Will Mellor alarmed by Coronation Street fans who keep trying to buy Class A drugs from him

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Will Mellor has been left shocked by Coronation Avenue followers who’ve approached him and requested to purchase Class A medicine after failing to make a distinction between fiction and actuality.

The 45-year-old actor is at the moment starring on the cobbles as a drug lord named Harvey Gaskell and viewers have seen him inflicting havoc for fellow characters Simon Barlow and Jacob Hay – performed by Alex Bain and Jack James Ryan respectively.

However whereas Will is thrilled to be on the long-running cleaning soap, he has been left surprised by the quantity of people that have approached him on the streets and count on him to be as shifty in actual life as he’s on display.

Particularly, Will says he has been left shocked by individuals approaching him asking him to promote hardcore medicine to them after his character was seen being a vendor on the present.

Will Mellor says Coronation Avenue followers have been asking him for medicine after failing to separate his on-screen character from actual life

He informed The Solar on Sunday: “It was humorous. I went to the native pub and somebody stated to me, ‘Have you ever obtained owt? Have you ever obtained owt, Harvey?’ and I used to be like, ‘What are you speaking about?’.

“I’ve additionally had just a few ladies who’ve stated, ‘I hope you’re not promoting medicine round right here’. I’m like, ‘Cease saying that, individuals will overhear’.”

The star says he has additionally obtained some abuse over the villainous acts his character has carried out on Corrie.

Will Mellor
The TV star joined the cleaning soap earlier this 12 months as drug lord Harvey Gaskell

He recalled: “Folks shout at me on the street, ‘Depart Simon alone, he’s solely small’. I’m like, ‘It’s not actual!’. Nevertheless it’s all good.”

Will’s addition to Corrie was introduced again in February – with the star showing on screens from March.

Discussing his casting information on the time, he remarked: “I am honoured to be requested to come back into Coronation Avenue, it is such an iconic present and has been an enormous a part of my household life.”

He added that when he first launched into a profession as an actor, his mum was hopeful he would someday function on the long-lasting ITV cleaning soap and stated he was comfortable to: “lastly be capable to make it come true.”

Will first broke into performing as a baby star with a recurring function on Youngsters’s Ward earlier than advancing to Hollyoaks as James ‘Jambo’ Bolton within the mid 1990s.

He later performed Gaz Wilkinson within the BBC Three comedy Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps which he starred in alongside Ralf Little and Sheridan Smith.

Will Mellor, Sheridan Smith, Natalie Casey, Ralf Little and Kathryn Drysale
Will starred with Sheridan Smith, Natalie Casey, Ralf Little and Kathryn Drysale in Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps

Whereas Will and Ralf have not too long ago launched a podcast collectively, the star says he hasn’t had contact with fellow Two Pints star Sheridan for years.

He stated: “I noticed that Pals factor the opposite day and I believed we might have completed one thing like that – discuss concerning the outdated days, present some clips for followers of the present – however, to be sincere, a few of the individuals I don’t converse to any extra.

“I’ve not seen Sheridan or spoke to Sheridan in 4 years. I rang her for some time and simply nothing, so I don’t know her any extra. I want her all the very best, however she hasn’t known as me in years.”

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