He said, “I really don’t see the shame in manual labour. Everyone is patting me on the back!”
He went on to add that he was “bemused and annoyed” as to why he was ridiculed in the press for doing such a regular job, “I don’t know any actors who work consistently without other work. There’s a lucky few, but not many, I had a good ten-year run!”
Edwards was also in the last series of Dancing On Ice as well as being in a previous Celebrity Big Brother.
He was previously engaged to S Club starlet Rachel Stevens however both are now married to other people.