Danniella Westbrook has revealed that her boyfriend is in prison as she denied dating the father of former The Only Way Is Essex star Grace Andrews.
The former Eastenders star, 48, denied being involved with Terry Andrews after they were seen enjoying a lunch together earlier this month.
She insisted the outing with the office furniture businessman was a work lunch, as she said her boyfriend, whose identity is not known, is in prison, according to The Sun.
Mystery man: Danniella Westbrook has revealed that her boyfriend, whose identity is not known, is in prison
Revealing more about her mystery man, Danniella wrote on Instagram: ‘This is not my boyfriend. It was a working lunch. My boyfriend is in JAIL !!! ‘
But she had initially insisted that she was single as she addressed the rumors, adding: ‘That is not my boyfriend, trust me I don’t even have a boyfriend. I don’t want a boyfriend, it’s just more hassle. It’s another person to pay for in life, f ** k that. ‘
Danniella and Terry sparked romance rumors when they were seen grabbing a table at celebrity hotspot Smiths of Ongar.
She had shared a series of snaps from the lunch at the swanky Essex restaurant and wrote ‘lunch time love’.
Rumors: The former Eastenders star, 48, denied dating father of TOWIE’s Grace Andrews Terry after they were seen enjoying a lunch together earlier this month
Intrigue: She had shared a series of snaps from the lunch at swanky Essex restaurant Smiths of Ongar and wrote ‘lunch time love’
She also recently sparked romance rumors between herself and Matthew Postlethwaite after sharing a snap of them together on her Instagram.
The star went on a night out with the Peaky Blinders actor, 30, after attending Cabaret All Stars and documented the evening on her Instagram grid.
The photo showed the pair looking cozy as Matthew, who played a Peaky Blinders henchmen, wrapped an arm around Danniella, who leaned on his shoulder and pointed at his face.
Captioning the snap, Danniella did nothing to squash speculation as she wrote: ‘He makes me smile. He had a fabulous night last night. ‘
Elsewhere, Danielle revealed how she’d love to land a dramatic TV comeback on Coronation Street or Emmerdale.
Romance? She also recently sparked romance rumors between herself and Matthew Postlethwaite after sharing a snap of them together on her Instagram
The star, who recently threatened to sue the BBC over her character being recast, said she now accepts she wouldn’t be returning to Albert Square but is looking to the future.
And in a candid new interview the actress, who has battled a high-profile drug addiction, said she now takes her recovery day by day.
The TV personality also admitted she understands why people might think she doesn’t deserve any more chances.
Speaking about her ambitions, she told GB News ‘Mark Dolan:’ I’m looking to the future. Eastenders was great, I grew up in front of the nation. But it’s in the past. I am so RIP Sam Mitchell!
‘I would love to do Emmerdale or Corrie. I would also love to get back into stage acting where it all started for me. I will be 50 next year and I’d love to one day play Momma in Chicago. ‘
Return: Danielle, who recently threatened to sue the BBC over her EastEnders character being recast, said how she’d love to land a TV comeback on Coronation Street or Emmerdale
Danniella also addressed the reasons why she became hooked on drugs saying she was introduced to them when she was abused as a child.
Speaking on Mark Dolan Tonight, she said: ‘My drug abuse started well before I was famous. I was sexually abused as a child but I’ve managed to move on a lot with my life.
‘And I don’t blame my addiction on that. It was where I was introduced to drugs but it wasn’t the cause.
‘Because I am an addict, I would have a problem with lots of things whether it be coffee or something else. I can’t put my issues down to being abused or being famous. ‘
Iconic: The daughter of Peggy Mitchell, made her first appearance in 1990, originally played by Danniella, 48, (left) but was replaced by Kim in 2002 (right) due to her off screen difficulties
The former Celebrity Big Brother contestant is now training to be a therapist and yoga teacher.
She played the fiery daughter of Queen Vic legend Peggy Mitchell in 1990 and last appeared in the role in 2016.
But she recently hit out at EastEnders for reportedly not informing her that her role as Sam Mitchell had been recast. Kim Medcalf has been chosen to reprise the role of lei over her.
Speaking to The Sun, Danniella said she was ‘shocked’ not to have been told about the casting decision prior to it being made public.
She said: ‘I’ve been known as Sam Mitchell for 32 years. But nobody at EastEnders contacted me to let me know they had recast Kim in the role.
Saddened: Danniella said she was ‘shocked’ not to have been told about the casting decision prior to it being made public
‘There wasn’t even an email to my agent. I was shocked because they do have a responsibility to tell me and someone should have. ‘
Danniella revealed how she is writing a third book and said she wants to use her training as a counselor to help others with drug and alcohol abuse.
She also recently showed off the results of a year’s worth of face surgery, filler and Botox in glamorous snaps as it’s revealed she’s set to go under the knife to have part of her rib put in her cheek.
The actress opened up on her upcoming operation which she hinted may take its ‘toll’ on her, with the star having the procedure after her cheek was left damaged by botched dental work.
Candid: Danniella also addressed the reasons why she became hooked on drugs saying she was introduced to them when she was abused as a child
Danniella, who looked amazing in new images, also shared that she’s currently going through ‘a lot of operations at the moment’ as she told of her ongoing treatments to restore her face.
She had previously undergone the rib procedure in 2018, after osteoporosis rotted away her cheekbones and gums.
And speaking to OK! Magazine about her latest bout of facial reconstruction, she explained: ‘I’m going through a lot operations at the moment. They’re good but they’re very hard. ‘
Danniella continued: ‘The first two of my operations haven’t taken a toll on me but the next lot will do. I’m seeing a bone surgeon next who is going to be removing a rib. ‘