Jack P. Shepherd and fiancée expecting second child

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 24 May 2013
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Jack P. Shepherd

'Coronation Street' actor Jack P. Shepherd and his fiancée Lauren Shippey are expecting their second child together

Jack P. Shepherd and his fiancée are expecting their second child together.

The 25-year-old actor - best known as David Platt in ITV soap 'Coronation Street' - took to his Twitter account to reveal his fiancee Lauren Shippey is expecting a baby, a brother or sister for their three-year-old daughter Nyla.

He tweeted: "Me and @LaurenShippey are pleased to announce we are expecting a baby, we are both very happy. X (sic)"

Co-star Georgia May Foote - who plays Weatherfield beauty Katy Armstrong - congratulated the pair, writing: "@JackPShepherd88 @LaurenShippey congrats to u both! Aww chuffed :) x (sic)"

Former 'Coronation Street' star Lucy-Jo Hudson - who is currently expecting her first child with husband Alan Halsall, who plays Tyrone Dobbs in the show - also shared her excitement at having a shopping buddy for baby clothes.

She posted: "@JackPShepherd88 @LaurenShippey yay it's out! So happy for you both! Can't wait to go baby shopping with you Lauren xxx (sic)"

While Jack celebrates his pending fatherhood, his alter-ego is unaware his wife Kylie Platt (Paula Lane) may be carrying his brother Nick's baby after the pair had a one-night stand on Christmas Day last year.

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