Kym Marsh declares love for 'only man she needs' after being hit by family tragedy

Kym Marsh has shared a moving message and declared love for the "only man she needs" - weeks on from a family tragedy. Kym, who tragically lost her father to cancer earlier this year, has posed in a black-and-white snap alongside her son.

BBC Morning Live and former Strictly Come Dancing star Kym, who shot to fame with Hear'Say before joining ITV Coronation Street as Michelle Connor, showered her son with affection declaring he is the only man in her life right now.

The 47-year-old singer and actress shares son David, who she welcomed him in 1995, with Dave Cunliffe. Kym wrote: “The only man in my life right now!! The only man I need @cunliffe890” - alongside two blue heart emojis.

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She shared the same image on her main grid, writing again: “The only man I need!!! @cunliffe890 I love you son.” In response, a fan said: "Beautiful photo love you both." Suzy said: "Always our no 1 man our sons xxx." Emilie said: "Love you both."

Lizzy said: "Hope you are ok, I know how you feel - losing a parent is heartbreaking. You feel so lost, it will get better in time xx Just take each day as it comes xx" Les said: "Love love you two gorgeous humans." Dee said: "Good pic."

Pink said: "What a handsome son you have Kym." Jack said: "No stronger love than a mother and son." Mairead said: "There’s no other man in a mothers life better than a so. I was blessed with 3."

Louise said: "I agree." Driver said: "Brilliant picture.. so grown up with sister too since Park Street years.." Shelley said: "Beautiful photo of you both."

Lucy said: "Mother son bond is unbreakable, I am lucky enough to have 3 x." Francesca wrote: "Aww beautiful picture - hope you’re okay lovely lady and sending hugs ." And Pat Willetts wrote back in reply to say: "Sons are mums loves."