Michael Parr has joked he’s considering doing an adult film after spending the last year out of work.
The 34 year old, who previously revealed he has a secret career as a teaching assistant, took to his Instagram feed to share a screenshot of a message he received over social media.
The Emmerdale star, who is known for playing the role of Ross Barton on the popular ITV soap opera, appeared to be offered a lifeline by a leading adult entertainment company.
“Mike hello. Would you be interested in a porn opportunity, with a UK based professionally run company with a large share of the market?” the message read.
The sender added: “If so, get back to me and I will send you the details, it is based in London where you are. thanks.” [sic]
Mike, who previously sparked rumours he could be dating Isabel Hodgins after posing for a cosy snap, captioned it: “(Ross Gellar voice) I WILL TAKE IT!!!..
“After a year of not working this is actually looking like the only option I have left :)”.
Amused celebrity friends were quick to comment, encouraging him to take the job as Jack P Shepherd wrote: “Do it. Be mint experience. And one for the book”.
Kelvin Fletcher simply said: “Why not,” to which Mike replied: “@kelvin_fletcher exactly, Kel, EXACTLY!!” [sic]
While Amy Walsh posted seven laughing emojis before adding: “I’ll give you a refund in the form of 5 dollars!” to which Mike responded by writing: “@amyvwalsh “I need a sofa that says kids welcome but also says come here to me….you say that to kids?”
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Many of his 253,000 fans were also keen on him taking the job as one person wrote: “Right up your alley this mate,” with two laughing emojis.
Another joked: “You’ll say yes and they’ll be like ‘sorry this was just an availability check.’ We’ve cast someone else.”
A third said: “I’ll watch….just to make sure it’s not a scam obviously,” with a rolling eyes emoji and a laughing emoji.
While a fourth added: “What’s your name going to be?? That’s the main question,” before adding: “Staring in Willy W***** and the chocolate factory,” followed by two stars emojis and a red pepper emoji.