Hollyoaks actress Gemma Merna has confessed she has been ‘freaked out’ by some of the bizarre fan mail she receives.

The busty blonde stars as ditzy Carmel Valentine in the Channel 4 soap and appears on the front cover of the March issue of Loaded magazine in sexy black underwear and suspenders.

But while Gemma is happy to flaunt her curves in a magazine shoot and on screen, she admitted she had been made uncomfortable by some strange requests in her post bag.

She told the magazine: “One guy did take it a bit far – he asked if he could have a picture of me naked on a rocking horse – that freaked me out!”

Meanwhile, 22-year-old Jorgie Porter, who plays Carmel’s teenage cousin Theresa McQueen has a problem with female fans, some of whom mistake her for her hard-as-nails character.

She recently told Loaded: “This one time, some girl punched me in the arm – I think she thought I was dead hard, like a little toughie with an attitude, but I was like, ‘Ahhh. Oh my god, why would you do that?’

“And young girls think I’m the same age as them and start getting cocky with me. I’m like, ‘Wow, hold on… I’m 22 years old, I don’t want to go and get drunk in a park with you!'”

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