Jennie is expecting her first child

Michelle Keegan was ecstatic to hear about her former Coronation Street co-star Jennie McAlpine‘s pregnancy yesterday.

The actress, 26, sent a Jennie a sweet Twitter message after the 30-year-old revealed to her Twitter followers that she and her partner Chris Farr are to become parents.

‘We have some news to share. Chris and I are expecting an addition to our family. Very happy x,’ Tweeted Jennie.

Michelle replied: ‘arghhhhhhhhhhhhhh JEN!!!!!! SO SO excited for u!! Congratulations! Amazing news!!!!!! xxx.’

Jennie – who plays café co-owner Fiz Stape on the cobbles – has been dating restaurant manager Chris since 2005.

Fans are now hoping that Michelle and her ex-TOWIE fiancé Mark 
Wright, 27, may be the next ones with some exciting baby news to announce.

‘Mark Wright and Michelle Keegan’s baby’s are gonna be unreal🙈,’ Tweeted one.

Another wrote: ‘Imagine Michelle Keegan and Mark Wrights kids.’

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