The stars of the soap reveal their engagement
Amy Walsh, who stars in the long-running British soap opera Emmerdaleis committed to EastEnders starring Toby-Alexander Smith. Walsh, 34, announced the news on August 23 with photos from a family vacation in Ibiza. The couple have been dating for three years and welcomed their first child together, daughter Bonne Mae, in December.
The actress shared a trio of photos from Ibiza on August 23, with the simple caption, “Before. During. After.” The “before” photo showed Walsh and Smith, 31, smiling at a table by the beach, while the “during” photo was a wide shot of the restaurant. The “after” photo showed Walsh wearing an engagement ring. Smith also shared the news with another photo of the couple on the beach, with Walsh’s engagement ring visible. “So it happened,” he wrote.
Smith and Walsh welcomed Bonnie Mae around Christmas. “Well…it’s been a busy week! Hope you all had a good one. HAPPY NEW YEAR to the three of us,” Walsh said. OKAY! Magazine. Walsh shared a handful of photos of Bonnie Mae, including an adorable photo with his mother on March 27 to mark Mother’s Day in the UK
The couple met in 2019 when they both attended a Come dance strictly registration, reports The daily mail. They moved in together after the coronavirus pandemic began. Walsh was previously engaged to Bradley Jaden in 2018.
Walsh starred as Tracy Metcalf in Emmerdale since 2014. She also starred in an episode of later hollyoaks. As for Smith, he has just completed a three-year run on EastEnders like Gray Adkins. He also starred in episodes of Krypton, Flack, Doctors, and Berlin station.
Before Bonnie Mae was born, Walsh said OKAY! Magazine she was lucky to be pregnant because she was diagnosed polycystic ovaries, which affect a woman’s eggs. “With me having polycystic ovaries, I was worried it would affect things, but I took the blood sugar test for gestational diabetes and it went well,” she explained, via Express. “I felt sick every day for 17 weeks, but then I turned a corner. For three weeks I felt amazing, then I had pelvic girdle pain and it was hard.” Walsh said the pain was so extreme that she was unable to walk on some days.
Walsh said she was “strangely excited” about giving birth and believed she was “made” to be a mother. “I’m sure anyone who’s been through this reading this will laugh, but it’s something I’ve always wanted to experience,” she said last year. “I always felt I was meant to do this.”