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Coronation Street viewers can’t believe Michelle Keegan’s changing face after watching 60th special

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She left Coronation Street back in 2013, but Michelle Keegan made a return to the cobbles on Monday evening as she appeared on Coronation Street: 60 Unforgettable Years alongside past and present stars in a special episode of the show.

While viewers were over the moon to see the 33 year old back on our screens, others couldn’t help but comment on how different she looks compared to her time on the soap.

Taking to Twitter, one wrote: “Is it just me but does Michelle Keegan look different? It’s as though she’s had loads of work done to her face?! Not sure why though cos she was beautiful!”

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Another said: "Sad to see Michelle Keegan in #Corrie60 Why would someone so naturally attractive do that to herself?!!!”

A third added: “Watching this #Corrie60 thing and Michelle Keegan doesn’t look like Michelle Keegan anymore.”

A fourth tweeted: “Just watching the documentary about Corrie and Michelle Keegan doesn’t even look like Michelle Keegan anymore. What has she done?”

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The brunette beauty opened up about getting her role on the show as viewers were played her first audition tape.

She said: “I didn’t tell my parents that I was going for the role. I didn’t tell them I was going for the final audition because I thought, ‘I don’t want to tell them that I didn’t get the job.’”

Michelle added: “I picked my dad up from work and I put the scripts in the back seat and he got in the car and I said, ‘Dad, will you just pass me my scripts.’ And I remember him looking down, looking at me and then he started crying.

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“It was one of those moments that will stay with me forever.”

The actress played barmaid Tina McIntyre on the soap from 2007 to 2013.

At the time of her departure, she said: “I have had the most amazing six years at Coronation Street and it was such a difficult decision to leave.

“But I felt it was the right time for me to make the next step in my career.

"I will miss Tina and will always be grateful to ITV and Coronation Street for giving me such an amazing role to play for my first ever acting job.”

She has since become one of the most popular actresses in the UK, starring in a number of shows including BBC One’s Our Girl, ITV’s Tina and Bobby and Sky’s Brassic.

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