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Corrie's Katie McGlynn laughs off pregnancy rumours

Coronation Street actress Katie McGlynn seemed to announce that she was pregnant by her gay best friend on Instagram

Katie McGlynn's Coronation Street character Sinead Tinker was recently at the centre of a pregnancy storyline which saw her have an abortion.

But the 22-year-old actress seemingly announced her very own, real life pregnancy yesterday on her Instagram page.

Posting an image of a cartoon stork carrying a baby, she appeared to announce that she was expecting a baby - by her gay best friend.

Katie posted this - but quickly took it down (Credit: Instagram/ Katie McGlynn)

She wrote: "So happy & proud to announce that me and my GBF @_leebennett have decided to have a baby together. Couldn't think of a better person to bring a baby into the world that my best friend! #BabyNews #Baba."

Katie also tweeted the announcement, writing: "Couldn't think of a better pers to bring life into this world than with my GBF Lee Bennett. 21st century baba."

And her said friend Lee continued to share the news on his own profile, retweeting Katie's tweet and writing: "It's been so hard keeping this a secret but I'm extremely happy to finally let you all know. #BabyNews"

He also tweeted: "Can we call it Jerry please babe I reallly like that name."

Katie and Lee are very close friends (Credit: Instagram/ Katie McGlynn)

HOWEVER.

This morning, Katie shut down the rumours, tweeting: "So when Lee Bennett steals your phone and the whole of the UK think your pregs."

Lee himself then retweeted it, with the side-eye emoji.

What a cheeky chappy that Lee is!

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