EastEnders star Lacey Turner gets engaged to childhood sweetheart

EastEnders star Lacey Turner has got engaged to her childhood sweetheart.

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The actress - who plays Stacey Slater in the BBC soap - couldn't hide her excitement as she posed for a picture wearing her ring.

Her long-term boyfriend Matt Kaye shared the snap on Instagram with the caption: "She said yes....ooooosssshhhhhhhh #fiance @laceyturner."

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The pair were congratulated by friend and fellow actor Josh Myers who posted another picture of the loved-up couple.

He wrote: "Just wna (sic) say a huge congratulations to my best mates @laceyturner and @matty_overgrown on their engagement. So happy for you both love you both so much."

Lacey, 28, is said to have started dating barber Matt when she was just 15.

But they reportedly broke up three times before getting back together.

Matt is thought to have popped the question while the couple were on holiday in Venice on what looks like a gondola.