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Kerry Katona ‘replaces’ Katie Price and lands a job on popular lunchtime show

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KERRY Katona has landed a job presenting on Steph’s Packed Lunch.

The 41-year-old former Atomic Kitten singer will probably be internet hosting a sequence of segments on subjects near her coronary heart – taking on from shut pal Katie Price.

Kerry Katona has landed a job on Steph’s Packed LunchCredit: Channel 4
Katie Price previously filmed segments for the show
Katie Price beforehand filmed segments for the showCredit: 3

The news comes as host Steph McGovern instructed The Sun there are at present no plans for Katie to return following her alleged assault.

Steph instructed us: “There are not any plans to have Katie Price again.

“We’ve got a great relationship with her but at the moment, she won’t be returning.”

Asked if she’s supporting Katie, Steph defined: “I don’t know her particularly well other than working on the show.

“I don’t have her number or anything like that. I just know her from the show.”

Channel 4 have confirmed Kerry’s new presenting gig.

A TV insider mentioned: “Katie had a actually good run on the show, however Kerry is having her huge break now.

“It’s a really big deal for Kerry and she’s already started filming some bits for it.

“She’s excited to be back on TV and follow in the footsteps of her best mate Katie.”

Katie hasn’t been on-screen since revealing her badly bruised face after she was allegedly assaulted final month — saying: “I ran away after being punched.”

A person in his 30s was held on suspicion of assaulting mum-of-five Katie after the incident at her dwelling.

The TV star, 43, was taken to hospital as police had been known as to her dwelling in Essex at about 1.30am.

The 43-year-old star instructed The Sun: “I’ve obtained a huge bruise, my face is all puffy, and I went to hospital. I’m nonetheless all dazed. I’m devastated. I’ve instructed police that I used to be assaulted, and am in shock that this occurred.

“I ran away after being punched — I ran to Harvey’s home close by and have now executed harm to my ft, which I beforehand injured.

“The struggle was unprovoked — I used to be simply sitting there watching telly when the assault occurred.

“I can’t say any more.”

Steph McGovern told The Sun about working alongside Katie
Steph McGovern instructed The Sun about working alongside KatieCredit: The Mega Agency

 

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