PUBLISHED: 23:05, Tue, Sep 15, 2020 | UPDATED: 23:39, Tue, Sep 15, 2020
Emmerdale cast favourite Charley Webb, 32, has revealed she had to face her phobia of spiders today after she spotted one of the insects crawling over her one-year-old son Ace during an outing to meet one of her friends. The actress recalled the frightening family moment in view of her 470,000 Instagram followers this afternoon.
She said in a video: “I went to meet my friend this morning and Ace was sat on the bench with me and a massive spider crawled across his face, down his body, and off.
“I feel like I’ve still not got over it, it was so big, it was on his face, I was screaming.
“Everyone was looking - it was horrendous.”
The Debbie Dingle star went on to admit her fear of spiders is so bad, she is considering getting therapy for it.
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Charley Webb opens up on ‘horrendous’ family moment (Image: INSTAGRAM•CHARLEYWEBB•GETTY)
Charley Webb was terrified when she saw a spider crawling over her son Ace (Image: INSTAGRAM•CHARLEYWEBB)
She added: “I can’t deal with spiders, they are the worst things that exist in the world, I cannot deal with them.
“I need to go and get therapy or hypnotised, it was just… I can’t get over it, how bad it was.”
Charley previously told fans that she was close to tears when she discovered a daddy long legs in the home she shares with her husband Matthew Wolfenden and their three sons, Bowie, Buster, and Ace.
The actress posted an up-close photo of the eight-legged creature - a pholcidae, a type of araneomorph spider - and noted how she was