The actress has gamely taken much of the light-hearted criticism on the chin, but admitted that some fans have gone way too far.

It all comes after a scene on Friday showed her pregnant character struggling to walk with a load of shopping bags, setting off an avalanche of jokes on social media.

Writing back to one follower, she tweeted: “I have been battered about the walk! I could explain but i’ll take it on the chin! bit upset how nasty people got though.”

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Jane Danson’s walk in Coronation Street got viewers laughing
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Leanne seemed to have adopted something of a waddle

When another follower defended her against the “negativity” and compared it to her own pregnancy, she wrote: “thats what i was trying to achieve but maybe it was a bit much- just surprised how nasty people get,…

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