Why is Fearne Cotton leaving Celebrity Juice? Emily Atack replacing Fearne?

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Fearne Cotton revealed that she was leaving Celebrity Juice after 10 years. Fans are now calling for Emily Atack to replace the longtime host on the ITV2 show. Read on to know why Fearne Cotton left Celebrity Juice.

Fearne Cotton moving on from Celebrity Juice

The Inbetweeners actress has been a regular panelist on Keith Lemon's show alongside Holly Willoughby since 2008.  She is reportedly moving on from Celebrity Juice to focus on upcoming projects.

Speaking to The Sun, she said, "After ten years of complete fun, I have decided to leave Celebrity Juice. It has been a joy to be part of this magnificent show and I wish the team the very best in future series."

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Cotton took to Twitter on December 18 to announce her departure. Sharing a collage of some moments from Celebrity Juice, she wrote, "After ten years on celebrity juice I am leaving. I walk away with so many incredible memories and will miss everyone in front of and behind the cameras so much. So much love and luck to them all for future series x."

Cotton is currently hosting her podcast, Happy Place, and presents a BBC Radio 2 show on Sunday. She will be running a new BBC series in 2019 called Project Interiors.

Fans want Emily Atack to replace Fearne Cotton

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After learning of Fearne's departure, fans took to Twitter to get the producer's attention to Emily Atack. "I reckon @EmAtack would be the perfect replacement for Fearne on #CelebrityJuice," wrote one fan.

Atack has been in the limelight since her appearance on I'm A Celebrity, where she finished second to King Harry Redknapp. 

Fearne was briefly replaced by Kelly Brooke in 2013 during her maternity leave. Fearne appeared on 18 out of 20 series of Celebrity Juice. An official replacement hasn't been announced yet.

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