A HOLLYOAKS star has been remaining gutted pursuing the conclusion of his 5-calendar year marriage.
James Sutton plays John Paul McQueen in the Channel 4 cleaning soap, and tied the knot with Rachael Collin after assembly at Glastonbury musical festival eight decades ago.
But now The Sunday Mirror stories James, 40, and Rachael have quietly divorced.
James confirmed to the publication: “Rachael and I had a amazing romance and. It was quite unhappy but amicable, and we keep on being pals.”
A supply extra: “James and Rachael have loved a actually joyful relationship but, as a lot of couples can relate to, their marriage grew to become strained during lockdown.
“James is in the community eye, whilst Rachael prefers to be out of the spotlight and, following 8 superb years jointly, they resolved they ended up far better off as friends.
“For now, James is concentrated on get the job done. They however have a good deal of adore for every other.”
The pair satisfied in theregion at Glastonbury, and James beforehand opened up about how he produced the first shift.
He said: “I was viewing this female pumping up an air bed with a foot pump and I assumed, ‘I’ve acquired an electric pump in my bag, I could be a hero here’. So I went around and said, ‘Excuse me, do you want to borrow my pump?’”
James initially joined Hollyoaks in 2006 right up until 2008, before returning in 2012 till 2017.
He most not long ago arrived again to the demonstrate in 2019 and stays portion of the forged.