Sunday 25 September 2016

‘I used to have a poster of Corrie’s Steve so it’s weird being his TV wife’- Kym Marsh on her heart-throb co-star

Published 18/09/2016 | 15:25

Steve and Michelle wed last year on the soap
Steve and Michelle wed last year on the soap

Coronation Street star Kym Marsh revealed that she still finds it surreal to be working with co-star Simon Gregson, particularly as she was such an admirer before she landed the role on the soap.

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Kym (40) admitted that she once had posters of Simon, who plays Corrie’s Steve McDonald, on her wall when she was younger, only to end up becoming his TV wife.

Michelle proposes to Steve at The Rovers in 2015
Michelle proposes to Steve at The Rovers in 2015

“I actually had a poster of Simon on my wall when I was younger, which is so weird. He was a heart-throb in the day,” she said, speaking to The Sunday Mirror.

“I love Simon, he’s gorgeous like a teddy bear,” she said.

The pairs’ characters are currently embroiled in baby drama, as Kym’s character Michelle has fallen pregnant with her husband Steve, but so has neighbour Leanne Battersby unbeknownst to the barmaid.

Kim, however, said there are to be no more babies in her camp as she has her hands full with her three kids David (21), Emilie (18) and Polly (5).

Coronation Street's Steve and Michelle.
Coronation Street's Steve and Michelle.

“I’ve done my bit for motherhood, thank you.

“They are wonderful and my best friends and we have such a fantastic relationship,” she said.

Kym Marsh has three children David (21), Emilie (18) and Polly (5)
Kym Marsh has three children David (21), Emilie (18) and Polly (5)

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