Coronation Street viewers met Izzy Armstrong’s neighbour this week – and were all left feeling a bit uncomfortable.
Fergus’ first appearance on the cobbles came on Friday night as Izzy discussed her workload with Underworld bosses Carla Connor and Sarah Barlow
Izzy has been appearing in the soap via FaceTime after they allowed her to work from home.
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But her job is at stake as Carla is becoming increasingly frustrated by her work.
Fegus is played by Toby Hadoke, who is Izzy actress Cherylee Houston’s real-life partner appeared on camera to Sarah saying: “I’m worried about Izzy, she won’t admit it but she’s in a lot of pain.”
He asked her bosses for an extension for her work.
One viewer wrote: “I’m getting weird vibes off Izzy’s neighbour.”
A second agreed completely, writing: “I’m getting weird vibes from Izzy’s neighbour.”
A third added: “Something’s creepy about Izzy’s neighbour don’t think he is what he says he is. Creep.”
A fourth said: “This guy is a bit controlling of Izzy.”
A fifth wrote: “Certainly seems like this bloke has controlling behaviour over Izz or some other agenda.”
And a sixth added: “Seems like this man is controlling over Izzy tbh.”
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