Corrie's Jennie McAlpine beams on red carpet after pregnancy news

Published Tuesday, May 27 2014, 15:30 BST  |  By  |  Add comment
Coronation Street street star Jennie McAlpine looked radiant at the British Soap Awards over the weekend, shortly after announcing her pregnancy.

The actress, who plays Fiz in the ITV soap, wore a little yellow dress to the glitzy evening held at the Hackney Empire in London on Saturday, 24 May.

Jennie was all smiles as she posed for photographers on the red carpet – and no wonder why!

Jennie McAlpine and partner Chris at the British Soap Awards 2014 three days after Jennie announced her pregnancy, 24 May 2014

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Just three days earlier she'd announced that she and long-time partner Chris are expecting their first child together.

In a tweet to fans on 21 May, she said: "We have some news to share. Chris and I are expecting an addition to our family. Very happy x."

She hasn't revealed any further information.

Among those who congratulated her were co-stars Jack P Shepherd and Michelle Keegan. The latter said: "Arghhhhhhhhhhhhhh JEN!!!!!! SO SO excited for u!! Congratulations! Amazing news!!!!!! x."

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