The Circle fans in disbelief over contestant Tally’s ‘uncanny similarity’ to Stacey Solomon

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Fans of Channel 4 reality show The Circle thought the similarity between contestant Tally and Stacey Solomon was uncanny after tuning into the show.

Viewers of the hit show watched as Tally introduced herself as a doctor's surgery receptionist from Worthing and she told viewers that she’d entered the show to escape the version of her which exists on social media.

“I have built this Instagram that doesn't really represent me as a person,” she explained.

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Tally continued: “I really want to go on The Circle to strip everything back and be perceived as my normal quirky self rather than these posey, edited pictures.

“I want to see if you are really only accepted if you look a certain way.”

After seeing Tally pop up on the show, fans flocked to Twitter to express their thoughts on her resemblance to Loose Women panellist Stacey Solomon.


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“She reminds me of Stacey Solomon,” wrote one fan, while another added: “she’s giving me Stacey Solomon vibes I can’t breathe.”

A third penned: “Tally comes across as a Stacey Solomon doppelgänger.”

Tally, who is in a relationship, is pretending to be single on the show, and she’s living in the same apartment building as the other contestants, who can only speak via a social media app.

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And Tally’s similarity to Stacey Solomon wasn’t the only shock fans received after tuning into the recent episode of The Circle.

Yes, another surprise came when Hunter of Gladiators fame popped up on The Circle, leaving viewers completely shocked at how different he looks.

James Crossley, who played Hunter, was eventually crowned at Ultimate Gladiator in 1998 after battling it out against his co-stars.

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Yet fast-forward a significant amount of years and fans were caught off guard when he suddenly popped up on The Circle, while revealing he would be cat fishing on the show.

The star is now 47 and he is still as muscular as ever despite being older and looking different to how you may have remembered him back in the 90s.

On The Circle, James is pretending to be a lady named Gemma, a Yorkshire-based NHS nurse, to get himself into top spot.

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While introducing himself on the show, he said: “Some of you might remember me many, many years ago as Hunter from Gladiators. Awooga!"

Over on Twitter, fans couldn’t wrap their heads around the fact that Hunter was on The Circle.

“Wtf IT'S HUNTER!!!!!" [sic] wrote one, while another added: “Anyone else go ‘OMG HUNTER FROM GLADIATORS!' as soon as James appeared?! He's looking good!"

A third added: “Just watching #TheCircle and hunter from gladiator is on it. He used to be my favourite gladiator.”

Another fan penned: “No way Hunter from gladiators is in the circle, this is bringing back childhood memories 90s kid.”

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