Coronation Street fans demand to know how soap will explain Craig Tinker actor Colson Smith’s sudden weight loss


CORONATION Street fans have been left confused over Craig Tinker actor Colson Smith’s extreme weight loss.

The actor has shed the pounds since being in lockdown – and viewers want to know how soap writers are going to explain his sudden body transformation.

The newly trim soap star

The 21-year-old Craig Tinker star posted a picture of himself out exercising in the sunshine and fans were amazed at his new lean body.

But viewers are keen to know how on earth his makeover will be written into the storyline.

Fans took to social media and wrote alongside the new pics of him looking trim and healthy: “Awesome job but he’s gonna proper ruin the continuity of Coronation Street.”

Another commented: “To be fair they wrote in that he was wanting to get fit etc. I thing Covid-19 has buggered up continuity tbh.”

Colson before his makeover
The actor pre running

One Corrie fan wrote: “Looking great there Colson, brand new storylines for you when Corrie is back filming.”

A follower commented: “Can’t wait to see how the writers explain this extreme hot change. Congratulations.”

On the Cobbles

Colson who was shown posing in workout gear, wrote: “Bank Holiday run done 🤩 Feet up & some family time while staying at home now! Have a good un folks 🇬🇧 ☀.”

His stunned Corrie co-star Andy Whyment, who plays Kirk Sutherland, replied: “Looking absolutely mega pal well done 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻.”

Sophie Webster actress Brooke Vincent added: “CRAIG TINKERS GONNA HAVE GROUPEES VERY SOON 😍.”

Another fan joked: “He will catch all those Corrie Crims now!!!”

The actor first showed off his impressive new look, which has seen him shed more than a stone, as he headed off to a showbiz event back in March.

Colson started hitting the gym regularly this year to make sure he was in shape for his storyline on Corrie.

His police officer character had taken up running after finding that he was out of breath while chasing shoplifters.

Craig even told his Weatherfield pals that he was going to make an effort to get healthier after being bullied at work.