Celebrity Juice viewers love new captains Laura Whitmore and Emily Atack

Justin Harp
·2 min read
Photo credit: David Tuck - ITV
Photo credit: David Tuck - ITV

From Digital Spy

Celebrity Juice viewers have a lot to say about the show's all-new look.

Thursday night's season premiere was the introduction of Keith Lemon's new captains, following the announcement earlier this year that Holly Willoughby and Spice Girl Mel B would be leaving.

In their place were Love Island presenter Laura Whitmore and I'm a Celebrity favourite Emily Atack, with Jimmy Carr, Will Mellor, Strictly Come Dancing's Clara Amfo and Tom Grennan guest starring.

The episode was bizarre as usual, with Carr having to hoover up a load of muck with his bum directly from the floor as one of the show's outlandish tasks.

Photo credit: David Tuck - ITV
Photo credit: David Tuck - ITV

Emily continued to have her supporters, with one viewer writing within minutes of her debut: "@EmAtack on @CelebJuice is Fire."

One fan noted: "Watching @EmAtack as a captain on @CelebJuice has Definitly brightened my thursday up."

"Glad to have @CelebJuice back on the tele laughs a plenty keep up the good work and love the new captains," a third wrote, with another adding: "Great additions to @CelebJuice @EmAtack @thewhitmore #celebjuice @lemontwittor"

A few of the other excited reactions are below:

The new line-up of team captains was created especially for this series, as Keith Lemon has admitted that Emily Atack was never before considered in spite of being a fan favourite as a guest.

"It's always about mates, Juice," he told Digital Spy. "When Fearne left, me and Holly just went straight away 'should it be Paddy?' because we're all friends.

"Then he got busy with Top Gear and then I got told 'what do you think of Michelle Keegan or Mel B?' I said they were both wicked, I don't know what politics happened but Mel B turned up, then she got busy with Spice Girls so it was like a rebrand almost."

Photo credit: Talkback / David Tuck
Photo credit: Talkback / David Tuck

Celebrity Juice airs Thursdays at 10pm on ITV2.

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