Jennie McAlpine has welcomed her second child into the world, a baby girl named Hilda, with her husband Chris Farr.
The thrilled Coronation Street star has shared the gorgeous news with her fans on Twitter.
Jennie – who already has three-year-old son Albert – wrote: “Our newest addition arrived yesterday.
“Mummy and Daddy very happy. Big brother very proud of his little sister Hilda. We’re all in love (sic)”
Our newest addition arrived yesterday. Mummy and Daddy very happy. Big brother very proud of his little sister Hilda. We’re all in love ❤️
— Jennie McAlpine (@jenniemcalpine) 30 October 2018
And a few famous faces have already taken to the comments to congratulate her on the happy news.
Jane Danson – who stars alongside Jennie as Leanne Battersby in the ITV soap – wrote: “Congratulations to you all. Sending lots of love (sic)”
Andy Moss – who has appeared in two episodes of Corrie, but is mostly known for playing Rhys Ashworth in Hollyoaks and Paul Cuthbert in Doctors – added: “Super cute !!!! Congrats you guys (sic)”
Meanwhile, it was recently revealed the soap’s production team had to reverse a car on the cobbles set in order to disguise Jennie’s burgeoning baby bump.
Jennie said: “We started [covering the bump] with a mug, and then a handbag. I kid you not, last week they hid it with a Ford Fiesta.
“They said, ‘Can we just move that car back a bit?’ I said, ‘Is this for my bump?’ They said, ‘Yeah, we can see it a bit, but it’s going to help.'”
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The actress also teased that Maureen Lipman’s character Evelyn Plummer will be heavily involved with Fiz’s exit storyline as she heads off for maternity leave, but she expects to return to Weatherfield after giving birth to her second child, because she is yet to find out that Fiz is getting bumped off.
She added: “So far, I haven’t read any scripts where I die.”
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