26/07/2013 12:59 BST | Updated 26/07/2013 13:08 BST

Real Life Sop Scandals: From Leslie Grantham And Danniella Westbrook To Michelle Keegan And Lacey Turner

It's not just soap character's lives that are full of drama - a lot of the time the real lives of the actors who play them give the storyline teams at 'EastEnders', 'Coronation Street' and 'Emmerdale' enough material to last years.

From Danniella Westbrook's battle with cocaine, to Leslie Grantham's steamy internet sessions in his dressing room, let's take a look at the where life has imitated art.

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