Former EastEnders star Dean Gaffney has become a grandfather and recently announced he will stop dating women in his twenties.
Robbie Jackson from EastEnders has become a grandpa – feeling old yet?
To be fair, he’s an incredibly young grandpa, even though he’s only 43, it still seems odd since it wasn’t long ago that we got to see him as a youngster on soap.
“Just to thank everyone in advance, I know I don’t look old enough to be a father let alone a grandfather!” he joked on social media when sharing pictures of his niece Mimi.
“Welcome to this crazy world, my beautiful niece Mimi. I’m so excited to announce that I have become a GRADUATE,” he added.
“I can’t believe my baby is now a mom, proud is an understatement. Chloe and Declan you are going to be amazing parents. X Baby Mimi, born: 07.07.2021 .. 7 pounds 14oz.”
Dean has twin daughters, Chloe and Charlotte, following his marriage to ex-partner Sarah Barge, whom Dean met when he was 15 years old and dated for 22 years, before the pair split. in 2015.
Dean allegedly had a series of affairs while with Sarah, and in the years since their split, signed up for at least four online dating services and was linked to a collection of women.
His 22-year relationship with Sarah fell apart after photos of the actor were taken with a hairdresser named Sasha Levy in 2007, and Dean had empathy for the ex-partner when the photos surfaced. .
“No one wants to see pictures of someone who’s been in their life for too long with another person. Nobody wants to be humiliated,” he told The Mirror.
The pair had been together for about 18 months before Sasha’s parents encouraged their daughter to go public with their affair, as Dean already had twin daughters by this time and Sasha was 18 years old.
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“Sasha’s parents don’t think it’s right for her to be with a man who at the end of the night comes home to his wife and kids,” a source told The People.
Sarah and Dean survived the affair and continued to be together for another 8 years after Dean and Sasha ended things.
However, this is not the first time Dean has cheated on his longtime partner. In 2013 and 2014, a dancer named Maddie Stephens, 24, was Dean’s latest interest.
The two are pictured holding hands during their nights out in Blackpool, confirming their union.
But after Dean and Maddie failed, it took another two years for Dean and Sarah, the mothers of his children, to decide to call it quits.
Shortly after Dean and Sarah rightfully called him quits in 2015, the actor was linked with supermodel Alicia Douvall, but Dean in turn felt humiliated when she disparaged him after the brief affair their.
“He was hopeless, rough and selfish between the papers,” she told the Sunday People. “I knew it had to die.”
“He thinks he’s a superstar, but he’s the most discreet lover I’ve ever had,” she added.
Rebecca Rose-Ward was Dean’s next relationship, and the pair lasted three years before 14-year-old Dean’s junior Rebecca put the relationship on hold.
A source told The Sun: “She feels like she’s better off on her own and when Dean thinks he’s a nice guy, he’ll definitely try to attract someone to be her girlfriend. me immediately.”
Dean also had a brief relationship with a model named Rebekah Ward, who was 26 years older than his children, but their relationship was short-lived.
Since the lockdown, Dean is said to have entered countless dating apps and got into trouble asking a woman to break the lockout rule to meet him at his hotel.
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The woman, named Cindy, told The Mirror she was “disgusted” by Dean’s demand for her to break Government guidelines.
Dean also thinks he texted the woman with the biggest breasts in Britain, a woman named Leia Parker, who wears an N-cup, but according to The Sunthe woman he was talking to wasn’t actually Leia.
Dean left EastEnders in 2003 after being on the show since 1993, but he returned in 2017 for a brief stint until 2019.
He was fired from the show in 2019 after it emerged that he had asked a mother of two to send him sexy photos on Facebook.
Father-of-two Dean has previously stated his desire to date only women over 30 – as his twin daughters are both 25.
But Dean, 44, is said to have found love again – with a woman almost half his age.
The former EastEnders actor is said to be dating the beautiful Russian model Valerina, who is 25 years younger than him.
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