I don't know what it is about a man with a beard, but to me they are automatically 100x better looking with some facial fuzz.

I'm pretty sure I have pogonophilia, which is basically someone who's incredibly attracted to men with beards. Hipsters, watch out.

Alan Carr has just shocked fans by posting this picture of him sporting a full beard and, I have to say, he looks amazing.

He captioned the pic: "I think being a hipster suits me". Yes, Alan. Yes it does.

Credit: Instagram

The 41-year-old usually sports a clean-shaven look, so you can imagine the response from fans.

Credit: PA Images

Well actually you don't have to imagine because I'll tell you.

One fan wrote: "Omg I didn't realise that was you. Love seeing your beautiful face & smile trim it off," while another added: "Had to look twice ! Not your best look."

Urm, sorry?! Is everyone looking at the same picture as me? He looks amazing!

Another fan added: "Hobo more like! I prefer you clean-shaven Alan."


Sadly, it looks like the beard is a FAKE. Why, Alan?! Whyyyyy?!

How do we know? Well, he's only just posted this tweet on September 11 alongside the beautiful Liz Hurley.

So unless he's got beard growing superpowers then it's a stick-on.

He captioned the pic: "Me and the gorgeous Liz Hurley trading (well, holding up phones in a staged manner) #BGCCharityDay"

TBF, I'm glad. It was weird fancying him.

Let's have a little throwback to the time that Justin Bieber appeared on Alan's show, Chattyman, and threw a load of Maltesers into his gob. No, I don't know why either but hey, such is life.

Credit: Channel 4

You've got to love him, haven't you?

Mel Ramsay

Mel Ramsay is the Senior Journalist at PRETTY52 but has worked at LADbible Group as part of the LADbible editorial team since 2015. She started her career writing obituaries and funeral guides online. Since then, her work has been published in a wide variety of national and local news sites. She is part of the BBC's Generation project and has spoken about young people, politics and mental health on television, radio and online. Contact her - mel.ramsay@pretty52.com

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