Holly Willoughby Back On 'Celebrity Juice' After Maternity Leave, Gino D'Acampo To Return As Panelist

Holly Willoughby is to return to ‘Celebrity Juice’ later this month, after missing the last series due to being on maternity leave.


However, following the birth of her son, Chester, in September, Holly is now ready to return to the ITV2 panel show, alongside host Keith Lemon and her fellow team captain and BFF, Fearne Cotton.

Gino D’Acampo stood in for Holly while she was on maternity leave, and has made such an impression on viewers that he is also being kept on as a returning panelist for the new series of ‘Celebrity Juice’.

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Holly revealed: “I’m so excited to be back and I cannot wait to see the whole 'Celebrity Juice' gang again.

“Strangely, I’ve missed that strawberry blond man and it’s great that Gino is staying too - it’s going to be fun!”

Gino D'Acampo

Admittedly, though, not everyone was so impressed with Gino’s stint as a team captain, after he confessed that his bad language and inappropriate comments had caused him to miss out on some lucrative “family-oriented” sponsorship deals.

He has now said: “It’s fantastico to be back for another series of 'Celebrity Juice'.

“I can’t wait to get started — and this time I’m going to play by Gino’s rules.”

The last series of the show featured a number of notable moments, including Katie Hopkins being brought down a peg by comedian Chris Ramsey, Susanna Reid “swapping faces” with Joey Essex and the celeb smooch no one saw coming, between Olly Murs and Keith Lemon.

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