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12th Dec 2018

Emmerdale’s Michelle Hardwick announces her engagement to producer Kate Brooks

Keeley Ryan

Emmerdale’s Michelle Hardwick has announced that she has gotten engaged to her girlfriend, producer Kate Brooks.

The actress – who plays Vanessa Woodfield on the long-running soap – shared their happy news on Instagram with a photo of the two of them having a celebratory drink.

She revealed in the caption that she had been planning the proposal for “months” and that it had been “no ordinary proposal”.

She said:

“So after months of planning, I popped the question!!! She said yes!!!”

“#loveislove #noordinaryproposal.”

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Michelle and Kate, who is a producer on the show, went public with their relationship in October.

The actress took to Instagram on National Coming Out Day, October 11, to share two black-and-white photos of the two of them.

“It will all work out in the end,” she wrote alongside the photos, adding: “#behappy #loveislove”

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Fans rushed to congratulate the pair in the comments underneath Michelle’s photo.

One person said:

“Yaaaaaaasssss!!! So happy for you guys!”

Another added:

“OMG ~ this is A.M.A.Z.I.N.G news! Huge congratulations to you both.”

Someone else wrote:

“Congratulations Michelle and Kate! I’m so happy for you xx”