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Sunday 15th December 2019

Corrie's Alison King 'engaged' to long-term partner

Wedding bells for Alison?

Coronation Street stalwart Alison King is reportedly engaged to her long-term partner.

The actress, who has been playing soap fave Carla Connor on and off since 2006, apparently said yes to her mystery man last month.

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Carla Conor is one of Corrie's most beloved characters. (Credit: ITV)

According to The Sun, her Corrie co-stars are thrilled with the good news.

"Ali is so popular with everyone on the cobbles. They think it’s wonderful," a source told the paper.

"The engagement is a lovely surprise. Ali is over the moon."

Her new man remains unnamed as Alison appears to be deliberately keeping her personal life firmly under wraps.

She is very excited about what the future holds.

Alison is reportedly "over the moon" (Credit: Shutterstock)

"Ali has ­obviously endured heartache in the past. But she is hoping those days are now firmly behind her," the source added. "She is very excited about what the future holds."

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She previously dated Coronation Street sound technician Adam Huckett betweeen 2007-2012.

Carla's most recent storyline involves her suffering a psychotic break. (Credit: ITV)

They have a 10-year-old daughter, Daisy May Huckett, together.

Alison soap persona, Carla, of course is no stranger to heartache.

The larger than life character has been married four times, struggled with alcoholism and most recently suffered a psychotic break.

*EntertainmentDaily has reached out to Alison King's representatives for comment.

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