He plays Simon in Coronation Street but the actor behind the character Alex Bain is apparently is expecting his child with his girlfriend aged just 16.
Alex girlfriend Levi took to her Twitter account to share a photo of the baby scan and sources have said:
“Alex has been telling everyone he’s going to be a father.
“He isn’t keeping it a secret.
“It’s hard to tell if he’s happy about it or not but he’s definitely not ashamed of it.
With the news that Helen Flanagan is going to be leaving Coronation Street to have her second child people have been speculating about how she will be removed from the soap.
Now it’s been said that the last scenes will feature a cameo from This Morning presenters Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield.
Both Phillip and Holly will play themselves in the scenes as they have been confirmed by Corrie boss Kate Oates revealed:
“Phillip and Holly are coming in for a bit of fun as part of Helen Flanagan’s exit story. It will be great comedy and they’re such good sports.
We have to say we are so excited about this news.
What do you think?
Coronation Street star Lucy Fallon has flashed her toned tummy on Instagram.
The actress who is currently on holiday showed off her abs what she works out so hard for and looked amazing in the photo as she posed in St Lucia on Monday.
Donning a pink bikini Lucy looked like she was having an amazing time on holiday.
She looks amazing.
During tonight’s episode of Coronation Street viewers have been left in tears after they saw the aftermath of David Platt’s rape scenes.
It was on Friday nights episode when Corrie showed scenes of David being dragged to the bedroom by Josh Tucker and raped.
On tonight’s episode it showed David sittin in the shower and taking his clothes and putting them in a rubbish bag and throwing them away.
Then after walking back into the house Josh was in his living room chatting away to his mother Gail Platt like nothing had happened.
Viewers were left in tears over these screens as one person shared:
“Omg #CoronationStreet tonight got me like @RClayton92 @JackPShepherd88 epic acting on both parts! Never felt sorry 4 David platt in my life like I did tonight #l”
“I have so much respect for coronation street for creating this storyline and showing men can be victims of abuse too.”
On Friday night Coronation Street aired the first in a new male rape storyline and viewers have hit out at the soap over showing the scenes before the watershed.
On the episode it showed David Platt get drugged by Josh Tucker and dragged to the bedroom and rapped.
After dragging a unconscious David to the bedroom and placing him on the bed Josh said to him:
“It’s gonna be lights on tonight I reckon,”
Watching the sceens one person tweeted:
Switched on to # for 1st time in ages. That shouldn’t have been shown before the watershed, raising awareness yes, but it’s adult content.
While another said:
“#corrie. And who thinks scenes like this are appropriate before the watershed? #corrielosttheplot“
What did you think of the scenes?
If you’re a regular to watching Coronation Street you would have seen that the cast have been drinking Costa and been shopping in the COOP as they have been spotted with bags.
Now it’s been announced that a Costa and Coop will be opening up on the cobbles as the partnership has been confirmed.
The ITV soap has teamed up with the two companies and are going to be displaying the shop fronts on screen.
Eric Tavoukdjian, commercial marketing director for Costa Coffee has said:
“Costa Coffee is delighted to be welcomed to the famous cobbles of Coronation Street as part of this innovative partnership with ITV.
“As the nation’s favourite coffee shop and a presence on the UK high street for more than 40 years, we feel it’s perfect to have a presence on one of the nation’s favourite and most iconic soaps.”
Alison Jones, customer director at Co-op, said:
“Coronation Street is all about community life and the Co-op is a retailer at the heart of local life and being close to the customer, which makes this a perfect match.”
It was in 2011 when ITV landed their first ever product placemernt when coffee brand Dolce Gusto feature on ITV1’s This Morning.