The actress shares celebrations on Twitter

Jennifer Metcalfe certainly enjoyed celebrating Hollyoaks‘ success at the British Soap Awards last night.

The actress, who plays Mercedes McQueen in the soap, treated herself to a decadent dinner and glass of wine after the Channel 4 show won the Best Soap gong for the first time ever.

I don’t do selfiesbur 2nt we won a sh*t hot award so I did 1,’ Jen, 30, posted on Twitter with a cheeky photo.

Well chuffed with myself. And my steak. And my Malbec’

Jen wears a casual jersey in the shot and holds a drink in hand as she poses with her bare leg wrapped around her plate.

The pretty star might have lost out on the Sexiest Female prize to Coronation Street‘s Michelle Keegan but fans thought she was looking very hot.

you’re beautiful ,’ one wrote.

Looking lovely! xx #IfCarlsbergDidSelfies,’ another added.

But one follower was a bit confused by the candid snap, asking: what’s your leg doing?!’

danglin b the looks of it ,’ Jen cheekily replied.

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Anna Francis