Loose Women fans go wild for EastEnders star Alex Ferns

He was famously hit with an iron by abused wife Little Mo in EastEnders 

But Alex Ferns looked worlds away from his former evil soap character when he appeared on Loose Women on Tuesday, sporting a big bushy beard and a fuller frame.

Talking about what he's up to now, he recalled enduring death threats when he played scary Trevor until he was killed off back in 2002.

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Throwback: Alex used to play scary Trevor on EastEnders until he was killed off back in 2002

Transformed: Alex Ferns looked worlds away from his former evil soap character when he appeared on Loose Women on Tuesday, sporting a big bushy beard and a fuller frame

Talking about the role, he said: 'My wife didn’t like him at all, she watched it, she was an EastEnders fan. I don’t blame her.

'I said I grew up just outside Glasgow so rough and tumble was part of everyday life. I grew up with violence

'I had death threats, BBC security came to me and said you can’t come out the front gate anymore as there’s a man who wants to kill you. They used to take me out the back and I’d say bring him to me I'll sort him out!'

TV baddie: Talking about his role on EastEnders, he said: 'My wife didn’t like him at all, she watched it, she was an EastEnders fan. I don’t blame her'

TV baddie: Talking about his role on EastEnders, he said: 'My wife didn’t like him at all, she watched it, she was an EastEnders fan. I don’t blame her'

Shocked: Twitter went wild for Alex's new bearded look, whilst others were confused by his remarks that he would like to appear on EastEnders again 

Shocked: Twitter went wild for Alex's new bearded look, whilst others were confused by his remarks that he would like to appear on EastEnders again 

Twitter went wild with his new look, with posts such as: 'Oh my gosh! Evil Trevor looks

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