The EastEnders star definitely has a way with words…

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Danny Dyer has never been one to mince his words and his latest comment about his children has certainly divided fans.

The EastEnders actor took to Instagram to share a seriously adorable selfie with daughter Sunnie, 10, and three-year-old son Art – but captioned it: ‘Friday night in with my lovable little tw*ts. It’s what life is all about.’

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Despite clocking up more than 27,000 likes, Danny’s comment didn’t go down well with everyone. One fan responded: ‘I really don’t think that anyone should call their kids tw*ts.’

Friday night with my lovable little twats. It’s what life is all about.

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Another said: ‘You literally can’t call them tw*ts.’ While a third added: ‘Tw*ts? Nice.’

But many fans were quick to jump to Danny’s defence. ‘Call my kids tw*ts all the time,’ wrote one. ‘What’s the biggie?’ Another responded: ‘About time we as parents stopped pretending they’re all total angels. I call mine little ar*eholes so you are nicer than me.’

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It seems to be Danny’s unconventional nickname for his kids, as he recently shared a another photo with his youngest daughter and wrote: ‘@sunniedyer123 is usually a tw*t before bed but she’s behaving tonight. Nut down for the pair of us #schoolnight.’

Previously Danny confessed to being over-the-moon when Art arrived – because he was struggling with the trials that come with having girls.

He said: ‘I couldn’t wait to have a boy because as much as I love my girls with all my heart, I was sick of trying to put a bikini on a Barbie. Honestly, it’s graft mate.’