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Wednesday 23rd October 2019

Former Strictly star Ali Bastian expecting first baby

They got married in March this year

Former Strictly Come Dancing star Ali Bastian has announced she's pregnant.

The ex-Hollyoaks actress is expecting her first baby with husband David O'Mahony following their wedding in March.

Sharing the news with Hello! magazine, the couple gushed over expecting.

The moment I found out, I was so excited I could hardly speak.
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Lovely event today at the @billiondollarsmile launch. Thank you for a gorgeous afternoon. Fun outing with my hubby @davidcomahony ❤️

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Ali told the publication: "We feel incredibly lucky. The moment I found out, I was so excited I could hardly speak."

Fellow actor David added: "It has been brilliant. We've always wanted children. It's amazing what Ali and Ali's body are doing. It's incredible."

However, Ali said she's been suffering from morning sickness.

She said: "I can't even make a cup of tea or coffee for anyone as that makes me feel sick. And I couldn't go near a fridge or dishwasher. I can only go near a fridge now if I hold my breath."

Read the full interview in this week's Hello! magazine, out on Monday 7 October

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The couple tied the knot in March this year after getting engaged in in April last year.

They got married in front of family and friends in a "magical" ceremony at Old Marylebone Town Hall in London.

Speaking to OK! Magazine at the time, Ali said: "The whole day just felt magical. It was everything I dreamed of and more. It really was the happiest day of my life."

David added: "Ali took my breath away. She looked absolutely stunning, so incredibly gorgeous. I felt so proud - proud of how beautiful she looked, and proud that she was on time!"

He added that he felt "very grateful" towards his new wife Ali.

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He added: "I'm very grateful to Ali for being my perfect partner. So the last person I thanked was Ali - I'm so proud, grateful and in love with her, it was very emotional to declare that in front of a room full of people."

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