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Monday 24th September 2018

EastEnders' fans DIVIDED over Ian Beale's new makeover!

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Ian Beale's return from New Zealand caused something of a stir among EastEnders fans on Monday night - but it wasn't his argument with Masood over samosas that got people tweeting... it was his new makeover!

Ian's got a new look - but not everyone likes it! (Credit: BBC)

The Walford legend came back from visiting son Peter sporting some rather attention-grabbing facial hair - and also a new positive outlook on life.

Hmm, we wonder how long that will last for?

Will Mel fall for Ian's new facial hair? (Credit: BBC)

While some viewers thought Ian's new beard made him look suave and sophisticated, some totally disagreed - wondering if he was about to become a tramp again like he did back in 2012.

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Some fans joked that Ian's new look could mean the women of Walford might need to watch out...

But others weren't convinced and thought Mr Beale needed a shave - and pronto!

This week sees Ian attempting to bag himself a date with ex Mel Owen - but it seems like Mel might be the flavour of the month because Jack Branning is also desperate to win her affections.

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Ian tries his luck wooing Mel again (Credit: BBC)

But with Ian's new beard, who knows what might happen. Maybe Mel is a fan of a bit of facial hair...!

EastEnders airs Monday and Friday at 8pm and Tuesday and Thursday at 7.30pm on BBC One.

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