Dennis Van Outen’s rookie ex Eddie Boxshall has reportedly been fired from Celebrity Gogglebox, with Kimberley Walsh lined up to take his place.
The television star, 47, had previously participated in a Channel 4 show with Eddie, 47, but announced she would break up with boyfriend of seven years on Friday after he was reportedly having phone sex with other women. Was.
The pair joined Gogglebox together in 2019 and while they quickly became fans, Denise has no desire to work with her ex.
On screen: Dennis Van Outen’s rookie ex Eddie Boxshall has reportedly been fired from Celebrity Gogglebox, with Kimberley Walsh lined up to replace him
A source told The Sun: ‘They had already signed up for the next round of filming, when Denise left Eddie and she wanted to honor the commitment.
‘But she won’t put Eddie back in the house, let alone on his couch, so she’s looking for a friend to come on board.
‘Ideally, it would be Kimberly Walsh as they are good friends and Kimberley has been on Gogglebox before.’
MailOnline has contacted Channel 4 for comment.
Good Friends: Denise is hoping to convince celebrity Gogglebox owners that Kimberly Walsh appears with her on the show because they’re close friends (pictured in 2016)
Confirming her split from Eddie in an Instagram post last week, Denise wrote: ‘Over the past few months, there has been a lot of speculation about my relationship with Eddie.
‘I am sad to confirm that we are no longer a couple. I had to make the difficult decision of not continuing my relationship.
‘We will always cherish the good times and memories we spent together. We want you to please respect our privacy at this time, especially for our children.’
All Over: Denise reportedly announced the end of a seven-year romance after discovering his infidelity involved him going on dates with other women.
Difficult: Confirming their separation in an Instagram post on Friday evening, Denise wrote: ‘Over the past few months, there has been a lot of speculation about my relationship with Eddie’
The Sun claimed on Friday that Tara and her fiancé had separated due to the incidents.
A source told the publication: ‘It’s the last thing he expected to happen. She thought it was forever – but when she’s out for work she betrays his trust and sits in his house.’
According to the newspaper Denise asked Eddie to leave his house after discovering that he was exchanging messages and calls with women he met online and hooking up with others on secret dates. Were were
The source continued about the alleged cheating: ‘Their families are close, and they get on very well with each other’s children. But the trust is completely broken and he doesn’t see any way out for their relationship.
‘Eddie has moved out to be with a friend nearby and has already accepted some of it after being pushed for some answers. But Denise is determined to move on with her life.
‘She is angry and upset but she has always worked hard to support herself and stand on her own two feet, so she is determined to do it again.’
A source told The Sun: ‘Eddie is convinced he can win Denise back and is unwilling to throw all his memories together. He is doing everything possible to save their relationship.
The former have both been spending time with friends and family in the days following the split, with Eddie sharing a photo from a pub visit with his son on Monday night, while Denise on Tuesday morning with her 11-year-old daughter Betsy Enjoyed the walk.
Eddie enjoyed a pint with his son Jordan to celebrate his 27th birthday, sharing a photo of the two with their arms around each other at the pub.
‘Happy 27th Birthday Blue!! I love you @jordanboxshall_ have a nice day #son #blue #jordan #fatherandson #birthdayboy #27 #090195,’ Eddie captioned the photo.
He also ‘catched up coffee’ with an old school friend on Monday, sharing another picture taken at the pub with his friend.
Single: Denise and Eddie unfollowed each other on Instagram after Denise confirmed their separation. Eddie enjoyed a night out with his son last week
Meanwhile, Denise started Tuesday with a mother-daughter walk near her Essex home. The star shared a photo of herself and Betsy on a dog walk in the morning sun on her Instagram Stories, captioning the photo ‘Betsy’ with a heart emoji.
According to reports Eddie is ‘desperate’ to win Denise back – following the revelation that he was allegedly having sex over the phone with other women.
Denise reportedly traced his infidelity, which included him going on dates with other women, as well as claims of phone sex.
Support from friends: Eddie also ‘catched up coffee’ with an old school friend on Monday, sharing another photo he took at the pub with his friend. He is reportedly staying with Denise in a room above a friend’s pub to be near their former home.
Over the weekend, it was alleged that Eddie was ‘pulling out all the stops to save their seven-year relationship’ and ‘near’ their Essex home in a room above a friend’s pub in hopes of returning. living in
However, Denise is adamant that their romance is over and according to reports, is ‘determined to move on’ after her heartache.
Denise and Eddie were an item for seven years and shared a home in Essex with their 11-year-old daughter, Bestie, whom they shared with West End star Lee Mead.
Eddie is the father of Jordan, 27, and Leah, 22, from a previous relationship.
Family: The former have both been spending time with friends and family in the days following the split, with Denise enjoying a morning walk with her 11-year-old daughter Betsy on Tuesday.
The couple first “flirted” with the idea of expanding their family before going against the idea.
Earlier this year, Denise and Eddie first revealed their plans to tie the knot with Hello! The magazine said, ‘When we have finished our podcast and this terrible lockdown is over, the wedding bells will ring.
‘Betsy is desperate to marry us; She tells us that all the time. We want to do this also surrounded by all our family and friends.
Denise first went down in 2009 to marry Lee, the 40-year-old father of their daughter Betsy, though they split in 2013.
The former couple married in Seychelles in April 2009. They met in 2007 when she won Any Dream Will Do and she was a judge on the show.
The star, who describes The Only Way Is Essex, dated Jamiroquai lead singer JK, 52, for three years from 1998 to 2001. Denise had previously enjoyed a romance with 52-year-old actor and filmmaker Nick Moran in 2001.
Happy times: Denise and Eddie were an item for seven years and shared a home in Essex with their 11-year-old daughter, Bestie, whom she shares with West End star Lee Mead.