Coronation Street Star Tina O'Brien will invite ex Ryan Thomas to her upcoming wedding
Coronation Street star Tina O'Brien has revealed she'll invite her ex Ryan Thomas to her wedding because "it wouldn't feel right" otherwise.
The co-stars dated from 2003 to 2009 and Thomas, who has is back in the headlines for his amazing physical transformation, ended their relationship one year after she gave birth to their first child - a daughter Scarlett - in 2009.
But O'Brien, who plays Sarah Louise Platt on the popular soap, said she's happier than ever with fiancé Adam Crofts and is thrilled everyone can get along now that enough times has passed.
"It took a while for everyone to find a way to make it work, but now it does - really well, in fact," she told The Sun.
"It's taken a lot of years and a lot of biting my tongue. Seriously, though, it's mainly down to Adam and Ryan.
"It helps that everyone has moved on and is in a happy place. Ryan is really happy [he's loved up with digital marketing consultant Lana Martin, 25] and we are happy, so there aren't any issues."
"For the sake of Scarlett, it has been well worth preserving [our relationship] and choosing our battles.”
The popular actress said she aims to create a happy home for her seven-year-old daughter and even shared Christmas with her ex two years ago.
“In the end I was thinking: 'Actually, this is lovely,'" she said.
Tina met partner Adam in a coffee shop in 2011 and while it wasn't love of at first sight, their relationship has gone from strength to strength and he popped the question in May.
"We couldn’t be any happier. I feel like the luckiest woman on the planet, I really do. Adam’s my best friend," she told Hello! magazine.