Coronation Street's Samia Ghadie, Sylvain Longchambon expecting baby!

Published Friday, Mar 27 2015, 09:27 GMT  |  By  |  Add comment
Coronation Street star Samia Ghadie is pregnant!

The actress – who plays Maria Connor on the ITV soap – revealed via Twitter that she and boyfriend Sylvain Longchambon are expecting their first child together.

She's already mum to daughter Freya.

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Samia Ghadie, Sylvain Longchambon - 12/05/2013

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Samia tweeted: "Me and Sylvain have some very happy news to share… We are having a baby!! Freya can't wait to be a big sister later this year!"

The couple met on Dancing On Ice in 2013, where Samia was a celebrity contestant and Sylvain one of the professional skaters.

Samia's Corrie co-stars of past and present were quick to send their congratulations, including Helen Flanagan who is expecting her first child.

Helen said: "Beautiful news. So happy for you."

Samia replied: "Thank you gorgeous girl. A little playmate for your baby now haha! Hope ur well."

After being inundated with well wishes, thrilled Samia added: "Sylvain and I are overwhelmed by everyone who has sent us their congrats and kind wishes. We've read them all, thank you SO much!!"

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