Ex-Coronation Street star Georgia May Foote reveals two-year battle with secret medical condition

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FORMER Coronation Street star Georgia May Foote has revealed her two-year battle with vitiligo.

The actress – who played Katy Armstrong on the ITV soap opera – proudly showed off the patches on her skin and said she finds “beauty” in them.

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Ex-Corrie star Georgia May Foote has revealed her two-year battle with vitiligoCredit: Instagram
Actress shares snaps of her discolored skin

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Actress shares snaps of her discolored skinCredit: Instagram

The TV star, 30, said she was constantly developing “new spots” on parts of her skin, including her hands.

Sharing a photo of the fading, she wore a multi-coloured striped shirt with denim shorts and bravely wrote, “Many of you mentioned that I had a burn on this vacation. Well that’s my first time for me, but here’s why,” Georgia told fans. .

“Two years later and a final diagnosis from a dermatologist, I now know I have something else, vitiligo.”

Georgia explained that the “sadest” part of her diagnosis is that there is “no cure”.

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“As you can see the pigment on my skin is gone,” she continued.

“The reason for this occurrence is still unknown, although there are a few factors that they believe are the cause. The saddest part? There is no cure.”

She continued, “I’m still me, I just have funky skin now. Like my partner says, ‘You either let it fall apart or you crack it up,’ social media makes you feel way too flawed.

“But that’s me and I can’t change it. And I hope people who meet people with vitiligo understand how it can make you feel and find the beauty in it.”

Vitiligo is caused by the absence of a skin pigment called melanin.

Nonsegmental vitiligo, the most common type of vitiligo, is considered an autoimmune disease.

This means that your immune system – the body’s natural defense system – is not working properly.

Famous victims of this skin condition include model Winnie Harlow and the Demi Sims of Towie.

It comes after Georgia announced her engagement to boyfriend Kris Evans last December.

She beamed as she showed off her sparkling ring next to her fiancé as they enjoyed their sunny holiday abroad.

She wrote on Instagram: “Mrs Evans will be

“Of course I still cry

@krisevansmusic I love you beyond words and I’m honored that you chose me 💜.”

Last year, Georgia called her man “the love of my life.”

She wrote on social media: “I truly feel beyond lucky that you are mine. Had the BEST time with you yesterday for your birthday @krisevansmusic couldn’t love you more if I tried.”

The music producer was part of boy band The Mend and reached the live final of Britain’s Got Talent in 2011.

The band supported Little Mix on tour two years later, but their debut single Where You Are failed to crack the UK top 40.

Georgia is best known for playing Katy Armstrong on Corrie for five years between 2010 and 2015.

The year she left the soap, she finished second to Strictly with Giovanni Pernice, who she dated.

Her latest role is in the sci-fi drama We Are Not Alone.

Grantchester’s Declan Baxter leads the cast and is joined by Joe Thomas of The Inbetweeners, Amanda Abbington, Lucien Laviscount, Miles Jupp and Rob Delaney.

We Are Not Alone will imagine the trajectory of the Earth six weeks after an alien race called the Gu’un conquered the planet.

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The story is expected to unfold primarily from the perspective of Stewart, the Gu’un’s official human liaison, who is tasked with winning over the world population as they bow to their new alien overlords.

The twist? Stewart is actually a member of the human resistance who both navigates a romance with Georgia Elodie’s character and tries to avoid being discovered by her alien roommate Greggs.

Georgia said it was developing

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Georgia said it is developing ‘new spots all the time’Credit: Instagram
The TV star shared photos of the depigmentation on various parts of her body

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The TV star shared photos of the depigmentation on various parts of her bodyCredit: Instagram
Georgia said the

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Georgia said the ‘sadest part’ is that there is ‘no cure’Credit: Instagram

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