The actress is feeling broody

Lucy-Jo Hudson has revealed she is ready to start a family.

The Wild At Heart star, 29 – who is married to Coronation Street’s Alan Halsall, 30 – admits becoming an aunty has encouraged her to start trying for a baby.

‘My sister had a little girl three months ago and I’m so broody now,’ she says.

‘I’m just trying to brush it under the carpet a little, saying to myself: “No forget it, it’s fine, you’re working!” But if it happens, it happens.’

Lucy-Jo is sure she and partner Alan Halsall will make a great parenting team.

Alan would be a brilliant dad,’ she says.

Although sometimes, when I see him on screen holding Tyrone’s baby, I’ll say: ‘What are you doing? You’re not holding her right!”‘

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