Former ' EastEnders ' star Matt Lapinskas claims dating Shona McGarty was "like hell" and she cared more about partying than their relationship. The year-old actor, who played Anthony Moon in the BBC1 soap until , split with Shona in March last year after growing close to his ' Dancing On Ice ' partner Brianne Delcourt but insists it was Shona who got caught up in the celebrity lifestyle and ruined their relationship. He told The Sun on Sunday newspaper: "Shona had no interest in being there for me. All she was interested in was going out partying until 2am. Or I'd get a call from one of her friends and have to drop everything. This was a regular thing - she would go out during the week and most weekends.
Matt Lapinskas: Shona was jealous of skating partner
Who is Brianne Delcourt and when did the Dancing On Ice skater meet Kevin Kilbane? – The US Sun
It is the fourth romance pro ice skater Brianne has been in due to the show as she has previously romanced her past celebrity partners Matt Lapinskas, Sam Attwater and Danny Young who was partnered with Frankie Poultney. There was a real attraction and chemistry between the two of them from the word go. MailOnline has contacted representatives for Brianne and Kevin for comment. Past: It is the fourth romance Brianne has been in due to the show as she has dated her past celebrity partners Matt Lapinskas, Danny Young and Sam Attwater pictured in March
Dancing On Ice’s Brianne Delcourt ‘is dating her celebrity dance partner Kevin Kilbane’
The couple, who were partnered up on the edition of the hit skating competition, announced on Instagram that they had welcomed their daughter on Wednesday at 8. Professional skater Brianne, 40, is also mother to daughter Gracie, 3, who she shares with an unnamed ex. Meanwhile, Kevin, 44, has two daughters, Elsie, 16, and Isla, 14, with his ex-wife Laura, who he split from in after 12 years of marriage. New baby alert!
The former 'EastEnders' hunk had to introduce his lover - who plays Whitney Dean on the soap - to Brianne Delcourt after she became suspicious of their friendship but the two women got on well. Matt admitted: "Shona got jealous so I made them meet each other and they're getting on well now. Matt - who has been dating Shona for 18 months - admitted he has had a number of embarrassing mishaps on the ice which have seen him get a little bit too close to Brianne.