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Monday 27th May 2019

Fans go mad for Matt Baker's beard on The One Show!

He's ditched the razor and viewers can't handle it...

The One Show viewers were sent into a frenzy last night - over presenter Matt Baker's new facial hair!

The BBC host appeared to have ditched the razor over the Christmas break and revealed his new, rugged look on the show last night.

Matt with his new look (Credit: BBC)

It was the first show of the year and viewers were even treated to dishy Grantchester actors James Norton and Tom Brittney on The One Show sofa, but it was Matt's beard that stole the attention.

He looked rather coy as his co-host Alex Jones later said: "The hot topic is Matt's beard."

She added: "Some love it, some hate it! I love it, what do you think?"

He didn't bother shaving before filming (Credit: BBC)

Soon, his hairy face was managing to cause quite a stir on social media.

Some viewers went wild for the 41-year-old's stubble, declaring he looked "hot".

One tweeted: "Matt Baker’s beard... HELLO 😍😍😍 #theoneshow @BBCOne."

While another added: "I’ve said many a time before how much I fancy Matt Baker but now he has a BEARD and it’s now a full blown love affair."

A third gushed: "@BBCTheOneShow well hellooooooo #Matt #Baker. Looking hot with the #beard. 💗 #swoon."

The hot topic is Matt's beard.

But the star's appearance also divided opinion with some saying he needed a good shave!

Matt, and his beard, on The One Show sofa (Credit: BBC)

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"Did Matt Baker not get the memo regarding shaving your Christmas Beard off before returning to work? @BBCTheOneShow #oneshow", chirped one critic.

Meanwhile, a second posted: "Matt Baker not sure about the beard!!!"

He usually goes for the clean-shaven option (Credit: BBC)

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Well, one thing we can be sure of is that nobody really knows what happened on The One Show last night because everyone was too busy starring at Matt's lovely face!

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