Art will soon be imitating life in Home and Away as a saucy new storyline mirrors a genuine controversy that recently hit the soap.

The Sun reports that viewers will soon see character Nicole Franklin (Tessa James) getting intimate with Trey Palmer (Luke Bracey), unaware that the camera she’s been using to make a short film is still running – and one of them will eventually air the film at the town’s film festival after things go wrong for the pair.

The plot comes just weeks after Lincoln Lewis (pictured), who plays Geoff Campbell, was caught up in a similar scandal when he admitted making a steamy recording of his own.

But bosses on the hit Australian soap have said they won’t be dropping the storyline.

A spokeswoman said: “Like all successful dramas, Home and Away tackles many issues, and this is one of them.”

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