Luke Evans resigned after Janet Street Porter diss

Pembrokeshire Murders star Luke Evans was defended by the crowd after Janet Street Porter attacked him.

During yesterday’s Loose Women (Jan. 12), the 74-year-old criticized Luke’s acting efforts and judged the exciting new ITV drama.

However, it appears that not all of Janet agreed.


Janet Street Porter beat up Pembrokeshire Murders star Luke Evans yesterday (Image credit: ITV)

Murders in Pembrokeshire: What Did Janet Street Porter Say?

Janet spoke on the podium about her problems with the drama.

She explained, “For it to work, the main character needs to have depth. You must have flaws.

The main actor – played by Luke Evans – had the charisma of an ironing board

“One of the problems I had with that is that the lead actor – played by Luke Evans – had the charisma of an ironing board. It was made of wood. “

Janet continued, “Too many dramas – not necessarily this one as it is based on real life – center around serial killers targeting women.

The True Story of Pembrokeshire Murders
Luke plays Steve Wilkins in The Pembrokeshire Murders (Image credit: ITV)

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“I find it uncomfortable.”

Her colleagues at Loose Women, however, disagreed when they praised the three-part series.

The Pembrokeshire Murders spectators defend Luke Evans

After the show, fans rushed to Twitter to defend leading man Luke.

One wrote, “I’m not sure what she would know about charisma.”


Janet has been criticized by viewers for her verdict on Luke (Credit: ITV)

Beyond that, a second said, “I find the drama Pembrokeshire Murders interesting to watch, couldn’t be neglecting what Janet Street Porter thinks of Luke Evans.

“I like him and always have. Don’t think much of her and her loud mouth anyway, at least it’s easy on the eyes. “

What are the murders in Pembrokeshire about?

The ITV crime drama starring Luke began on Monday night (January 11th).

The 41-year-old Hollywood star plays Detective Superintendent Steve Wilkins, who searches for a vicious serial killer.

Luke Evans reads the script for the Pembrokeshire murders
The Loose Women star named the actor “Wood” (Credit: ITV)

The series is based on the true story of serial killer John Cooper, also known as The Game Show Killer.

The killer murdered Helen and Richard Thomas and Gwenda and Peter Dixon in 1985 and 1989.

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In the meantime, the first episode was a storm with viewers – with more than 6.3 million viewers.

It marks the highest ratings for a new ITV drama since The Durrells in 2016.

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