Hollyoaks’ real-life couple Claire Cooper and Emmett Scanlan have welcomed their first baby collectively – a child boy.
Claire, who performs Jacqui McQueen on the Channel four cleaning soap, and Emmett – who beforehand performed Brendan Brady – revealed the blissful information on Twitter late on Saturday evening.
“It is a boy,” Emmett tweeted, alongside a candy image of him tenderly cupping his new child’s tiny hand.
Followers and pals immediately rushed to congratulate the blissful couple, with fellow actor Alexis Rodney telling them: “Congratulations guys. Peace, love and happiness encompass you all the time!”
Bronagh Waugh tweeted: “Ahhh bro!! HUGE Congratulations to you each!! Properly carried out & Congratulations @CLAIREECOOPER you absolute Earth Mumma! Ye did good & he is completely attractive!”
And Zoe Lister wrote: “That is thrilling!!!!! Mega screamy congrats (until he is sleeping) to you and @CLAIREECOOPER xxx.”
It comes after Claire documented the previous few weeks of her being pregnant in a single image of herself on the mattress laughing as Emmett tried to take a shot of them each.
“I may try to provide you a serene model of me holding my bump however the actuality is the alternative as I stride down the hallway just like the keep puff monster!” she wrote within the caption.
“What’s been occurring? I’ve learnt ppl are fixated on due dates! Good intentions & all the time from a spot of affection BUT I’ve discovered that wild as a result of it subconsciously makes me create adrenaline vs oxytocin one thing I completely don’t need, a child comes when a child is prepared, in any case they’re their very own little particular person & due dates imply nothing. Calm down!”
She went on: “I am obsessive about the concept of creating cake pops – I’ve not made any but in all probability by no means will however I simply can’t cease enthusiastic about making them & consuming them & remaking them & consuming them & dipping their little spherical heads.
“My fingers are so swollen I’m making extra typo errors than I usually do which is often exceptionally excessive, I’ve mainly created a brand new language on WhatsApp because of my splat hand!
“We preserve having matches of laughter & that’s been AMAZING remedy amid the ridiculous chaos of being pregnant in lockdown with tips that make ZERO sense️ & fortunately for me ‘he’ occurs to be a humorous man… annoying, SO extremely annoying however extremely humorous, sensible & wild… large eyeballs!”
She added: “Erm what else …I ordered a flooring cushion on-line which resembles extra of a biscuit than a flooring cushion!
The as-yet unnamed child boy is Emmett’s second baby, as he additionally has teenage daughter Kayla from a earlier relationship.
Since leaving Hollyoaks in 2010, Claire has appeared in 12 Monkeys, Six Wives With Lucy Worsley and Derren Brown Investigates.
Husband Emmett has bagged roles in Guardians Of The Galaxy, The Fall and In The Flesh since his time within the Hollyoaks village.
Congratulations, Claire and Emmett!