Matthew Wolfenden, 39, has revealed how he was nearly caught out by a Christmas Day mix-up, which left him in the “doghouse” with wife fellow soap star Charley Webb, 31. The Emmerdale actor told how the couple, who tied the knot in 2018, had agreed “not buy each other anything” and instead focus on their children.
I wasn’t totally in the doghouse
Matthew and Charley, who plays Debbie Dingle on the show, share three boys: Buster, nine, Bowie, four, and Ace, who the couple welcomed last year.
English actor Matthew explained that the plan to move away from getting each other gifts fell through after his other half ended up spoiling him after all.
He told this week's OK! magazine: “At Christmas, we said, ‘Let’s not get buy each other anything and just get stuff for the kids.’
“Then I got up on Christmas morning and Charley had bought me all this stuff!I I was like, ‘Why did you do that?’”
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Matthew was in the 'doghouse' over the confusion (Image: WENN/GETTY)
The pair had agreed not to get each other any Christmas gifts (Image: Getty)
However, the small screen star was saved by the skin of his teeth as he purchased the gift given to Charley but their children.
“Luckily, I got her a fluffy dressing gown, ‘from the kids’, so I wasn’t totally in the doghouse.”
However, all appears to have been resolved in paradise as Matthew took to social media to