Anthony Cotton has revealed he fantasises about US rap star Eminem.The 'Coronation Street' star - who plays factory worker Sean Tully in the ITV soap - has confessed he dreams about the rapper - who includes homophobic lyrics in many of his songs.Anthony told Britain's Soaplife magazine: "I love Eminem. He's gorgeous. I dream about him often and always kiss him goodbye in the dream and say 'I'll call you later'."The 31-year-old also revealed that as a child he hoped he would grow up to be a girl.He said: "As a child I was always asking 'Mummy, when I'm a big girl will I get to wear pretty dresses?' "Anthony's character in the soap, Sean, is currently the centre of a controversial bi-sexual love triangle with his ex Sonny and friend Michelle. And despite winning ITV singing contest 'Soapstar Superstar' the blonde actor has no plans to quit the soap and pursue a singing career.

He said: "Corrie needed a strong gay character and it was always my dream to end up on the Street.

"I love playing Sean. I've got no intention of leaving."