He's still got the pecs appeal! Ricky Whittle shows off his six-pack AGAIN as he takes a friend's dog for a walk on the beach
15:03 GMT, 17 July 2012
Walking your dog can be a frustrating affair – wrapping yourself up warm as you battle the rain and wind to ensure your pet gets some exercise, but that's not the case for Ricky Whittle.
The former Hollyoaks star used the excuse of walking his friend's pooch as another opportunity to indulge in his favourite pastime – getting his top off.
The actor is rarely seen covering his top half anymore, but instead onlookers get a good view of his perfectly toned stomach.
What about me The pooch looks in need of attention as topless Whittle poses
Whittle was spotted stripping off during walkies with a dog on a beach in Malibu, California, recently.
for the canine, it wasn't all about Whittle, and one tender moment saw
him crouching down to give the pooch some puppy loving.
Wearing England football shorts and not much else, he lovingly fed the dog as he knelt down beside him.
Looking good: Larking about with his friend's dog at a Malibu beach
on, and probably sparking envy from a legion of females, he picked the
dog up in his bulging biceps and they went on a little jog together.
It's not sure whose pet Whittle was dog-sitting for, but he was spotted holding hands with a pretty brunette last week.
The pair looked rather close as they stepped out in his current base in Los Angeles, where he is filming for VH1's Single Ladies.
by Queen Latifah, he has bagged a recurring role in the comedy series,
and fully vindicated his decision to carry on with his dream of breaking
America despite hitting some stumbling blocks.
Feeding time: Whittles shows of his abs while giving the pooch a snack
this year, he told Liverpool Echo: 'It's been a couple of months of
frustrations because of visa problems, so I've missed out on playing a
killer in CSI: Miami and a role in NBC's comedy Up All Night. It's very
frustrating because I was in Las Vegas with friends when I got offered
CSI. So when I got a copy of my visa to them it was too late.
I got three of my last four gigs and my agent said if all of his
clients did that, he'd be a rich man. I've got my green card coming
through now and I'd like to apply for American citizenship.'
Whittle had previously dated his Hollyoaks co-star Carley Stenson after meeting
her on set in 2007.
The on-off relationship finally ended after they
gave it one last go last year.
Mystery woman: The former Hollyoaks hunk was spotted last week with a potential new squeeze