Fans of Geordie Shore were surprised to see an old face return in episode 5 (Tuesday, May 7th).
The MTV show has seen cast changes for series 19 with major cast members such as Abbie Holborn being axed from the regular lineup, so when Alex MacPherson – or Aussie Alex – showed up, everyone was quite surprised!
Here’s everything you need to know about Alex’s return and whether he’ll be a regular from here on out…
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Alex on Geordie Shore
We first met Aussie Alex back in season 17 when they took the show to the Gold Coast in Australia.
But out of all of the Aussies we met in that series, Alex made the biggest impression on the Geordie lot and returned in season 18.
This will be the 23-year-olds third stint on the MTV show but it has yet to be confirmed whether he will stay on as a regular cast member.
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Did Alex come back for Sophie?
Alex throughout his time on the show had a fling with fellow castmember Sophie Kasaei.
In season 18, things were serious enough between them for him to meet Sophie’s dad!
However, since their last interaction Sophie has settled down with new boyfriend Jay. And as she left the Geordie Shore house in the same episode Alex arrived, we’re sure single Alex will be finding himself a new beau pretty quickly.
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Fan reactions to Alex’s return
Fans of the MTV show were desperate for Alex’s return and finally got what they were demanding by episode 5.
Considering how much the viewers love the Aussie lad, we’re confident he’ll stay on for the rest of the series.
But if he doesn’t, don’t fear as Alex will also be appearing on Just Tattoo Of Us, so you can catch up with him there!
WATCH GEORDIE SHORE EVERY TUESDAY AT 10 PM ON MTV.