Kym Marsh reveals new addition to her family next year

This will certainly make for a lively household

Coronation Street actress Kym Marsh, has some big plans for next year.

She has revealed that there will be a new addition to the family, after conceding to her daugher’s requests.

No, Kym isn’t looking to have another child but has decided to add a four-legged friend to the household.

Talking to OK! magazine, Kym revealed: “You may remember that I was in two minds about whether to get Emilie a puppy for Christmas.

“I can tell you now that I’ve given in.

“We’ve already been to pick one and she chose a little Chihuahua, which she’s called Lola.

“She’s not quite ready to come home yet, so we’ll be picking her up in the New Year.”

While it looks like a lively start to 2017 for Kym, she also revealed the moment that she thought she’d almost died.

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She was speaking about the Christmas present that she was given by her Corrie co-star Simon Gregson, who plays her screen husband Steve McDonald.

It was some present as Kym admitted that it gave her the “fright of her life”.

Kym continued: “During my last day of filming before the Christmas break, I got the fright of my life.

“I walked into my dressing room, which was pitch black because the lights were off, and I saw a figure standing in the corner.

“I jumped out of my skin when I saw it, but when I turned on the light I realised it was a cardboard cut-out of Simon Gregson!

“Every year we buy each other a Christmas present and this year he decided I should get a cardboard cut-out of him.

“The idea stemmed from the fact I once admitted that I had posters of Simon on my bedroom wall when I was younger.”

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Kym might have the last laugh though, as she is considering setting up a Twitter account for the cardboard cut-out and post pictures of Simon’s cardboard replica “doing funny things”.

Better not let the new chihuahua near the cut-out, just in case it takes a fancy to nibbling at a leg or two!

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