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Check out an exclusive new pic from Ben Hardy’s Attitude cover shoot

By Will Stroude

From the streets of Walford to Hollywood star, Ben Hardy has joined the X-Men universe as conflicted billionaire playboy Angel.

Returning to Attitude two years after the scorching cover shoot which helped propel his rising star into the spotlight, the former Eastenders actor discusses his burgeoning Stateside career and why he’s proud to star in a franchise which has for so long been associated with the gay community’s own struggle for acceptance.

Having already revisited Ben’s steamy first outing with Attitude, we thought it was time for some brand new, erm, material from the 25-year-old rising star from this month’s issue. So without further ado…

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What we would give to be that tank top right now.

You can check out Ben’s brand new interview and shoot in the new issue of Attitude. It’s available to download digitally from, and you can get a print copy in shops, or from

Also in Attitude’s Summer Issue, alongside all your usual news, reviews, fitness & travel:

    • In a special feature we examine the issue of race, the LGBT community and the media, to see what’s working and what’s not.
    • Nathan Sykes talks life after The Wanted, touring with the Little Mix ladies and his ever-growing gay fanbase.
    • Welsh actor Alexander Vlahos gives us the scoop on BBC2’s new graphic, gay sex-filled French period drama Versailles.
    • We catch up with star of The Voice and Kinky Boots Matt Henry, fresh off his ‘Best Actor’ victory at last month’s Olivier Awards.
    • As Meryl Streep returns to the screen as Florence Foster Jenkins, we look back at the career of this modern Hollywood icon.
    • We put drag in focus with an exclusive look as the stunning images of Magnus Hastings’ new photo book Why Drag?
    • Bryan Sipe, wirter of Jake Gyllenhaal’s new film Demolition, tells Attitude about overcoming loss, personal identity, and why a gay teen was central to the film’s plot.
    • Former Dragon’s Den star and interior designer Kelly Hoppen sees whether she can pass for a homo in How Gay Are You?

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