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Emmerdale stars dating

"And we do get strange looks when we’re out sometimes.Jon Hensley (Holden, ATWT) & Kelley Menighan Hensley (Emily, ATWT) they are married in real life.

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Leyla says things without thinking, and I can do that too." He said "David seems to be under the thumb, and Leyla gets away with cheating, stealing and having a secret son."For some people, working together would be a nightmare but we love it.We make a point of not talking about Emmerdale when we’re at home, though – that would be just too sad, wouldn’t it?[...] I’ve done a lot of theatre but not much TV work up to now so it’s great for me to work on such a popular and well established show.It’s a dream come true in fact." Shahidi later said that she was "so excited", commenting: "This is a brilliant opportunity for me as I've done lots of theatre but not much TV.Lily asked Leyla to move in with her and Edna Birch (Shirley Stelfox), Lily's sister, who was unhappy with the arrangement so Lily and Leyla joined Pearl Ladderbanks (Meg Johnson), who also works at the factory.

When Pearl or Lily ask Leyla about her parents, she avoids answering their questions.

She made her first on-screen appearance on 11 August 2008 and was introduced by series producer, Anita Turner. Shahidi returned to Emmerdale for two episodes on 25 December 2013. On 26 September 2017, it was announced Shahidi is pregnant with her first child and will take a break from the show in early 2018.

She said of her casting: "I’ve been filming for two weeks now and it’s great.

Eventually, Leyla reveals she is sleeping there and that she was at university.

Unfortunately her part-time jobs as a cleaner and barmaid meant things got on top of her and she left without finishing her course.

Chris Chittell and Lesley Dunlop swapped the Yorkshire Dales for the Duchy, tying the knot in Coverack at the weekend.