Danny Dyer's wife cleared their bank account after he cheated on her
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Danny Dyer has revealed that his wife cleared out their bank account after she caught him cheating on her.
Former EastEnders star Danny Dyer has become something of a treasure in recent years, especially since he got in touch with his roots and discovered he was related to some of history's most famous figures.
Then there was the time he absolutely slammed former prime minister David Cameron for disappearing after the Brexit vote, asking 'where is the geezer' and slamming the ex PM for being 'in Nice with his trotters up'.
It doesn't hurt that he's spent the better part of the last 10 years appearing on one of the nation's most popular TV shows, playing Mick Carter in EastEnders until his departure from the show last year with his character's apparent death, though in soapland if you don't see the body they can always return.
Now looking at a post-EastEnders life, Dyer has had an interview with The Times on his life, career and what comes next for him.
During his chat the conversation turned towards some of the lower points in his life, including the first time he was caught cheating on his wife Joanne Mas in 2000.
Dyer explained that after it happened Joanne changed her phone number, cleared out their bank account and didn't want him to see his daughter Dani.
The actor said he 'didn't blame her' for doing any of it, saying that he was in 'a mad period' of his life and later gained clarity that 'what’s important to me are my family', describing them as 'everything'
Dyer and his wife Joanne Mas first began a relationship in 1992, but were only married a few years ago in 2016 after Joanne proposed to him on Valentine's Day in 2015.
They had separated for a time after the birth of Dani and dated other people, but soon ended up having an affair with each other and decided to get back together.
In addition to daughter Dani they also have another daughter Sunnie and son Arty.
Dyer credits therapy with helping him realise what was causing the 'mad periods' in his life, heading for a treatment centre in Cape Town to get help as his 'life was spiralling out of control and I knew I needed to get a grip on it'.
He'd previously said he'd taken a break from EastEnders after fearing that he was in such a self-destructive spiral that he feared he might die.
As for what the future holds for Danny Dyer, he's due to co-host Netflix quiz show Cheat, Channel 5 show Heat, and Channel 4 reality game show Scared of the Dark.