Corrie's Rosie on catwalk to London
Published 12/07/2011 | 13:22
Coronation Street's Rosie Webster is to appear on Lorraine and Loose Women as part of her attempts to become a top model.
The soap diva - played by Helen Flanagan - is to star in her own internet spin-off show on www.itv.com/corrie which sees her head to London to pursue a modelling career and get into a catfight with a rival model live on Lorraine Kelly's chat show.
Helen, 20, returned to Corrie after a three-month break with her new peroxide pixie crop died brown, ready to get back into character as wannabe model Rosie.
ITV1 viewers will see Rosie talk about her plans in episodes of Coronation Street and head to London with builder boyfriend Jason Grimshaw (Ryan Thomas) to appear as a model on Lorraine.
The internet spin-off then picks up the story and after her TV scrap helps gobby Rosie become an internet sensation she is invited to be a guest on Loose Women, gets interviewed by Johnny Vaughan and Lisa Snowdon on Capital Radio and even launches her own website.
Corrie fans will soon be able to follow Rosie on Twitter as she tweets all about her adventures in the big city.
The Rosie Webster internet exclusive follows the success of other Corrie internet spin-offs.
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