Love rat Aidan Connor is about to finally get his comeuppance for two-timing his fiancee Eva Price with her “best friend” Maria in true explosive soap style.
This week’s Coronation Street finally sees the much-anticipated wedding of Aidan, played by Shayne Ward, and Eva, played by Cath Tyldesley, and fireworks is an understatement!
But actor Shayne, 32, who has had the enviable task of juggling two gorgeous women for the past year, jokingly defends his character even though his own mum call him “a dirty dog.”
And he says he and real-life girlfriend, Hollyoaks actress Sophie Aston, laugh about his sexy Street shenanigans.
He says: “I’m sure we’ve all seen on-screen kisses where they go (kisses his hand)
“It frustrates me! Put a bit of tongue in. That’s a joke by the way! You’ve got to make it believable.
“Sophie’s absolutely fine. We watch it together but I’ll know when something’s coming up and will be like, ‘do you want a brew?’
“I remember there was one episode that saw me kiss Cath and Samia. She laughed about it… she knows.”
Poor old Aidan, Shayne jokes: “He doesn’t deserve any of this. It’s the women!” before hastily adding:”It’s never acceptable to have an affair.
“He didn’t set out to be a love rat but he genuinely was in love with two women. What he gets at the minute he does deserve.”
But Shayne does feel sorry for Aidan over Eva’s fake pregnancy , and having become a dad himself last December when girlfriend Sophie gave birth to their first daughter, the former X Factor winner, understands Aidan wanting to stick by Eva.
Shane explains: “A little while back he sat down to confess that’s when she dropped the bombshell that she was pregnant.
“He knew then that he couldn’t be with Maria. Then he starts to get…