This Morning’s Sharon Marshall reveals she and her partner are engaged after welcoming their first daughter last year

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  • This Morning star Sharon Marshall has revealed that she and her partner Paul Fletcher are engaged after he proposed to her over the weekend.

    The This Morning soap expert and Paul welcomed their first daughter Betsey just 14 months ago, and Sharon shared the exciting engagement news on social media – and on the show – today.

    Taking to Twitter to make the announcement to her 104 thousand followers, the 48-year-old entertainment journalist posted an adorable snapshot of her, Paul and little Betsey, captioning the upload: ‘So this weekend my Paul asked me to marry him. So happy to say yes. ❤️❤️.’

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    Plenty of fans quickly responded to the post, sending their kind words and well wishes, with one penning: ‘Amazing news congratulations to u both,’ while TV star Denise Van Outen sent some love, adding: ‘Aw, congratulations ❤️😘.’

    During today’s episode of This Morning, hosts Phillip Shofield and Holly Willoughby made sure to give a nod to the special moment during Sarah’s usual soap themed segment.

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    As she was chatting away about the goings on in EastEnders, Corrie and Emmerdale, 57-year-old Phil piped up to say: ‘Congratulations, by the way,’ before 38-year-old Holly continued: ‘That is lovely news to start the morning with, well done you.’

    Sharon’s daughter Betsey made her very own appearance on the This Morning sofa this summer, celebrating her first birthday on the show back in July.

    As Sharon introduced the sweet tot to presenter Holly, the mum-of-three cooed: It’s a very special day in Betsey’s life today. She is so gorgeous!’ before they gifted her a tiny toy piano.

    Before proud mummy Sharon admitted: ‘We loved her before we even met her for years.’