Home and Away heartthrob Orpheus Pledger is back on Instagram for the first time since he appeared in court on drug possession charges last month.
The Australian soap star, who was charged with possession of methamphetamine in February, uploaded a short video of himself wearing a shirtless at the gym on Tuesday.
Flexing his muscles in the mirror, the 28-year-old wrote: “Where there is will, there is a way [flexing arm emoji, angelic face emoji] #Good feeling.’
‘Feeling good’: Orpheus Pledger, 28, (pictured) is back on Instagram for the first time since his court appearance on drug possession charges last month.
Fans of the actor were thrilled to have him back on social media, with one commenting: “Here he is. [clapping emoji]”.
‘You look amazing!’ Another added.
Last month, Orpheus was handed a six-month pledge of good behavior after discovering he was in possession of ice and 30 tablets of Diazepa — better known as Valium — without a prescription earlier this year.
In good spirits: The actor flexed his muscles in the mirror, writing: “Where there is will, there is way [flexing arm emoji, angelic face emoji] #Good feeling’
In court: Last month, Orpheus was handed a six-month pledge of good conduct after his possession was found on ice and 30 tablets of Diazepa — better known as Valium — without a prescription. Pictured at home and away
The star escaped with a slap on the wrist after being put on a leak show, saving Orpheus no time in prison.
He was also ordered to play in court for $150 and complete a drug awareness course as part of the diversion program.
Police arrested him on February 19 in Brahan – outside Melbourne’s central business district – where he was allegedly found with drugs.
His life was in a “downhill spiral” before he was accused of drug crimes.
New party! Orpheus is preparing to appear at SAS Australia 2022, alongside The Bachelor stars, Locky Gilbert and Ana Heinrich, model Simone Hotznagel and football star Barry Hall.
Pledger, an offshore chiseled Adonis, allegedly set off alarm bells late last year while filming in Sydney for Channel Seven’s The All New Monty: Guys & Gals.
Showcasing the glorious tape, Pledger seemed to be enjoying his time putting his gear in front of the camera for his adoring fans.
His character on Home And Away was killed off in 2019 and watched Covid Pledger reinvent himself as an Instagram star and part-time music producer.
Problems: His life was in a “downhill spiral” before he was accused of drug offenses. In October, he made headlines when he announced his interest in a new love, and Pledger is said to have been ‘the happiest he’s been in a long time’.
In October, he made headlines when he announced his interest in a new love, and Orpheus has been, reportedly, ‘happiest’ in a long time.
But in June, the actor raised eyebrows when he revealed a lot more than he bargained for while photographing himself in the shower.
Orpheus briefly revealed his masculinity in a saucy clip.
Out: Orpheus quit Home And Away in 2019 after deciding he wanted to pursue a career in music. Pictured here with his former co-star Olivia Dieple
He was showing off his well-dressed physique before stepping out naked and cleaning in front of the bathroom mirror.
While the time was laughed at as a terrifying incident, Daily Mail Australia was told that Orpheus’s inner circle had deep concerns about his well-being.
A source close to Orpheus, who asked not to be identified, told Daily Mail Australia that the actor has been struggling since leaving Home And Away in 2019.
“Orpheus has been practicing this problematic behavior for a while, ever since he got back to Melbourne after his character was murdered,” the source said.
Orpheus is now preparing to appear at SAS Australia 2022, alongside Bachelor stars such as Locky Gilbert and Ana Heinrich, model Simone Hotznagel and football star Barry Hall.
Concerns: Sources claim they have been worried about Orpheus since his character was killed in 2019