Coronation Street's Samia Ghadie thanks fans following engagement news

Published Tuesday, May 26 2015, 15:55 BST  |  By  |  Add comment
Coronation Street star Samia Ghadie has thanked fans for their messages of congratulations following her engagement news.

Yesterday, Sami announced she and boyfriend Sylvain Longchambon are now engaged after the Dancing On Ice professional popped the question.

Not surprisingly, the star was inundated with well wishes and thanking everyone for their kind words, Samia has taken to Twitter to tell fans it is much appreciated.

Samia Ghadie and fiancé Sylvain Longchambon, May 19 2015

© Twitter / @nnyphotography

She tweeted: "Thanks so much to everyone who has sent @slongchambon and I lovely messages of congrats, it's much appreciated! Ur a lovely lot!"

Samia first revealed the exciting news she and Sylvain are set to wed via social media, posting a photo of her new engagement ring sitting pretty on her wedding finger to Instagram.

Along with her snap, she said: "So @slongchambon and I have some more happy news to share!... #soexcited xxx."

On seeing her post her husband-to-be was quick to comment. Complimenting his fiancée's immaculate nails, he joked: "@realsamia great manicure baby #shesaidOUI."

Many of Samia's celebrity pals made sure to congratulate the couple after hearing their news, including Catherine Tyldesley who gushed: "Amazing news you fabulous couple!"

Former Loose Women star Denise Welch joked: "So happy for my friends and neighbours @realsamia @slongchambon. If only they were goodlooking, they'd have everything!!! xx."

Samia and Sylvain first began dating after being paired together on Dancing On Ice back in 2013. The couple are also expecting their first child together too. The 32-year-old actress revealed she was pregnant again earlier this year.

Samia is already mum to daughter Freya from a previous relationship.

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