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GQ best TV actor winner Aidan Turner reveals he's a mummy's boy at heart

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Poldark star Aidan Turner won best TV actor at the GQ awards and told the press who the No.1 woman in his life is

He may be the heart-throb of the moment, but Aidan Turner has revealed he is still a mummy’s boy.

The star was crowned best TV actor at the GQ Men of the Year awards after 'riding a horse all day' on the first day filming the third series of Poldark.

He told reporters on the red carpet of the awards do: “My mum doesn’t like me smoking and I do, at the odd moment, take a cigarette.

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Aidan Turner (Ian West/PA)


“I shouldn’t do that, but it’s probably the last of my really bad habits. My mum is not impressed with that at all.”

The Irish actor added: “I have to text her if I’m late coming home. I still do that with my mum when I’m home.

“If I’m staying over I send her a text always. I didn’t do that when I was younger… I’m a very good boy. I behave myself.”

He added: “My mum’s the number one in my life. I make sure she’s looked after. I would never worry her.

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Aidan Turner going shirtless in Poldark (BBC/PA Images)


“She’s really proud. She loves the show. She was proud of the 70s version also.”

He said that despite his heart-throb status women were not screaming his name.

“No never, what the hell is going on? It never happens!” he joked.

Poldark continues on BBC1 on Sunday nights