EastEnders Star Shona McGarty Sparks Engagement Rumours With New Boyfriend


Just Months After Dating, Shona McGarty Seen Wearing a Ring on Her Left Hand

Shona McGarty, best known for her role as Whitney Dean on the BBC soap EastEnders, has ignited speculation that she is engaged to her new boyfriend after being together for only a few months. The 31-year-old actress was spotted wearing a ring on her left hand.

The pair attended Shona's sister's wedding together, where they were seen laughing and looking happy. Shona, who was a bridesmaid, showcased the ring with her stunning purple dress.

Shona Shares Pictures of Her and Her New Love Interest on Instagram

On Instagram, Shona shared the first photo of herself with her boyfriend, David Bracken. In the caption, she wrote, "Wedding time. My whole world @davidirishband." She later posted another photo of them together, expressing her happiness and calling herself "totally obsessed."

The actress received an outpouring of love and support from her fans and famous friends, including Lorraine Stanley and Jacqueline Jossa.

Background on Shona's Previous Relationship and Decision to Leave EastEnders

Last October, Shona ended her relationship with Max Bowden, who plays Ben Mitchell on EastEnders. Shona and Max decided to break up after he became a father for the first time with his ex-girlfriend.

Speaking about her departure from the long-running soap, Shona explained that it wasn't an easy decision but it was the right one for her. After being part of the show for more than a decade, she wants to explore other opportunities.

Shona has since gone public with David Bracken, who is a musician and one half of Irish guitar duo Blessed.


Shona McGarty's latest outing with her new boyfriend has sparked engagement rumors as she was seen wearing a ring on her left hand. The EastEnders star, who recently ended a relationship with her co-star Max Bowden, seems to have found happiness with musician David Bracken. With her departure from the iconic soap, Shona is ready for new experiences and opportunities.

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