Kym Marsh is to wed Dan Hooper after only seven months of dating – wonder what Stephanie Waring thinks…

Actress Kym Marsh is engaged to her boyfriend of seven months, Dan Hooper, 31.

Personal trainer Dan apparently proposed to the Coronation Street star on Friday evening during a romantic night in Manchester.

She Tweeted: ‘Has the most amazing night last night with ‪@Dan_hoops‬ ‪#luckygirl‬ [sic].

‘Can’t believe I’m out and about at this time!!!! Surely I should be in bed!!!! Ah well worth it! I’m being whisked away by my boy! ‪#excited.‬’

On Sunday she confirmed plans to walk down the aisle again.

‘Thank you so much for all your lovely messages. Yes, the news is true and I just can’t tell you how happy we both are!’ she wrote on Twitter.

Whilst a massive congratulations is certainly in order, the attractive couple DID only start dating earlier this year, which prompted the question across social media; is it too soon for Kym to marry again?

The 38-year-old has already been married twice; in 2002 she tied the knot to EastEnders actor Jack Ryder, and in 2012 she married HollyoaksJamie Lomas.

Could her latest engagement be a case of third time lucky?

‏@Alabama_Lola wrote: ‘Kym Marsh needs to stop getting married again. ‪#GetMeFams‬’

@BertieReilly shared: ‘Gutted Kym marsh is getting married aswell.’

@aaronhagandazs posted: ‘@msm4rsh‬ will be one of those women who will be married about 5/6 times…’

Despite the couple publicly declaring their love for one another – Kym previously said she’s ‘never been happier’ and Dan admitted earlier this year that Kym‘s ‘amazing inside and out’ – we’re wondering why there’s such a rush to make it down the aisle.

When the pair first began dating, Dan had only recently split from Hollyoaks‘ actress, Stephanie Waring, who also happened to be one of Kym‘s mates. Awkward.

A massive feud ensued but luckily Stephanie doesn’t seem to have taken the news too badly. The day after Kym and Dan’s engagement made headlines, the 36-year-old posted a loved-up snap of herself with boyfriend Riad Erraji. Phew!

Another reason why Kym might want to lightly pull the reigns on her whirlwind romance with Dan; both have children from previous relationships. Kym has David, 18, and Emily,15, with ex-boyfriend David Cunliffe, and four-year-old Polly from her marriage to Jamie Lomas.

Dan on the other hand has four-year-old daughter Lexi with Stephanie. With so many kids in the equation, would it not be sensible to take things a little slower and perhaps wait a few more months before saying, ‘I do’?

Controversial ex-Apprentice star Katie Hopkins Tweeted the words ‘Do we give it a year?’ upon hearing the news.

Despite this, a friend of Kym‘s has actually revealed that this relationship is ‘for keeps’.

‘Even though they haven’t been together for long, they both know it’s completely right. Obviously there are a lot of complications because of their ex-partners, but they feel if they’re together they can overcome anything,’ the pal told The Sun newspaper.

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Lucy Gornall