Kym Marsh ecstatic as son David gets engaged after her wedding to Scott Ratcliff

Kym Marsh has said she's "ecstatic" as her son David Cunliffe has got engaged to his girlfriend Courtney, after she wed Scott Ratcliff last month.

The singer's son popped the question on his girlfriend Courtney's birthday as the couple stayed at the five star hotel in London, Canary Riverside.

Former Hear'Say singer Kym, 45, shared the happy family news with fans as she posted a photo of her son with her daughter-in-law-to-be smiling while flashing the stunning halo engagement ring.

During the post, Kym hinted that she may have had a hand in helping her son propose as she thanked the hotel and Male restaurant in Canary Wharf in the engagement announcement.

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She then announced to her 484,000 followers in the caption: "So…..last night….this happened!!! My wonderful son @cunliffe890 asked his beautiful girlfriend @courtneyleac to marry him….and she said YES!!!!!!

"I cannot begin to put into words how ecstatic I am!! To be in their company as a couple is to truly be in the presence of love!"

Kym, then confessed: "Anyone that knows us knows how protective I am of my children and I ALWAYS thought I would not like any of David’s girlfriends hahah!!"

The protective mum admitted she has already embraced David's future-wife Courtney into the fold.

She wrote: "How wrong I was. This girl is an absolute diamond, she’s kind and compassionate, beautiful inside and out and loves my son with everything she has! I couldn’t have wished for anyone better for him and I am super excited to be gaining a daughter!

"Equally Courtney is getting one hell of a guy," Kym continued. "I am so so proud of the man that he is, he is a beautiful human and deserves the very best and boy has he got it! Huge congratulations to you both.

"I can’t wait to give you both a big squeeze when you’re home!!"

Kym went on: "And….not only was yesterday a special day because of this wonderful news, but it was also @courtneyleac 24th birthday!

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"So a huge happy birthday my daughter in law to be!!!! (Wanted to wait for the news to be out to post so that I could write that!) Hahah.

"A wonderful time was had all round with a huge huge thanks to @teresacbrown for helping David give Courtney the most romantic time of her life at our fave @canaryriversideplaza and also to my pals @malarestaurant for the best Indian meal they have ever had!"

She ended the caption with: "Magical and happy times for our family right now" followed by two red heart emojis.

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