Emmerdale star Michelle Hardwick has announced that she is engaged. Here we have the first studio shoot of the couple together.
The actress, who plays Vanessa Woodfield on the ITV soap, popped the question to partner Rosie Nicholl on New Year’s Eve. The couple have been together for over two years.
Hardwick explained: “We were in Gran Canaria on holiday and it was about 9.30 at night and I got down on one knee.
“I’d had the ring for over a year. My mum is the manager of a jewellers so I’d had it sized and everything. I was thinking, ‘I hope it still fits!’ and it did. I was thinking, ‘Her fingers will have swollen up with the heat of Gran Canaria’, but it was fine.”
Hardwick revealed that the wedding won’t take place this year because she wants time to plan “quite a big do”.
Pictures by Tony Ward
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