EastEnders fans were treated to yet another surprise under the reign of Dominic Treadwell-Collins tonight, as Fat Elvis finally made an appearance.
Fat Elvis has been mentioned on EastEnders for over ten years but has remained an unseen character, until tonight’s episode.
At Kat and Alfie’s leaving party, Mo Harris revealed to her friends and family that her and Fat Elvis plan to marry.
Moments later, ‘Fat Elvis’ walked into the Vic, played by former BBC The Voice contestant Shenton Dixon.
Was so buzzing we got to see the famous fat elvis tonight💯
— ćrâig fïïshęr (@CF__72) May 22, 2015
Some fans on Twitter were just confused:
Who is Fat Elvis?! #EastEnders
— EastEndersFan (@EELovers) May 22, 2015
Whereas others were a little too happy:
Friday,May 22nd, at around 20:20 hours: The moment Fat Elvis's face was shown in Eastenders…my life has changed forever.
— MsChanandlerBong (@OhItsJustMeeeee) May 22, 2015
And one fan began to look into it a little too much:
However, the response on Twitter was mostly positive, with ‘Fat Elvis’ trending #2 in the United Kingdom: