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Saturday 24th August 2019

Footballers' Wives and Hollyoaks star Susie Amy announces pregnancy

She shared a beautiful picture of her blossoming baby bump

Former Footballers' Wives and Hollyoaks star Susie Amy is pregnant!

The actress has taken to her Instagram account to show off a picture of her baby bump, and revealed she is due to give birth in January.

She wrote: "For the first time - maybe in my life - I can't wait for January!! (sic)"

Susie's Hollyoaks co-star Gary Lucy couldn't resist a little quip about fathering her baby.

Read more: EastEnders' James Bye and wife Victoria expecting third child

For the first time - maybe in my life - I can't wait for January!

The pair play former couple Luke and Scarlett Morgan on the Channel 4 soap, and they portrayed on-screen lovers, Kyle Pascoe and Chardonnay Lane-Pascoe, in former drama series Footballers' Wives in the early Noughties.

He wrote: "[Bleep]! Did we ? No ? [Bleep] ?!!! (sic)"

Susie with Hollyoaks co-star Gary Lucy on the soaps set (Credit: Lime Pictures)

The 37-year-old actress was inundated with messages of congratulations from several of her famous pals, following her announcement.

TV presenter Jenni Falconer wrote: "Congratulations!!! You look gorgeous. X (sic)"

Former EastEnders actress Lucy Benjamin messaged her: "I didn't know. Fab news and you look amazing xxx (sic)"

Susie is due in January (Credit: SplashNews.com)

Other well-wishes came in from the likes of Hollyoaks' Chelsee Healey, TV presenter Kirsty Gallacher, former Celebrity Big Brother star Nicola McLean and Big Brother's Josie Gibson.

Susie appeared on Matthew Wright's talkRADIO show on Monday and afterwards he took to Twitter to praise her for looking "blossoming, blooming and beautiful".

He tweeted: "Damn good seeing @SusieAmy today:  blossoming, blooming, beautiful. Wishing u all the best with your pregnancy. Not long to go now !! (sic)"

Matthew's about to become a first-time parent himself, after announcing in September his wife Amelia is pregnant.

Susie replied to his tweet by saying: "Thank you so much @Matthew_Wright ! And I couldn’t be more excited for you and @mrsameliawright the most wonderful news x."

Read more: Footballers' Wives stars Gary Lucy and Susie Amy reunite after 15 years

Earlier this year, Susie admitted she "adored" working with Gary again when her alter-ego Scarlett returned to the village.

She said: "I adore him - we've got amazing memories of working together in the past - and it's such a joy to get to work together again, with a totally different character dynamic this time.

"He hasn't changed a bit!"

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