Gogglebox fans, we have some heartbreaking news for you.
It’s been reported that couch favourites Chris Steed and Stephen Webb may be set to quit the show, in order to appear on Celebrity Big Brother.
The pair are said to have been offered a very generous cheque by Channel 5 bosses. But if they do enter the house, they’ll have to terminate their contract with Gogglebox.
A source tells The Sun: ‘The show’s producers are really keen to get them on and would be happy to pay up to £500,000 to see it happen.
‘Everyone’s really excited at the prospect because they are so dynamic and they already know they make great TV. They’re fan favourites and their dry humour is bound to be hilarious in the house.’
TBH, we can totally get why Channel 5 would be keen to sign up Chris and Stephen.
They make us cry with laughter with their witty comments – and the dynamics would certainly be interesting.
After being friends for nine years, the lads dated for five and a half months when Gogglebox first began.
They split at the end of the first series and have now both moved on with new partners. And luckily, they’re still good mates.
Of course, Chris and Stephen wouldn’t be the first Gogglebox-ers to enter CBB.
Back in 2014, George Gilbey came in fourth place after competing against housemates including Stephanie Pratt, Gary Busey, Lauren Goodger and James Jordan.
Sign up for the newsletter
Get news, competitions and special offers direct to your inbox
You’ll remember that George and his family (mum Linda and step-dad Pete) had to leave Gogglebox at the time, although they returned to the programme this series.
If these rumours are true, let’s just hope the same will happen with Chris and Stephen…