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John Paul later has a relationship with a priest, Kieron Hobbs. In , Sutton quit the serial and his character received a "sunset ending" with Craig, which was . For a huge number of viewers, Craig is John Paul's only true. Craig is John Paul's only true love and the fact that his relationships with both James the ending mirrors John Paul's previous exit in where he and Craig. Hollyoaks confirms John Paul and Craig reunion his son Matthew - and the couple's happy ending was finally confirmed during Wednesday.
John Paul confesses to Craig that he is in love with him. Craig says that he still wants John Paul as a friend, but only as a friend; John Paul says that he will continue to date Hannah and keep up the charade that he is heterosexual.
He eventually reveals to everyone else that he is gay. At one point, Craig bullies him. Despite apologizing to John Paul for this, John Paul states that their friendship is over. In earlyJohn Paul embarks on a relationship with Spikea DJ whom he met during his sister Jacqui's wedding reception. John Paul and Spike's relationship is the source of much jealousy from Craig, who immediately takes a disliking to Spike and grows furious when John Paul tries to speak about his fears about having sex with Spike.
During his exams in MayCraig has trouble concentrating, as all he can think about is John Paul and Spike. He has been struggling to understand his romantic feelings for John Paul while maintaining a romantic relationship with girlfriend Sarah.
After talking with each other, Craig frustrated and in tears, both reveal their true feelings and sleep together. Afterwards, however, Craig gets out of the bed and shouts homophobic obscenities before storming out. Subsequently, Craig's relationship with Sarah begins to deteriorate, as Craig struggles with his apparent homosexual tendencies.
Unwilling to " come out ", Craig concludes that he is not gaystating instead that he only has romantic feelings for John Paul rather than actually being gay or bisexual. Craig negotiates an uneasy few months with Sarah, a situation further exacerbated by Sarah's modelling career, a source of even more jealousy from Craig. Craig meets up with John Paul under a tree; he insists that he has sorted everything out in his head, he is not gay, and never will be, but this does not mean that he and John Paul cannot have sex from time to time; they can still continue to see each other, and no one will get hurt.
John Paul reminds Craig of his love for him, and tells him that he is sick of being used. An unfazed Craig tells John Paul whether he likes it or not, they both know how it is going to end up: A few weeks later, two of Sarah's friends from the modelling industry meet with her and Craig for a friendly get-together. Craig acts cold to the friends, particularly the male. The four dine at Il Gnosh and bump into John Paul who stays to chat for a short while before leaving, followed by Craig.
Craig then leads John Paul upstairs where they once again sleep together. However, Craig ignores it and goes back to sleep in John Paul's arms, leaving John Paul with a smile on his face. John Paul eventually tells Craig to leave Sarah, and in turn he promises to leave Spike. Craig then arranges a last minute get-away for Sarah, without telling John Paul.
Angry and upset, John Paul writes a letter to Frankie Osborne saying that he has been sleeping with her son and that he is sorry that she had to hear about it from him. Despite no longer being a couple, Spike still offers John Paul something more casual, but he quickly realises he no longer has romantic feelings for Spike despite Craig's betrayal and tells him it is over for good.
When Craig returns from his holiday, and tells John Paul that he still has feelings for him, John Paul snaps back that he has had enough and intends to end it with Craig for good. Despite this, they soon get back together again and the relationship continues in secret. When Spike finds out about John Paul and Craig's secret relationship, he teases and mocks Craig about it.
When Craig confronts him, Sarah overhears and thinks that he is having an affair. In an attempt to convince her that he loves her, Craig proposes marriage to Sarah, asking her to keep their engagement a secret. Throughout their engagement, Craig continues to see John Paul who knows nothing of the engagement and gives him a watch that once belonged to his grandfather. Once John Paul learns of Craig and Sarah's engagement, he becomes convinced that Craig will never leave Sarah for him.
At an impromptu engagement party thrown by Frankie, John Paul and Craig hide upstairs and begin to be intimate. Secretly, John Paul texts Sarah on Craig's phone and tells her to come upstairs. She leaves the party and walks in on the two of them kissing. Completely in shock, Sarah runs downstairs and outs Craig to the party-goers, leaving John Paul to face the wrath of the Dean family and Mike Barnes. He later tries to apologise to Sarah, who demands to know the details of the affair.
After telling her, Sarah says that she can never forgive him. John Paul calls Craig a coward for not accepting his sexuality.
Frankie and Sarah make attempts to reconcile the relationship, but it is no use, as Craig finally announces to his family that he is in love with John Paul. Craig's announcement leads to a show-down style confrontation between the McQueen family and the Dean family where John Paul's sister says the famed words 'My brother is gayer then yours!
Craig tells John Paul he loves him, but denies being gay with the words "it's not about being gay, it's about who you fall in love with"; this takes place before asking John Paul to come with him to Dublinan offer which John Paul accepts.
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As they prepare to leave together, Craig tells his brother Jake that he is not gay, and he only cares for John Paul. John Paul overhears this and expresses concern at Craig's reluctance to come out; this is further exacerbated by Craig not being able to bring himself to kiss or hold John Paul at the airport as they wait for the plane to Dublin.
Although John Paul loves Craig, he realizes that he needs more than to be with a man who cannot not display affection towards him in public. Heartbroken, John Paul returns home, leaving Craig to go to Dublin alone.
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On Christmas dayJohn Paul gets a text message from Craig, wishing him a Merry Christmas, asking him to visit Dublin sometime and that he misses him. It is not shown if he texts back. John Paul moves on with Kieron Hobbs. However, on September 2,Craig returns. John Paul mistakenly believes that Kieron has taken his own life. Consumed with guilt, John Paul rejects Craig. However, they later agree to stay friends. Craig later slips a one-way ticket to Dublin into John Paul's pocket.
On 19 SeptemberJohn Paul realises that he cannot be without Craig. He rushes to the train station, arriving in time to see a train leaving. John Paul reminded Craig of his love for him, and told him that he was sick of being used.
An unfazed Craig told John Paul whether he liked it or not, they both knew how it was going to end up: A few weeks later, two of Sarah's friends from the modeling industry met with her and Craig for a friendly get-together.
Craig acted cold to the friends, particularly the male. The four dined at Il Nosh and bumped into John Paul who stayed to chat for a short while before leaving, followed by Craig. Craig then lead John Paul upstairs where they once again slept together. However, Craig ignored it and went back to sleep in John Paul's arms, leaving John Paul with a smile on his face.
Craig then arranged a last minute get-away for Sarah, without telling John Paul. Angry and upset, John Paul wrote a letter to Frankie Osborne saying that he had been sleeping with her son and that he was sorry that she had to hear about it from him. Despite no longer being a couple, Spike still offered John Paul something more causal, but he quickly realized he no longer had romantic feelings for Spike despite Craig's betrayal and told him it was over for good.
When Craig returned from his holiday, and told John Paul that he still had feelings for him, John Paul snapped back that he had had enough and intended to end it with Craig for good. Despite this, they soon got back together again and the relationship continued in secret. When Spike found out about John Paul and Craig's secret relationship, he teased and mocked Craig about it. When Craig confronted him, Sarah overheard and thought that he was having an affair.
In an attempt to convince her that he loved her, Craig proposed marriage to Sarah, asking her to keep their engagement a secret. Throughout their engagement, Craig continued to see John Paul who knew nothing of the engagement and gave him a watch that once belonged to his grandfather.
At an impromptu engagement party thrown by Frankie, John Paul and Craig hid upstairs and began to be intimate. Secretly, John Paul texted Sarah on Craig's phone and told her to come upstairs.
She left the party and walked in on the two of them kissing. Completely in shock, Sarah ran downstairs and outed Craig to the party-goers, leaving John Paul to face the wrath of the Dean family and Mike Barnes.
He later tried to apologize to Sarah, who demanded to know the details of the affair. After telling her, Sarah said that she could never forgive him. John Paul called Craig a coward for not accepting his sexuality. Frankie and Sarah made attempts to reconcile the relationship, but it was no use, as Craig finally announced to his family that he was in love with John Paul.
Craig's announcement lead to a show-down style confrontation between the McQueen family and the Dean family, from which John Paul and Craig ran away and discussed their feelings for each other. Craig told John Paul he loved him, but denied being gay with the words that "it's not about being gay, its about who you fall in love with"; this took place before asking John Paul to come with him to Dublin, an offer which John Paul accepted.
As they prepared to leave together, Craig told his brother Jake that he was not gay, and he only cared for John Paul. John Paul overheard this and expressed concern at Craig's reluctance to come out; this was further exacerbated by Craig not being able to bring himself to kiss or hold John Paul at the airport as they waited for the plane to Dublin. Although John Paul loved Craig, he realized that he needed more than to be with a man who could not display affection towards him in public.
Heartbroken, John Paul returned home, leaving Craig to go to Dublin alone. On Christmas dayJohn Paul got a text message from Craig, wishing him a Merry Christmas, asking him to visit Dublin sometime and that he missed him.
We don't see if he texts back. John Paul moved on with Kieron Hobbs. However, on September 2Craig returns. John Paul mistakenly believed that Kieron had taken his own life. Consumed with guilt, John Paul totally rejected Craig. However, they later agreed to stay mates. Craig later slipped a one way ticket to Dublin into John Paul's pocket. On the 19th of SeptemberJohn Paul realized that he still loved Craig.
He rushed to the train station, arriving in time to see a train leaving. He was devastated, until he looked over onto the other platform, where Craig was standing.
John Paul ran round to him, and ranted at Craig. However, after he said that he loved Craig, Craig kissed him in front of everyone on the platform, proving that he didn't care what people thought. They were later seen on the train, where Craig told him that when they get to Dublin, he is to tell everyone that he is Craig's cousin Steve. John Paul looked shocked, but Craig laughingly revealed that he was joking. They were last seen cuddling on the train.
Craig invites JP to lunch. Craig and JP have football team tryouts at school. Sarah and Craig make out, even scarier. JP wrestles Ste Hay to the ground. Craig eventually asks Sarah out. They kiss and "become" a couple. When they get back to the village, JP turns up. Hannah tries again to entice JP to be more than her friend. Everyone has a really good time, and Hannah and JP eventually have their first kiss. JP and Hannah end up separated from the second planned double date.
They start an awkward first kind of relationship in JP's room. JP and Hannah get closer. Sonny picks a fight with Craig. Craig is saved by JP. JP and Hannah end up in her room. They go shopping then back to Hannah's room. They talk about having sex the night before. JP and Tina McQueen have a heart to heart. He almost tells her something He splits up with her. JP tells his family he has split up with Hannah.
The tense atmosphere spirals into Craig hitting JP, when he sees him dancing with Sarah. Craig and Sarah try to coax Hannah out of her depression about being dumped. JP apologies to Craig and Sarah in front of Hannah. She is furious to find out JP supposedly likes Sarah. Hannah doesn't react too well. Hannah tells Craig that Sarah is a manipulator, causing Craig to doubt Sarah. JP and Sarah make up as friends. Craig and Sarah split up. Russ Owen tries to offer some girl advice. They plot ways to get Hannah and Sarah back.
JP gets a headache and leaves the common room. Sonny and Justin confront Craig in the loo. Craig gets seriously drunk and picks a fight with Sonny and Justin.
JP saves Craig from Sonny and Justin. He runs off when Craig compares him to a brother. The story of last night gets more and more exaggerated by Craig. JP is the hero. JP kisses with his eyes open. Hannah falls into the pond outside the Dog. Back at hers, she wants to get warm in bed. Craig cancels the football camp in the summer holidays. JP flips at Hannah when he finds out she has been talking about their sex life. JP arrives and says sorry, they make up.
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JP eventually comes clean to Craig about his feelings for him. Eventually JP gets Craig alone in an art classroom and they talk. JP believes he can switch his feelings off, and wants things to return to normal. By the end of the episode things are exactly as they were several days ago. Craig finds out Sonny and Justin have stolen Charlie Dean.
JP goes to Craig's to find out if he is OK. Craig and JP go upstairs to Craig's room to change into their tuxes. Stripping in front of one another makes things go very chilly. Frankie growls at the boys in their suits and insists on photos. JP finally makes an excuse and leaves. JP and Craig end up alone in a disused gym. Drunk, they get closer. Craig kisses JP and Hannah sees.
Hannah is the first person JP tells about him being gay. Suzanne Ashworth tells Myra about JP. Myra orders everyone away, she wants to talk to JP alone. JP slowly reveals the truth to her. JP comes out to his mum. Jacqui McQueen arrives home. JP comes downstairs and has a touching scene with Myra.
He decides to go back to school and face everyone. Craig wants JP to lie about the kiss. JP faces anti-gay attitudes from Sonny and other classmates. He stands up for himself. During a football game Craig attacks JP. Sonny and Craig are suddenly best of friends, Sonny pleased that Craig beat up a "gay".
Hannah and JP make progress in making up. JP tells Craig their friendship is over. JP, Carmel and Jacqui all have a late night chat around the kitchen table. Carmel goes over the top with rainbow-style sister love. JP and Russ make plans to go gay clubbing. JP isn't overly keen, open-minded Russ loves it.
Mercedes causes a scene over her fiance being at a gay club with her brother. They bicker, then make up. Jacqui is upset and JP wants to know why. He is pushed into helping them prepare for the immigration official. He struts it up the school corridors. He and Hannah make first contact. Hannah seems to think she can "convert" him back. Hannah seems pleased when she finds out JP is still single. McQueen girls dress as cartoon heroes.
JP is sulky about the wedding going ahead the next day. Jacqui and Aleksander get married. JP meets Spike and they talk about music, as both are DJs. JP buys Spike a drink and they arrange to meet up in the future.
Myra confesses to Father Raymond that JP isn't turning out as she'd expected. Both JP and Spike come out to one another. The boys have a spark. JP and Spike go for a bite to eat. Hannah plots to ruin it. Hannah's plan works, Spike leaves. Craig defends JP from Sonny.
Spike and JP end up kissing.