Dani Dyer was "scared" of having to drive in 'EastEnders'.

Dani Dyer

Dani Dyer

The 'Love Island' star has landed a cameo role on the soap as cab driver Jeanette, who picks up Mick Carter - who is played by her real life dad Danny Dyer - to take him to wife Linda's (Kellie Bright's) baby scan but she admitted getting behind the wheel was the most intimidating part of filming.

She said: "I was scared but we did loads of test runs so I felt more relaxed when it came to filming. I'm not the most confident of drivers so they kept their eye on me. I definitely won't become a cab driver anytime soon!"

Dani's brief storyline sees Mick have to spring into action when pregnant Jeanette's waters break during their journey and though the 24-year-old beauty - who gave birth to her and boyfriend Sammy Kimmence's son Santiago in April - tried to do some research for the role, she ultimately realised she was better off drawing on her own experiences.

She said: "To be honest, I started looking at YouTube first to see how pregnant women act and then I realised I've been pregnant so I was better off relating to myself!

"I absolutely loved being pregnant, so it was mad having a bump back on and it made me miss my bump even more!"

Despite her nerves, Dani had a great time filming because she had to spend so much time with her dad.

She said: "We have acted together before but this was definitely a lot more than what we've done in the past and it was brilliant.

"I really love working with my dad he really does make work easy with whatever we do together. I did stall the car a few times and I forgot to open the window.

"My dad's also got a habit of trying to make me laugh, so I really had to ignore the little things he did."


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