The truth about Shane and Angel's on-screen romance on Home and Away

The truth about Shane and Angel’s iconic on-screen romance on Home and Awayand why Dieter Brummer didn’t get along with co-star Melissa George behind the scenes

Dieter Brummer captured hearts and imaginations with his on-screen romance with Melissa George, but it was a very different story off-camera.

After winning legions of fans playing Shane Parrish on Home and Away, Brummer made no secret of the fact he didn’t get along with his co-star.

The former teen heartthrob, who was found dead at a home in Sydney’s Glenhaven on Saturday at the age of 45, had spoken openly about their disdain for each other.

Geen liefde verlore: Dieter Brummer captured hearts and imaginations with his on-screen romance with Melissa George, but it was a very different story off-camera

Geen liefde verlore: Dieter Brummer captured hearts and imaginations with his on-screen romance with Melissa George, but it was a very different story off-camera

Praat met Woman’s Day magazine in November 2019, Brummer admitted he never got along along with George, 44, in real-life.

'Ons was miskien liefdesbelange in die program, maar die chemie was nog lank nie werklik nie!’ het hy destyds gesê.

‘Mel was incredibly ambitious right from the outset. I think she wanted to be the next Kylie Minogue.

Hartseer: After winning legions of fans playing Shane Parrish on Home and Away, Brummer made no secret of the fact he didn't get along with his co-star

Hartseer: After winning legions of fans playing Shane Parrish on Home and Away, Brummer made no secret of the fact he didn’t get along with his co-star

‘She was a big fan and she aspired to be a big star just like Kylie. I don’t think she had much time for the cast of Home and Away.

Brummer said he hadn’t spoken to George since he left the soap, after begging the show’s producers to kill him off.

Hy het vertel nuus.com.au in Julie 2018 that his real-life relationship with George wasn’t what fans envisioned.

Spanning: Speaking to Woman's Day magazine in November 2019, Brummer admitted he never got along along with George, 44, in real-life

Spanning: Speaking to Woman’s Day magazine in November 2019, Brummer admitted he never got along along with George, 44, in real-life

'Daar was baie druk op ons. We had to look like the perfect darling couple in public,’ het hy erken.

Hy het bygevoeg: 'Dit was nie soos iets van die skerm af nie. Dit was alles op die skerm.’

Brummer played bad boy Shane, who eventually settled down after finding love with Angel, played by George.

Role of a lifetime: Brummer played bad boy Shane, who eventually settled down after finding love with Angel, played by George

Role of a lifetime: Brummer played bad boy Shane, who eventually settled down after finding love with Angel, played by George

He openly admitted that he’d been disappointed with his character’s development after he romanced Angel.

‘You don’t even talk to anyone else. There’s no interaction with other characters,’ he’d said, adding that Shane had turned into a ‘wuss’.

After recovering from a motorcycle accident, the character of Shane then died from sepsis after cutting himself on a wire.

'We may have been love interests on the show but the chemistry was far from real!' he said of working with Melissa George

'Ons was miskien liefdesbelange in die program, maar die chemie was nog lank nie werklik nie!’ he said of working with Melissa George

The former actor was found dead by police on Saturday afternoon. Sy dood word nie as verdag behandel nie.

Na aanleiding van die nuus van sy heengaan, Brummer’s family released a statement saying their world would ‘never be the same’.

‘Ons het ons aantreklike verloor, talentvol, snaaks, ingewikkelde en geliefde Dieter Saterdagoggend. He has left a massive hole in our lives,’ hulle het gesê.

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'We lost our handsome, talentvol, snaaks, ingewikkelde en geliefde Dieter Saterdagoggend. He has left a massive hole in our lives,' his family said in a statement. Pictured at the premiere of Batman Begins in Sydney in June 2005

‘Ons het ons aantreklike verloor, talentvol, snaaks, ingewikkelde en geliefde Dieter Saterdagoggend. He has left a massive hole in our lives,’ his family said in a statement. Pictured at the premiere of Batman Begins in Sydney in June 2005

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