Kym Marsh has revealed her sadness at Coronation Street co-star Alan Halsall’s separation from wife Lucy-Jo Hudson.
Alan, who plays Tyrone Dobbs in Corrie, and his former co-star Lucy-Jo are divorcing after nine years of marriage.
Writing in her weekly OK! magazine column, Kym, 41, said she’d known about the break up for a while, adding it was naturally a “difficult time” for the pair.
She said: “Alan and Lucy-Jo are wonderful people and they’re brilliant parents to their daughter Sienna. It’s always sad when couples split, but I’m sure it’s all amicable and they’ve made the best decision for them.”
Kym, who plays Michelle Connor in Corrie, has just gone through a separation herself, recently splitting from boyfriend of three years Matt Baker.
Alan and Lucy-Jo, who are parents to four-year-old daughter Sienna, confirmed their break-up last week.
A statement released on Lucy-Jo’s behalf said: “I can confirm that Al and I are divorcing. We remain friends and devoted mummy and daddy to our daughter Sienna.
“We would appreciate privacy so that we can focus on Sienna’s continued happiness.”
The couple met when Lucy-Jo, 35, played Katy Harris on Corrie between 2002-2005.
She went on to star in Wild At Heart and Doctors.
Alan, 35, and Lucy-Jo married in June 2009 in Barthomley, Chester, surrounded by many of their Corrie co-stars.
Just last year, Lucy-Jo paid tribute to her husband on their wedding anniversary, tweeting: “Happy Anniversary Baby, 8 years today I married my best mate @alanhalsall. I love you.”
The couple briefly split in 2016 before rekindling their relationship.
At the time, Lucy-Jo told Loose Women: “Al and I did keep talking through our four months apart and recently we started spending time trying to work things through together.
“We both want to save our marriage.”
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