Kym Marsh says she is thrilled after learning she is to become a young grandmother at the age of 42.
The Coronation Street star’s daughter Emilie, 21, has revealed she is expecting a baby with her boyfriend of six months.
Kym said: “We’re over the moon. It makes me feel so emotional that my baby is having a baby of her own.
“I’ve always looked forward to having grandchildren. Although I’m not relishing being called Grandma, so I’ve been researching alternative names.”
Kym, who recently started dating Army officer Scott Ratcliffe, was only 18 when she gave birth to her first child David, 23.
Kym Marsh’s character Michelle Connor talking about babies on the soap
Kym Marsh and boyfriend Scott Ratcliffe,
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The ex-Hear’Say singer, also mum to seven-year-old Polly, added: “I know what it’s like to be young and pregnant – it’s scary, but Emilie will be a great mum.
“I’ve warned her that it’s going to be hard work but I’ve also said there are a lot of positives to being a young mum.”
Young mums Kym, who became mother to son David at 18, and Kym’s daughter Emilie who is pregnant at 21
They spoke about the announcement in OK!
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Emilie said Kym – Michelle O’Connor in Corrie – was with her when she did the pregnancy test. She added: “When I saw it was positive I started crying my eyes out I was so overwhelmed.”
- Read the full interview in this week’s OK! Magazine – out today.
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