EastEnders’ Jake Wood tops ‘weird crush’ list

Heat magazine has released its annual list of ‘weird crushes’ – and EastEnders actor Jake Wood is top of the pile for the third consecutive year. Jake, who plays Max Branning in the BBC soap, told 5 live he is both “honoured and horrified” to top the nation’s poll once again.

“There are some weird looking people on that list, so to win I think it's a backhanded compliment, but I take it in very good humour,” Jake told 5 live’s Tony Livesey.

Singer Ed Sheeran is number three on the list, with politician Ed Balls 11th. K-2SO, the robot from Star Wars: Rogue One, ranked one place higher in 10th.

This clip is originally from 5 live Drive on 15 February 2017.

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