Michelle Keegan confirms engagement

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 23 June 2011
Michelle Keegan

Michelle Keegan

Michelle Keegan has confirmed her engagement, saying she ''can't wait'' to spend the rest of her life with new fiance, The Wanted singer Max George

Michelle Keegan has confirmed her engagement, saying she "can't wait" to spend the rest of her life with fiance Max George.

The 'Coronation Street' actress - who dated The Wanted hunk for seven months before he popped the question with a £10,000 sparkler earlier this month - explained she is still stunned by the shock proposal, as she "really didn't see it coming".

She said: "Bleedin' heck! I can't believe I'm engaged to Max! It's dead exciting because I really didn't see it coming and I seriously can't wait to spend my future with him."

However, the 24-year-old beauty - who plays brunette bombshell Tina McIntyre in 'Coronation Street' - admitted the couple aren't planning on tying the knot this year, because they're both too busy with their careers.

Michelle added in her column in Love It! Magazine: "The ring's gorgeous, but we won't be marrying this year - we've got so much going on with our careers.

"And I've got my hands full with my cute seven-week-old chihuahua Pip. Max bought me her as an engagement pressie - she's gorgeous!"

The star recently explained she was getting late-night trains between her home in Manchester and Max's base in London just to spend "an extra hour" with her "caring boyfriend.

She said: "I get late-night trains between London and Manchester just so I can spend an extra hour with him. It's his caring side that's hit me recently. He brings me little treats and he always makes an extra effort."

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