Former Hollyoaks star Andy Moss announces engagement to boyfriend

“I said YAS!!”

Hollyoaks’ Andy Moss is a happy man after his boyfriend Mark Bennett popped the question while on holiday in Greece.

The former Rhys Ashworth actor (a part he played for nine years up until 2014) announced the news on Instagram yesterday (June 9), sharing pictures of them in Naxos Island and captioning: “I said YAS!!”

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Fellow Hollyoaks cast member Bronagh Waugh, better known as Cheryl Brady, was right there in the thick of it too, joining the lads on their romantic Mediterranean boat trip.

Sharing a load of snaps on her social media page, she wrote: “A total HONOUR to be on the yacht & to share the moment when he said YES!! It was the most beautiful and the most EXTRA day…v fitting for a prince who’s met his Prince.

“Love you both so much @andymossss @markbenn85 #beyoncé #helikeditsoheputaringonit.”

As is tradition, Moss’ nearest and dearest were quick to offer their congratulations in the comments section.

Gemma Merna (Carmel McQueen) replied: “Congratulations”, finishing off with three heart emojis, while Anthony Quinlan (Gilly Roach) added: “Love this mate! Congratulations to you both.”

“Ahh Andy this is amazing news! Congratulations to both of you,” said Alice Barlow (Rae Wilson). Anna Shaffer (Ruby Button) posted: “Andy!!!!! Just thrilled for you both… hawwwwwtest couple xoxoxoxo.”

Claire Cooper (Jacqui McQueen) was also among the well-wishers, writing: “Fabulous news congratulations to you both xxx.”

Hollyoaks now streams first on All 4, with new episodes dropping each weekday morning. The show airs Mondays to Fridays at 6.30pm on Channel 4, and at 7pm on E4.