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Hollyoaks star Chelsee Healey is pregnant!

Gemma Strong

Hollyoaks actress Chelsee Healey has confirmed she is expecting her first baby with boyfriend Jack Malloy. Speaking about her pregnancy to Sunday People, the 28-year-old couldn’t hide her excitement at starting a family with Jack.

"He’s been amazing. He’s been looking at all the baby websites," Chelsee said. "He’s my best friend and I wouldn’t want to be going through this with anybody but him."

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Chelsee Healey has revealed she is pregnant

Jack, 29, was jailed for 12 months in November 2015 after being found guilty of dangerous driving and driving without insurance. He was released in March, and Chelsee has been quick to publicly defend her partner.

"Everyone makes mistakes, you learn the hard way and he has," she said at last week’s National Television Awards. "Jack doesn't like the limelight. He supports what I do but he never signed up for all the attention."

Chelsee made her Hollyoaks debut as teen mum Goldie McQueen in November 2016. It’s a role she loves, and the star said she is keen to return to the soap post-pregnancy. "I'm definitely coming back to Hollyoaks," she said. "One of the first things I said after breaking the baby news was, ‘I hope I’ve still got a job.’ They’ve got a nursery on the show, which is amazing."

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The actress is best known for her role in Hollyoaks

Of her feisty character, a mother to twin boys, the actress added: "It’s been so nice to have a character that I can relate to. I used to be just like her when I was younger. She’s just a bit of a wrong-un. She’s cheeky. She says what she thinks."

Chelsee first found fame playing Janeece Bryant on Waterloo Road. After leaving the show in 2012, she appeared on series nine of Strictly Come Dancing, eventually finishing second with partner Pasha Kovalev.

A Hollyoaks insider told the Mirror: "Everyone’s been supportive. The show is unique in that it has a nursery for cast and production. Chelsee doesn't have to sacrifice her career for motherhood. She can enjoy both."

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