Coronation Street's Simon Gregson reveals his wife suffered 11 miscarriages

11th Jan 17 | Family

The soap star spoke out in response to vile trolls criticising his Coronation Street storyline.

Actor Simon Gregson, who plays Steve McDonald in the hit soap, has revealed that his wife Emma has suffered heartbreaking 11 miscarriages.

The revelation was made in the wake of Coronation Street's current storyline which see's character Steve and on-screen wife Michelle Connor lose their baby.

Taking to Twitter, Simon wrote: “To the £&)(; who tweeted my wife. We’ve lost 11 baby’s 1st being 21 weeks 4 days. Maybe think or do your research before tweeting someone (sic).”

The couple who married in 2010 have three boys together - Alfie, nine, Harry, seven and one-year-old Teddy.