Coronation Street’s Millie Gibson forced to explain eyebrow marking that makes her ‘look like a right thug’
CORONATION Street star Millie Gibson has opened up on a thriller that has had followers intruiged – the hole in her eyebrow.
Some followers had thought the actress had styled it that approach as a part of her evil character.
However, the 17-year-old star – who performs mortgage shark’s daughter Kelly Neelan within the ITV cleaning soap – has informed followers it is simply a scar.
Speaking on ITV’s Lorraine right now, she mentioned: “It’s a scar! Everyone thinks I did it myself. I did once I was younger and in all my child photos I look like a right thug.
“I fell down the stairs as a baby and the hair’s just never grown back, but everyone thinks I’ve done it myself.”
In reality, she’s been requested about it so many instances, her social media profile now consists of the phrases: “Before you ask – it’s a scar.”
And the actress mentioned it “works for the character of Kelly” who discovered herself embroiled in a homicide.
Speaking to The Sun the actress in May, Mille mentioned viewers’ assumption she had styled it that approach irritated her household.
She mentioned: “My dad will get irritated with on-line feedback like that! When I used to be 2 or 3, I’ve photos trying like a thug.
“I whacked my head off a corner on the bannister and my head just went massive. It never really healed, I kind of like it. It works with the character!”
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Explaining the type of response she’s had from followers of the cleaning soap, she mentioned some followers have not been in a position to differentiate between the actress and the character.
And there’s a lot to dislike about Kelly, after her involvement in Seb Franklin’s homicide.
Millie mentioned: “It’s been half and half. Some people struggle to separate fiction and reality but many have been so kind – I hate your guts but you’re a great actress. It was expected so it’s been all right.”
Speaking earlier this yr the star mentioned she had been left “a blubbering mess” over Nina Lucas’ hate crime assault when she learn it within the script.
She mentioned: “We knew we had to make this an incredible instructional storyline.
“Because it is based on true stories of hate crime, bringing it to a soap it is critical to get it right.”
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