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Saturday 29th February 2020

Coronation Street actress Samia Longchambon rocks matching hair with nine-year-old daughter Freya

It brought back her childhood

Samia Longchambon, best known as Coronation Street's Maria Connor, has delighted fans with a photo of herself and daughter Freya sporting matching hair styles.

The actress, 37, posted a snap to Instagram that shows the two of them smiling for the camera with braids in their hair.

Samia wrote in the caption: "We got hair braids... shout out to Naynay from Africa who did the honours... #summerfun #meandmygirl #ifeel12again."

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Fans rushed to the comments, with one writing, "Aw amazing photo! You are both lovely" and another telling her, "They look lovely, fab pic of you both".

Someone else commented, "Both so beautiful" while a fourth said, "Love this. Too cool for school, Sam" and another wrote, "Gorgeous girls" alongside a kiss emoji.

We got hair braids...

Samia shares Freya with her ex Matthew Smith and has one other child - three-year-old Yves with husband Sylvain Longchambon.

Last week, she shared a sweet picture to celebrate three years of marriage with the French ice dancer.

The star, who plays Weatherfield's Maria Connor, posted the picture to her Instagram page and captioned it: "Three years in... #happyanniversary my [love-heart emoji] @slongchambon...

"Let's pretend that we are still sat here (in on of my fav places on Earth) celebrating with champagne, eating your Aunt's strawberry tart! #love #marriage #happydays #family."

Samia and Sylvain fell in love after being partnered together on the 2013 series of Dancing On Ice.

The pair got engaged in 2015 and were married the following year in 2016. Their son, Yves, was born in 2015.

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Earlier this month, Samia delighted Corrie fans by posting about her son's first proper trip to the cobbles.

She took to Instagram to post cute pictures of herself at the iconic set with the toddler, with one showing the two of them smiling for a snap in front of the entrance to the Rovers Return.

In another, Yves could be seen taking a stroll along the famous street as he had a mooch around the set, which is located near Manchester.

Samia captioned the post: "Gave Yves a little tour of the cobbles today, he was curious to see mummy's work.. it got the thumbs up so all good! @coronationstreet #dayoff #weekend #myboy."

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