Shayne ward (right), aka Aidan Connor, says he’s loving fatherhood. His girlfriend, Sophie Austin (who played Lindsey roscoe in Hollyoaks) gave birth to their daughter Willow in December. ‘Willow got her first baby-swimming badge recently and I was delighted,’ says Shayne. ‘It was a beautiful moment.’
Ryan Thomas (below), who played Jason Grimshaw, has signed up for the new series of The Celebrity Island with Bear Grylls. Among the other stars taking part in the survival challenge are Breaking Bad’s rj Mitte and former TOWIE star Lucy Mecklenburgh. the show will air in the autumn.