Max to move on so quickly. She believed they were on a break, taking time out of their relationship to sort out their differences.
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“Having to see him and Shona together has been heartbreaking.
“When he was pictured leaving Shona’s home she had people asking her what was going on; work colleagues asking if she was OK about it all, which she found incredibly embarrassing.”