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Emmerdale: Amy Walsh is engaged to boyfriend Bradley Jaden
The actress, who plays Tracy Metcalfe in the ITV soap, managed to keep the exciting news a secret after not suspecting a thing at the time.
Speaking to OK! Magazine, the 29-year-old sister of Girls Aloud star Kimberley revealed how her husband-to-be popped the question in August 2016 while they were on holiday at the Phuket rainforest resort of Keemala.
Amy commented: "I genuinely didn’t know what was happening until he got down on one knee. I just thought, no, this can’t be that! Then I burst into tears.
"We were both crying and then he said some lovely things, but I can’t remember what they were!"
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We were both crying and then he said some lovely things!
Amy went on to say of being engaged: "It’s an amazing feeling. Everything feels more solidified between us."
On deciding to propose, Bradley continued: "If I’m honest, I’ve known she’s The One since I met her. I feel very lucky. She’s the best thing that’s ever happened to me.
"I started saving for a ring about two years ago and I bought it about seven months before we went to Thailand."
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The full interview with Tracy is in this week's OK [OK]
With Bradley, also 29, currently starring in an international tour of Wicked, Amy said they would like to start a family "at some point after [the wedding] – and when we’re in the same country, preferably!"
He added: "I’ve always wanted a big family," to which she agreed: "I have as well, but I’m aware we’re starting a bit late, so we’ll see how we go with the first one!"
The full interview can be seen in the latest issue of OK! Magazine, which is out now.
Emmerdale continues tomorrow at 7pm on ITV.