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27/03/2015 03:06 GMT | Updated 27/03/2015 03:59 GMT

Samia Ghadie Pregnant: ‘Coronation Street' Star Expecting Baby With Boyfriend Sylvain Longchambon, Two Years After Meeting On ‘Dancing On Ice'

Coronation Street’ star Samia Ghadie has announced she’s expecting a baby with boyfriend Sylvain Longchambon.

It will be the actress’s second child, but her first with professional ice skater Sylvain, who she was partnered with on ‘Dancing On Ice’ in 2013.

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Samia Ghadie and Sylvain Longchambon

"Me and slongchambon have some very happy news to share. We are having a baby!! Freya can't wait to be a big sister later this year!" she tweeted.

Samia already has a daughter, Freya, from her previous marriage to Mathew Smith.

A spokeswoman told Mirror Online: “The whole team are thrilled and excited for her".

It didn’t take long for Samia and Sylvain’s showbiz pals to send messages of congratulations on Twitter.

‘Corrie’ star Catherine Tyldesley, who gave birth earlier this year, tweeted: “So thrilled for you guys!!! What a baby boom!!! J Awesome news!!! Love me @TP_PTfitness and Alfie xxx”

Sally Ann Matthews tweeted: “Huge congratulations! So thrilled for you both x”

And former ‘Corrie’ star Adam Rickett also messaged: “Congrats hun.x”.

After teaming up with each other on ‘Dancing On Ice’, Samia said "I can see how you’d end up in a relationship with your partner. You get to know each other intensely and there’s a lot of trust."

Congrats to them both!

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