Adam Thomas declared 'and so it begins' before opening up about his hidden health battle. The Waterloo Road star has been sweetly supported publically by his wife after he issued a lengthy message on social media after being diagnosed with a painful condition.
Manchester-born actor Adam, who reprised his role of Donte Charles in the BBC school-based drama earlier this year, got candid with his fans and followers as he celebrates his 35th birthday on Friday (August 11) and before he puts on his dancing shoes as part of this year's Strictly Come Dancing line-up.
In a post on his Instagram Story on Thursday (August 10), Adam could be seen smiling for the camera as he sat on the train before throwing up his hands to give a peace sign to the camera. "London bound...
and so it begins," he cryptically typed with a dancer emoji hinting that his Strictly stint was really beginning. Try MEN Premium for FREE by clicking here for no ads, fun puzzles and brilliant new features But Adam then got more serious on his Instagram grid as he shared that he has been diagnosed with Rheumatoid arthritis, a long-term condition that causes pain, swelling and stiffness in the joints.