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Monday 17th June 2019

Coronation Street star Chris Quinten's 21-year-old fiancée rushed to hospital

The 61-year-old actor proposed on her birthday

The 21-year-old fiancée of former Coronation Street star Chris Quinten was taken to hospital during their luxury getaway to celebrate their engagement.

Robyn Delabarre, who works with Chris at Secrets bar in London, posted an update to her Facebook page that she had been admitted to hospital in Mykonos and hooked up to a drip, costing them £500.

Robyn had a relaxing day by the hot tub (Credit: Facebook/Robyn AnnaMarie Delebarre)

Alongside a video of a hot tub, Robyn wrote: "Nice relaxing day with our hot tub and view after a horrible trip to A&E last night and me ending up on a drip that cost £500.

"Never a dull moment luckily he held my hand and cuddled up in the hospital bed with me always looking after me."

She later replied to a friend's comment that she was "all okay now" and had just had "really bad sunstroke".

Robyn is on the mend after her hospital trip (Credit: Facebook/Robyn AnnaMarie Delebarre)

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He held my hand and cuddled up in the hospital bed with me always looking after me.

Chris who played Coronation Street's Brian Tilsley, proposed to Robyn at her 21st birthday party.

The actor, who now manages Secrets, a strip club in London, got down on one knee in video footage shared by the bride-to-be on Facebook, and popped the question.

Chris, 61, is 40 years Robyn's senior.

They are said to have kept their relationship quiet for seven months because of their jobs.

On her Facebook page, Robyn shared pictures from their holiday alongside a gushing post about her husband-to-be.

She wrote: "My husband to be! It's been a CRAZY 7 months a secret we had to keep because of our jobs but you have made me the happiest girl alive your amazing to me I'm so lucky to have you in my life I'm so glad your mine I love you and I couldn't care less what Anyone has to say I love you will all my heart thankyou for doing everything you do For me Chris❤️ [sic]."

Chris played Gail Rodwell's first husband from 1978 to 1989 before being dramatically killed off.

Chris played Gail's first husband Brian Tilsley (Credit: ITV/YouTube)

Chris had originally asked to be made a part-time character so he could move to the USA to marry his then-fiancée Leeza Gibbons, who was an American talk show host.

But the casting office refused his request and Brian was stabbed to death in February 1989 outside a nightclub.

Brian's death was brutal and tragic (Credit: ITV/YouTube)

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He moved to the US and managed to land a bit-part in Robocop 2.

Chris and Leeza married and had a daughter, but divorced in 1991.

He has since had roles in ITV sitcom Surgical Spirit, BBC soap Doctors and lots of pantomime gigs.

It was reported in 2016 that he was working at Stringfellows in London, before moving onto Secrets last year.

In 2006 he was cleared of a rape charge.

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