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Prince McQueen is the son of Goldie McQueen and Shane Sweeney, the twin brother of Hunter McQueen, widow of Lily McQueen and fiancé of Olivia Bradshaw. He first appeared on 17th November 2016 before leaving on 9th August 2019 and returning on 8th September 2021.
2016-2019: Early Storylines
Prince arrives in Hollyoaks with his brother, Hunter, breaking into the McQueen House. John Paul arrives and mistakes them for burglars and begins to attack Hunter, before being told to stop by Goldie and Hunter.
In May 2017, Prince attracts the attention of newcomer Yasmine. In order to impress sixth former Peri, she lies and says she slept with Prince. Lily overhears and is furious. Prince is then involved in a car accident on his 16th birthday. Lily confronts Yasmine about her lie and when Yasmine’s heart begins to give out, Tom panics. Without a phone signal, Prince takes action and drives Yasmine, Tom, Lily, and Alfie back to the village. Speeding to save his friend, the car collides with Joel’s motorbike sending the teens into a log pile, Joel skidding across the road, and Cleo into the bushes. At first, Prince seems to have escaped the crash without any damage. When his father forces him to help steal cameras from the school again, he collapses and Shane abandons him. It's revealed that Prince has a sub-dermal hematoma and he receives immediate surgery. While in recovery, Prince is expelled from school for nearly killing his cousin Cleo and others in the crash. He uses the opportunity to leave home with Shane, abandoning Goldie and Hunter. Now he's back together with Yasmine but he likes Lily though. Prince feels that he is so committed to Lily that he proposes. Before he gets an answer from Lily, he notices blood running down her arm and finds out she's still self-harming. Prince runs off. Peri then notices that Prince has been in a mood and attempts to cheer him up, ending with Peri and Prince sleeping together, which leads to Peri thinking she's pregnant, and when she goes to the doctors she realises she isn't but continues to lie to Prince so he stays her boyfriend and let's her live with him and so he won't go back with one of her ex pals, Lily.
Prince returns to Hollyoaks in September 2021 where its soon revealed his engaged to newcomer, Olivia Bradshaw whom gets off on the wrong foot with Prince's mother, Goldie. Celeste Faroe takes a liking to Prince and asks him to DJ at a BBQ for her mother Martine Deveraux to which at first he declines but very soon after accepts, during the event Prince DJs along with the famous DJ, DJ Target. Where its soon revealed that Prince and Oilvia plan to move too New Zealand.
- Romeo Nightingale, 30th April 2019 - After blaming Romeo for Lily's death, Prince pinches Liam Donovan's gun and tracks Romeo down ready to shoot him however Romeo managed to talk Prince down and the two later became good friends.
- It was announced in June 2019 that Prince would be leaving the series in summer 2019. His final scenes aired on 9th August 2019.
- It was announced in June 2021 that Prince will be returning in autumn 2021, with his return airing on 6th September 2021.