Former Gogglebox households: where they are now – from tragic deaths and prison to bitter off-screen feuds
GOGGLEBOX has entertained the nation over these earlier eight years with a lovable solid – an entire lot of whom have flip into family names.
Today it was launched that 5 additional stars will drop out of the Channel 4 present after three deaths of Mary Cook, Pete McGarry and Andy Michael.
Gogglebox’s authorities producer Victoria Ray instructed the Daily Star: “Their loved one won’t be taking part in the show for the moment. Understandably, they want their privacy.”
Bristolian Marina Wingrove is amongst these shortly pulling out after her co-star Mary, who appeared inside the present from 2016 onwards, died on the age of 92 in August.
That comparable month, Andy died after a “short illness” on the age of 61 and now the former UKIP member’s family Carolyne, Alex and Louis will take a break from the present.
Linda McGarry, whose husband Pete died from bowel most cancers in June on the age of 71, will even not seem this season.
Gogglebox drew in further than 5 million views final December and with out query, its success is down to the roster of lovable characters.
But what occurs to the celebrities when they depart the present? We take a look at among the many many ex-Gogglebox households to uncover out where they are now.
Sandra Martin, Chanchez Martin and Sandi Bogle
The hilarious Brixton duo are positively a part of the Gogglebox Hall of Fame.
They turned acknowledged for all the time consuming Pot Noodles and takeaways.
But the pair have been torn aside in 2016 when Sandi determined to hand over the present, leaving Sandra to proceed alongside alongside along with her daughter Chanchez.
However in 2017, Sandra hand over the present too saying it wasn’t the an an identical with out Sandi.
Sandi has since taken half genuinely reveals comparable to Celebrity Big Brother, Famous And Fighting Crime and Celebrity Fat Fighters.
The star has furthermore been a limiteless campaigner to put a cease to knife crime after she misplaced her nephew Bjorn Brown, 23, in 2017.
In 2016, she furthermore launched her debut single “Casanova” on DeeVu Records and furthermore has her non-public album, Independent Woman.
Her companion in crime Sandra has furthermore gone on to additional actuality TV fame collaborating in First Dates and 100 Years Younger In 21 Days.
She tweeted: “100 Years Younger In 21 Days was the next best thing in my life after Gogglebox. That’s one of the reasons it was good to leave Gogglebox so I can so that experience trip.”
The actuality favorite was reportedly shut to turning into homeless after quitting Gogglebox – and was axed from Celebrity Big Brother after revealing she was going into the home.
Sandra furthermore revealed in March 2020 that her sister-in-law died of coronavirus.
Her heartache did not cease there as she misplaced 4 fully totally different individuals shut to her due to the lethal bug collectively alongside along with her pal, pal’s dad and her uncle.
Meanwhile, Chanchez has continued to work as a magnificence therapist and has launched her non-public cosmetics line.
Steph and Dom Parker
The bubbly-loving pair are most fascinating acknowledged for his or her witty one-liners, making them firm favourites of the distinctive solid.
Steph and Dom starred on the present for 4 years, prior to leaving to proceed working their mattress and breakfast.
Afterwards, they starred genuinely TV reveals comparable to Four In A Bed, Celebrity MasterChef and The Jump.
They even took to the stage for 2017’s Let’s Sing and Dance For Comic Relief to carry out Dead Ringer For Love by Meatloaf and Cher.
In March 2020, the husband and companion duo revealed the unhappy info that they have been shutting the doorways to their £5million resort after it went bust.
Scarlett Moffatt is essential decide to come out of Gogglebox.
After two years on the present, Scarlett left County Durham to head to the I’m A Celebrity jungle.
She was topped Queen of the Jungle in the course of the sixteenth assortment and joined Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway as a presenter.
Moffatt has appeared in Celebrity Juice, First Dates, Through The Keyhole and in 2018 guest-hosted a night radio present on Heart.
In 2019, your full household have been as soon as extra on our screens for controversial Channel 4 assortment The British Tribe Next Door, where they lived alongside the Himba tribe in Namibia for 4 weeks.
She furthermore appeared in The Great Stand Up to Cancer Bake Off 2020, ITV’s new assortment Celebrity Karaoke Club and a gift episode of Supermarket Sweep alongside fellow Queen of the Jungle Jacqueline Jossa.
Mum Linda Gilbey and step-dad Pete McGarry shot to fame in assortment two of Gogglebox with their son George Gilbey.
However, they have been kicked off the present in 2014 when George broke the principles about occurring fully totally different TV reveals and went into the Celebrity Big Brother dwelling.
However, the Essex household returned to the present in 2016.
Later that yr George and his girlfriend Gemma welcomed their first youngster collectively, Amelie, into the world.
In October 2019, George was jailed for 3 months after being discovered accountable of drink-driving.
During an take a look at Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court on October 1, Gilbey, 35, pleaded accountable to a price of driving a motorcar with an alcohol diploma above the authorised prohibit.
He was jailed due to the exact actuality he was already serving a bunch punishment for attacking his ex-girlfriend in a drunken rage.
In the wake of the coronavirus disaster, the fact TV star acquired a job stacking cabinets in his native Morrisons.
Mum Nikki, dad Jonathan, and siblings Josh and Amy make up the Tapper household.
However, Josh left after solely a brief stint as he had been given a spot on the Government Communications Apprenticeship scheme.
In October 2018, Amy furthermore hand over the present to participate in Celebs Go Dating.
The coronavirus pandemic almost had a devastating affect on the household as dad Jonathan was left stopping for his life.
While his companion Nikki and kids Amy and Josh furthermore acquired proper right here down with coronavirus, Jonathan was left severely sick and compelled to self-isolate away from then.
The household have all fortuitously made a full restoration and Amy places it down to the fact that between herself and dad Jonathan, they managed to shed a whopping six stone between them.
Both Amy and her dad look unrecognisable to when they first hit our screens after collaborating in Do The Unthinkable Diet with Muscle Foods to lose some weight.
Leon and June Bernicoff
The nation’s favorite grandparents have been two of the favored stars of the Channel 4 present.
Leon and June have been most fascinating acknowledged for his or her banter and good sense of humour.
Unfortunately, 83-year-old Leon handed away in December, 2017.
Two months after Leon died there was a selected tribute present in his honour and the next yr June wrote a memoir about their 60-year love story.
Sadly, June furthermore died on May 5, 2020, following a brief sickness.
Channel 4 issued a press launch on behalf of her household, confirming the unhappy info.
It mentioned: “As the first couple to be cast for Gogglebox back in 2013, June and her husband Leon were a huge part of the programme’s success.
“Their warmth, wit and contrasting personalities endeared them to the nation during the course of the first 10 series.”
Viewers have been left in tears because of the present paid tribute to her.
Reverend Kate Bottley
The Church of England minister and husband Graham shot to fame all by their 5 assortment on the present.
After leaving in 2016, Kate went on to flip proper right into a journalist, TV presenter and radio pundit.
She usually presents the Pause For Thought part on the Radio 2 Breakfast Show and has fronted the Prayer For The Day on Radio 4.
Rev Bottley has furthermore has taken half in 8 Out of 10 Cats, Celebrity MasterChef, BBC1’s Impossible and obtained Richard Osman’s House of Games.
During the UK’s first lockdown The TV star, 45, determined to get in sort and in July revealed her unimaginable transformation.
Chris Ashby-Steed and Stephen Webb
The hairdressing duo from Brighton had viewers in stitches each week.
Unfortunately, the pair break up up, nonetheless the two remained civil on-screen and carried on filming till Chris stepped down.
Stephen’s mum Pat modified Chris for a set of the present.
Chris revealed to The Mirror that he has suffered from extreme despair since falling out with Stephen, telling the publication: “There have been times where I’ve felt so low that I think, ‘How can I kill myself?’”
He now lives in his lovely dwelling in Hove collectively collectively together with his companion Tony.
For the latest assortment of the Channel 4 present, Stephen is now joined by his husband Daniel Lustig.
Mum Viv, German-born dad Ralf, Eve and her boyfriend Jay are from The Wirral.
Jay Makin was sometimes generally known as “Silent Jay” as he was on no account heard saying a phrase on the present.
Gogglebox viewers have been often left in hysterics as Jay sat in silence whereas the household talked in regards to the reveals on-screen.
However, Jay disappeared from the Woerdenwebers’ couch after he break up up with Eve in 2015.
Jay now retains a low profile on social media nonetheless was working at Baa Bar Fleet Street in Liverpool after leaving the present
The former actuality star, who has since chopped off his extended locks, lists himself as a ‘bar associate at Wetherspoons’ on Facebook and is courting as quickly as further.
Viv ran a retailer referred to as Twilight, whereas Ralf labored for German electronics company Bosch and was furthermore the drummer in a heavy metallic band, Citizen Zen.
Eve, inside the meantime, was finding out drama at school.
Vernal, Shirley and Olivia cherished had short-lived fame on Gogglebox after solely exhibiting for 2 seasons till 2017.
The household, who’ve been from the Wirral, in Merseyside, have been seen having satisfying with bottles of purple wine all by their time on the present.
Prior to exhibiting on Gogglebox, daughter Olivia went viral after the rapper Coolio acquired proper right here to her scholar lodging and frolicked alongside alongside along with her flatmates.
The Gangsta’s Paradise singer carried out his iconic observe and furthermore cooked a three-course meal for school kids after bumping into them on an evening out.
Since leaving the present, she continued to work in retail in administration roles at Ted Baker and Selfridges, now in accordance to LinkedIn, she’s a growth stylist.
It wasn’t extended prior to the Dorset household – consisting of fogeys Toni and Jeffrey and teen daughters Jessica and Elizabeth – acquired proper right here beneath fireplace all by their first season on Gogglebox in 2016.
Viewers vented on Twitter after Jessica expressed pleasure over her “new chopping board”.
She mentioned: “I can’t wait to use it, I’m going to buy a nice-looking sourdough to cut…”
One fan of the present mentioned they “instantly disliked” the household and one totally different tweeted: “Ffs get this posh family talking about chopping boards off my screen.”
They appeared on the present till 2017 and on Twitter shared snaps of themselves on sunny holidays, attending Royal Ascot and additional till 2018.