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EastEnders’ Max Bowden, 27, ‘grows close to co-star Charlie Brooks’, 41

Max Bowden has reportedly ‘grown close to co-star Charlie Brooks’ after ditching occasion life-style. 

The Ben Mitchell actor, 27, just lately break up from Shona McGarty following a six-month romance – as their relationship had made issues ‘too difficult’. 

Sources claimed the pair determined to stay mates after Max welcomed a child boy together with his ex Roisin Buckle – however Max has discovered a brand new ‘shoulder to cry on’, his co-star Charlie, recognized for taking part in Janine Butcher on the BBC cleaning soap. 

New romance? Max Bowden has reportedly ‘grown close to co-star Charlie Brooks’ after ditching occasion life-style

A supply advised The Sun: ‘She’s been a little bit of a shoulder for him to cry on too. Charlie is a good position mannequin for Max.

‘They’ve turn into nearer than ever on set and Max is aware of he can all the time depend on her for assist.’

Max had a heavy summer time partying and has reportedly determined to give it up after welcoming his first little one. 

The insider defined it triggered quite a few arguments with Shona and ‘since then he is grown nearer to Charlie’. 

Max and Charlie’s representatives have been contacted by MailOnline for remark.  

A source told The Sun: 'She's been a bit of a shoulder for him to cry on too. Charlie is a great role model for Max.'

A supply advised The Sun: ‘She’s been a little bit of a shoulder for him to cry on too. Charlie is a good position mannequin for Max.’

Max and Shona’s blossoming romance first got here to gentle in May after sources claimed the pair had been ‘inseparable’ following his break up from girlfriend Roisin, they usually made their relationship Instagram official in August. 

A supply advised The Sun: ‘There has been loads happening in Max’s life and issues had been simply getting too difficult with Shona being concerned.

‘Max will all the time have numerous love and respect for Shona however it’s simply not the precise time.’

A pal close to the couple additionally added: ‘Max and Shona have by no means spoken on it publicly however as their close circle would know, they had been by no means in an official relationship and stay close mates who determined not to pursue something romantic quite a few months in the past.’

It's over! Sources claimed Max and ex Shona McGarty decided to remain friends after Max welcomed a baby boy with his ex Roisin Buckle, as their relationship had made things 'too complicated'

It’s over! Sources claimed Max and ex Shona McGarty determined to stay mates after Max welcomed a child boy together with his ex Roisin Buckle, as their relationship had made issues ‘too difficult’

Last month Max, who performs Ben Mitchell on EastEnders, revealed he was a dad for the primary following the start of his son with ex Roisin.

Roisin and Max each shared a candy black and white picture of their son, who was born on September 19 as they revealed they’ve named him Reginald.

The pair revealed they had been anticipating their first little one again in April however are now not collectively. 

Max had made his relationship with EastEnders co-star Shona, who performs Whitney Dean, Instagram official after months of hypothesis that they had been courting.

The cleaning soap star met Roisin at a pub in June 2021. The pair shortly grew to become close, and in July went on vacation to Madeira. In August, Roisin was noticed supporting Max at a Sellerbrity soccer match at Horley FC. 

They went public on social media in October 2021, and spent Christmas collectively, earlier than Roisin found she was pregnant at the start of 2022.

The couple determined to separate in March, whereas agreeing to co-parent as soon as their son was born, nevertheless Roisin claimed in August that that they had not been involved for 2 months.

The identical month, Max was noticed at a rustic music competition together with his EastEnders colleague Shona McGarty, 30, at London’s O2.

Rumours started that the couple had grown close, when Max was seen leaving Shona’s home in May.

Messy: Sources claimed the pair decided to remain friends after Max welcomed a baby boy with his ex Roisin (pictured together), as their relationship had made things 'too complicated'

Messy: Sources claimed the pair determined to stay mates after Max welcomed a child boy together with his ex Roisin (pictured collectively), as their relationship had made issues ‘too difficult’

Max and Shona just lately made their relationship Instagram official after months of courting rumours.

Shona, who performs Whitney Dean within the BBC cleaning soap, took to Instagram earlier this month to share cosy snaps of her and Max at House & Classics Festival in Essex.

The couple regarded very close on the music occasion as they partied with friends and posed collectively in public for the primary time.

Shona break up from her electrician fiancé Ryan Harris in January, claiming the separation was ‘very amicable’.

Proud dad: Last month Max, who plays Ben Mitchell on EastEnders, revealed he was a dad for the first time following the birth of his son with ex Roisin

Proud dad: Last month Max, who performs Ben Mitchell on EastEnders, revealed he was a dad for the primary time following the start of his son with ex Roisin

Roisin additionally claimed final month that Max had failed to attend their kid’s 20-week scan.

Speaking on her new podcast One Mum and a Baby, Roisin mentioned: ‘There was hope we could co-parent however I have not heard from him in about six weeks now so I’m not likely certain the place that stands.’

Roisin  went on to say that she had invited Max to the infants scan – the place she found she was anticipating a boy – nevertheless she says he failed to flip up. 

She added: ‘The door is open and I’d by no means cease him seeing his son so hopefully we hear from him.’

A pal of Max’s advised The Sun on the time: ‘Max is saddened to hear Roisin make these claims as he has made it very clear that he’ll all the time be there for his son. 

‘But for the sake of his kid’s privateness, he’s not ready to focus on these issues publicly and desires to do issues the precise manner.’

Co-stars: He plays Ben Mitchell on EastEnders, while Shona is known for her role as Whitney Dean (pictured on the soap in 2019)

Co-stars: He performs Ben Mitchell on EastEnders, whereas Shona is understood for her position as Whitney Dean (pictured on the cleaning soap in 2019) 

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