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Keith Lemon teases Fearne Cotton's Celebrity Juice replacement

Who will compete against Holly Willoughby?

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Sharnaz Shahid
Deputy Online Editor
January 18, 2019
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Following Fearne Cotton's shock departure from Celebrity Juice after ten years, main host Keith Lemon has revealed that ITV bossed have already picked their replacement - and it's someone the nation will know! During Friday's appearance on Good Morning Britain, the 45-year-old teased: "I do know who it is, but it's not confirmed. When it is confirmed I'll come back and give you an exclusive." When probed about the Emily Atack rumours, he replied: "I love Emily, I have been talking about doing a telly programme with her. It is someone you know otherwise it would be weird."

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Fearne Cotton has left Celebrity Juice

Emily, who is best known for playing Charlotte in The Inbetweeners, is a favourite after she delighted viewers with her humour on I'm A Celebrity. Keith - real name Leigh Francis - did confirm that Fearne will not return for one more show alongside himself and Holly Willoughby. "Oh no, she’s finished," he added. "The last series was her last series."

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In December, Fearne confirmed that she will be stepping down from Celebrity Juice, a short while later she opened up about her surprising decision to leave the show. Chatting on Lorraine, the BBC Radio 2 presenter revealed that she wanted "shake-up" her life. "I did 10 brilliant years there and 20 series and I loved it so, so much and I'll walk away missing the gang massively," she explained. The star added: "I think you need to have change and have a shake-up in life every now and again and take risks and feel a bit scared again. It was the same when I left Radio 1 - I left on a bit of a high and wanted to try something new and have a new adventure. It's very much with that sort of feeling attached to it."

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