I'm a Celebrity Extra Camp: John Barrowman is unrecognisable as he debuts short grey hair and leaves viewers divided over his new look

He starred in last year's series of I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!

And, on Sunday night, John Barrowman was unrecognisable as he debuted his short grey hair on Extra Camp, leaving viewers divided over his new look with many branding him a 'silver fox,' while others claimed the hairstyle 'aged him.'

The Desperate Housewives star, 52, had previously sported lusciously thick dark raven locks, usually styled into a side-swept look. 

Wow! On Sunday night, John Barrowman was unrecognisable as he debuted his short grey hair on Extra Camp
Just a month ago: The actor left viewers divided over his new look (pictured last month)

Wow! On Sunday night, John Barrowman, 52, was unrecognisable as he debuted his short grey hair on Extra Camp (left), leaving viewers divided over his new look (pictured right last month)

John appeared on Sunday night's spin-off alongside This Morning's Alison Hammond to give his opinion on this year's campmates, after the launch show had aired'

But viewers were stunned when he sang out his well-known catchphrase: 'Fab-u-loussss!' after making a dazzling entrance, as they'd failed to recognise the star.

Taking to Twitter, one fan of the show wrote: 'John Barrowman looking unrecognisable on #ExtraCamp #ImACeleb,' with another adding: 'genuinely didn't recognise John Barrowman, oops.' 

'Wtf has happened to @JohnBarrowman didn't even recognise him #ImACelebrityGetMeOutOfHere,' tweeted another. 

Divided: Viewers were split, with some many branding him a 'silver fox,' while others claimed the hairstyle 'aged him'

Divided: Viewers were split, with some many branding him a 'silver fox,' while others claimed the hairstyle 'aged him'

How we've always known him: The Desperate Housewives star had previously sported lusciously thick dark raven locks, usually styled into a side-swept look (pictured in March)

How we've always known him: The Desperate Housewives star had previously sported lusciously thick dark raven locks, usually styled into a side-swept look (pictured in March)

Here he is! John appeared on Sunday night's spin-off alongside This Morning's Alison Hammond to give his opinion on this year's campmates, after the launch show had aired

Here he is! John appeared on Sunday night's spin-off alongside This Morning's Alison Hammond to give his opinion on this year's campmates, after the launch show had aired

Throwback: John starred in last year's series of I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!

Throwback: John starred in last year's series of I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!

Viewers were left divided over his new look, with some urging him to bring back his former hairstyle, while many praised the star for embracing his grey hair.

'Oh my god John Barrowman's hair... he looks 70 #extracamp,' tweeted one shocked fan, with another writing: 'John Barrowman has aged about 10 years in one year #ExtraCamp.'

'It's been a YEAR. How on earth has John Barrowman aged 30 years?!!!! #ExtraCamp #ImACeleb #ImACelebrityGetMeOutOfHere,' quizzed one viewer, while someone else tweeted: 'John Barrowman has literally aged 10 years in 1 year with that hair #ExtraCamp.'  

No way! But viewers were stunned when he sang out his well-known catchphrase: 'Fab-u-loussss!' after making a dazzling entrance, as they'd failed to recognise the star

Fan reaction: Taking to social media, viewers gave their opinions on his new hairstyle

Fan reaction: Taking to social media, viewers gave their opinions on his new hairstyle

Oh dear: Some viewers felt John's grey hair had dramatically 'aged him'

Oh dear: Some viewers felt John's grey hair had dramatically 'aged him'

Defending his new look, one person tweeted: 'He just cut it literally like a couple days ago before he left to fly over to Australia...

'It is not awful it is awesome and he does not look 70 he looks like the silver fox he is!' 

Someone else wrote: 'Fair play to @JohnBarrowman for embracing the grey!! He looks so different but looks great #ImACeleb #ExtraCamp.'

'@imacelebrity when did John barrowman turn into a silver fox?!' tweeted one fan, while another added: 'OMG is that John Barrowman!! turning into a Silver Fox #ImACelebrityGetMeOutOfHere #ExtraCamp.'

Silver fox! Others took to Twitter to defend his new look, branding him a 'silver fox'

Silver fox! Others took to Twitter to defend his new look, branding him a 'silver fox'

I'm a Celebrity Extra Camp: John Barrowman divides viewers with new look as he debuts grey hair

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