John Barrowman has been added to this year’s Dancing on Ice judging panel, which comes back to British television tonight on ITV at 6pm. Recently, John, who is well known for his “fab-u-lous” catchphrase, debuted a new hairstyle on I’m A Celebrity: Extra Camp.
John, who starred in last year’s series of ITV’s I’m A Celebrity … Get Me Out of Here, appeared on the spin-off show to give his opinion on this year’s new contestants.
However, viewers had mixed reactions to his new hairdo.
The 52-year-old actor, who was famed for his role on Torchwood, had swapped his luscious dark brown, longer locks for a grey and short military hairdo.
One puzzled fan took to Twitter to say: “Are you gonna mention John Barrowman’s hair or am I?”
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Another asked: “How’s John Barrowman gone from having thick brown hair to it thinning out on top and being silver grey within one year?”
A third added: “Woah!! How different does John Barrowman look with his hair! #ImACelebrityGetMeOutOfHerenow.”
One viewer even mused: “What is going on with John Barrowman’s hair? Looks like he’s literally just shaved it, walked on to set, and there are still bits of clipped hair sitting on top of his head #ExtraCamp.”
“John Barrowman has literally aged 10 years in 1 year with that hair #ExtraCamp,” another added.
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Many fans of the actor were wondering whether this new look will make an appearance on Dancing on Ice.
“Will John Barrowman be a silver fox on [Dancing on Ice]? Or do you think he’ll dye it back?,” one fan shared on social media alongside a series of emojis.
A second fan said: “I’m not sure I like John Barrowman’s new hair, I hope he dyes it for DOI [Dancing on Ice].”
Whilst another added: “Is it me or is John Barrowman ready for a touch up of Just For Men?”
However many other fans were supportive of his fresh hairdo.
One fan said: “I don’t know about anyone else but John Barrowman looks hunky with his new hairstyle.”
Whilst another said: “Loving John Barrowman’s new hair. Looks like Mr Jameson from Spiderman.”
A third added: “John Barrowman is a silver fox, he looks great!”
Five fun facts about John Barrowman
5. He owes much of his success to his teachers
Many actors are told in their youth to give up their foolish dreams of making it big in Hollywood.
Others, like Barrowman, were lucky enough to see tremendous support from role models as they grew up.
His teachers in high school recognised his talent and encouraged him to pursue performing arts.
4. John Barrowman net worth
John has had a long and successful career, as such, it is no surprise that he has earned a considerable fortune.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, he boasts a $ 4million (£3million) net worth.
3. He has a distinguished theater career
John has seen remarkable success in film and television, with a filmography that dates back to the 1980s. However, his initial acting work was actually on stage instead of screen.
Some of his most notable performances include roles in Miss Saigon, The Phantom of the Opera, and The Fix, for which he was nominated for the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Musical.
2. He is a talented musician
In addition to acting, Barrowman has also had a storied career as a musician. He has released quite a few albums as a solo artist dating back to the early 1990s
1. Uses his status to help others
As an actor, musician, author, and television host, John is clearly an exceptionally busy individual.
However, he still manages to find time to help others. While he has supported several causes over the years, his most notable activism has been for gay rights.