Coronation Street star Brooke Vincent and her mourning boyfriend put on a brave face a week after his beloved mum died.
Footballer Kean Bryan broke the devastating news last week that his mother had passed away.
The 23-year-old Sheffield United defender, who shares eight-month-old son Mexx with the actress, shared the news on Instagram alongside a precious photograph of them together.
They even managed to share a smile as they walked around Manchester on Saturday.
The pair their took baby son to the The Ivy to get a bite to eat and looked a very happy family despite their personal turmoil.
With Brooke looking stylish in a cream dress, it is the first time the couple have been spotted since Kean’s announcement.
Alongside the heartbreaking snap last week, the football star explained he is thankful to his mum for shaping him as a person.
He wrote: “Yesterday we said our goodbyes to my beautiful Mum.”
Kean continued by paying tribute to the wonderful woman who brought him into the world and taught him how to love.
He told her: “I am so thankful for everything you have done for our family.
“I am the man I am today because of you. I know our time was cut short but I am happy you’re now at peace. I promise to make you proud and look after our family.
Kean finished the heartbreaking tribute by telling his late mum to ‘fly high’.
Brooke took the time to support her boyfriend online by posting a golden heart emoji underneath his announcement.
Messages of love and support came flooding in from Kean’s football team-mates, as well as a number of comments from Brooke’s Corrie co-stars.
Sacha Parkinson – who played Brooke’s on-screen girlfriend Sian Powers – wrote: ‘Kean I am so unbelievably sorry to hear this I’m sending you so much love.’
Meanwhile, Ellie Leach contributed by sharing a red heart emoji underneath the heartbreaking post.
Kean and Brooke have been together since 2016, with the pair moving in together the following year.
In October 2019 the Premier League player and soap star Brooke welcomed their beloved son Mexx.
Taking to Instagram to share the exciting news, Brooke penned: “On Wednesday 23rd October at 8.14am Our Baby Boy Arrived.
“Mexx S J Bryan, you complete us.”