CORONATION Avenue star Colson Smith joked he’s misplaced ten stone and might want to put on a fats swimsuit when he returns to the cobbles after lockdown.
Colson, 21, was talking on his podcast when he teased he could have to pad himself out following his epic weight reduction.
Laughing as he spoke about returning to filming the ITV cleaning soap, he stated: “We’re in direct continuity, however I’ve nearly misplaced about ten stone since we left work so I’m unsure that [my hair] goes to be the largest of their points.
“So the yellow-ness will go, and I’ll have a head of blonde hair, which I technically do now.”
Colson continued: “My neighbour complimented me earlier, ‘Trying very blonde’. I’m going to [dye my beard]. It’s all a part of the plan.
“I need to appear like Zac Efron, that’s what we’re going for. He had it [his hair] platinum, which is what I’m going for.
“The hair is getting lighter, after which a darkening of the beard with gentle hair I believe goes to work,” he added.
The actor first confirmed off his spectacular new look, which has seen him shed greater than a stone, as he headed off to a showbiz occasion again in March.
Colson began hitting the gymnasium frequently this 12 months to verify he was in form for his storyline on Corrie.
His police officer character had taken up working after discovering that he was out of breath whereas chasing shoplifters.
Craig even informed his Weatherfield buddies that he was going to make an effort to get more healthy after being bullied at work.
Regardless of overhauling his health, Colson additionally admitted that meals poisoning brought about him to lose one and a half stone in December.
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Talking on his podcast Couch Cinema Membership – which he hosts with Jack P Shepherd, 31, and Ben Worth, 47 – the star defined he ignored recommendation to not eat some seafood whereas holidaying in Thailand.
He stated: “I used to be in Ko Lanta. I used to be sat on the seashore and the waiter came to visit and was like, ‘What would you want?’ And I stated, ‘I’ll have the prawns to start out please.’
“I had prevented seafood [on Ben’s advice] however I used to be sat on the seashore and I used to be like, ‘How will you not have seafood on the seashore?’Effectively, anyway. I’m not doing that once more. I’ve misplaced a couple of stone and a half.”