Emmett J Scanlan and Claire Cooper are expecting another child in Hollyoaks

Emmett J Scanlan and Claire Cooper are expecting another child in Hollyoaks ...

Emmett J Scanlan, who plays Hollyoaks, and Claire Cooper have announced that they are expecting another baby together.

The soap stars, who previously played Brendan Brady and Jacqui McQueen on Channel 4, have already had a son named Ocean-Torin Scanlan, who is almost two years old. Scanlan also has a daughter named Kayla from a previous relationship.

Cooper, who took to Instagram to share her happy news with the public, posted a photo of herself revealing her growing bump to her son.

"Our family is growing," said the actress, adding a white heart and a baby face emoji.

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The caption says, "Incoming #ScanClan," was used by Scanlan.

Upon seeing the news, several famous faces rushed to the comments to congratulate the couple.

"Audul. Such beautiful news," says a fellow soap star, Gemma Atkinson.

Mandip Gill, a Doctor Who star and a former Hollyoaks star, commented: "Congratulations to you all." That''s amazing news.

Before Ocean-Torin''s birth, the couple lost a baby in 2019, sadly.

Scanlan, who previously spoke forth about the topic on social media, stated that "in the summer of last year, we lost our newborn and in the process my wife was left fighting for her life."

Ocean-Torin was born exactly 12 months later and after 40 hours of labor with an emergency C-Section.

"The trauma her body and mind experienced in that year is beyond what I can possibly comprehend. Hilless, everything I could do was hold her hand, once again, I fell in love just a little bit more."

On the set of Hollyoaks, the couple met each other, but both eventually left the soap in 2013 and married two years later.

Fans may also recognize Scanlan from his roles in Peaky Blinders, Gangs of London, and The Fall. Cooper''s post-Hollyoaks roles include Strike Back and Love, Lies, and Records.