Alan Halsall and Lucy-Jo Hudson expecting baby

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 18 February 2013
Alan Halsall and Lucy-Jo Hudson

Alan Halsall and Lucy-Jo Hudson

Alan Halsall and his actress wife Lucy-Jo Hudson are expecting their first child, the 'Coronation Street' star has announced on Twitter

Alan Halsall and Lucy-Jo Hudson are expecting their first child.

The 'Coronation Street' actor - who portrays Tyrone Dobbs in the ITV soap - took to his Twitter account to reveal his actress wife is pregnant, and the couple are "over the moon" about the news.

He tweeted: "My wife @LucyJo_Hudson & I are very excited to announce that we are expecting our 1st child. Xx We are both over the moon! Xxx (sic)"

Lucy-Jo - who met Alan when she starred on 'Coronation Street' as Katy Harris from 2002 to 2005 - thanked fans for their kind messages and revealed she "can't wait" to become a mother for the first time.

She wrote on Twitter: "Awww you guys are so lovely! Like I'm not emotional enough, haha thankyou for your beautiful messages! @alanhalsall and I are so excited x

"I can't wait to be mummy xxx (sic)"

The 29-year-old beauty's former 'Wild at Heart' co-star Amanda Holden took to the social networking site to congratulate the couple - who have been together for eight years - on their good news.

She wrote: "@LucyJo_Hudson @alanhalsall so happy you can finally share your news!!!!!! You know we love you both and can't wait to meet that bundle x (sic)"

Alan's co-star Brooke Vincent - who plays Sophie Webster on 'Coronation Street' - also congratulated the pair.

She tweeted: "Massive congratulations to @alanhalsall & @LucyJo_Hudson & Rudy xx (sic)"

The announcement completes a great couple of weeks for Alan, who picked up the Serial Drama Performance prize at the National Television Awards last month.

However, his alter-ego Tyrone has not been having such a good time of it lately after he was arrested for kidnapping his and his evil ex-fiancee Kirsty Soames' (Natalie Gumede) baby Ruby.

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