Hollyoaks actress Jennifer Metcalfe has teased what fans can expect from the returning spin-off Hollyoaks Later. The Mercedes McQueen star confirmed she was involved in the special, that is making a comeback for a one-off episode in January. Mercedes will be shot next week in dramatic scenes as part of a new whodunnit, while the culprit has yet to be confirmed. But despite the actress confirming her character would be injured and left in a coma for three weeks, it seems she survives the ordeal as she is set to appear in Hollyoaks Later in the beginning of next year. Speaking to Mirror Online and other publications at a recent Hollyoaks press event, Jennifer confirmed new details. She said: "Yes!
Metcalfe has also made appearances in the spin off show Hollyoaks Later between and as Mercedes. Metcalfe also competed in the sixth series of Dancing on Ice. Metcalfe was born in Bradford , West Yorkshire and grew up on the Holme Wood housing estate,  and has been acting since age Metcalfe obtained a degree in Health and Fitness before starting her acting career. She has been in a relationship with Geordie Shore star Greg Lake since and in February Metcalfe was pregnant with their first child. Her son is named Daye Colmic Lake.
She looks AMAZING!
Olly Murs goes up against former mentor Simon Cowell as he 'launches rival company'. She's only just landed back in the Hollyoaks Village, but soap star Jennifer Metcalfe has unveiled a stunning new hairstyle, making her look a LOT different to her feisty character Mercedes McQueen. Fans were quick to comment on the snap, with many expressing their love for Jen's new hairstyle. One fan wrote, 'You look amazing love the fringe!! Jennifer's former Hollyoaks co-star and good friend Rachel Adedeji also added, 'I wanna kiss you! But Cleo and Joel make the decision to get married on their own without their family's involvement. Cleo's ongoing battle with bulimia is the subject of a special episode for World Mental Health Day. Jack tells Russ he thinks he saw Mercedes and Sylver almost kissing, and Russ gives Jack money to spy on them.
In , Jennifer — who plays Mercedes Fisher in the Channel 4 soap — was forced to fend off rumours of an eating disorder after she was snapped in Marbella in a bikini, revealing a super-slim figure and protruding ribs. And, refreshingly, Jennifer admits that it takes hard work to achieve her toned figure — and says she hits the gym to maintain her shape and keep her stress levels down. She tries to fit in gym sessions twice a week, doing Body Pump classes, running on the treadmill and weights. She also enjoys fitness DVDs and is an ambassador for the 10 Minute Solution DVD series, which specialises in short bursts of exercise that target problem areas.