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Corrie actress Catherine Tyldesley praised for showing the effects of bloating on her body

Catherine Tyldesley plays the character Eva Price on Coronation Street. Credit: MEN Media

Coronation Street star Catherine Tyldesley has been praised by fans for showing the effects of bloating on her body. The super-toned Corrie favourite stunned followers by posting a photo of her holding her swollen tummy, with the message “This is NOT a #pregnant belly ... this is bloating.”

Gym-loving Cath shared the photo on the social media account, The Pitfields, run by the Walkden actress and her personal trainer husband Tom Pitfield to provide health, fitness and wellbeing tips.

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One fan praised: “Thanks Cath, good to see pics of real women.” Another said: “I understand this. @auntiecath17 Happens to me with certain foods. It’s awful. X”

And another follower commented: “Wow that’s crazy bloatedness....I quite often feel like this after not eating well.”