Picture Special: Ben Hardy's shirtless Attitude photoshoot

With news this week that Ben Hardy is leaving EastEnders for a rumoured role in the upcoming X-Men film, we thought we'd mourn the loss from our TV screens than with an exclusive look at some never-before-seen pictures of the 23-year-old from his Attitude shoot earlier this year. Check out the exclusive pictures in the gallery below: [wonderplugin_slider id="10"] Meanwhile, Ben has also stripped-off for EastEnders' charity calendar in aid of Children In Need – take a look here. Related stories: Sam Strike announces ‘Eastenders’ departure ‘EastEnders’ actress ‘dumps boyfriend over gay porn past’