Holly Willoughby is taking a two-week hiatus from This Morning to film a show for the BBC, according to reports.
Holly will host Wim Hof’s Superstar Survival alongside comedian Lee Mack, and return to the UK at the weekend to film Dancing On Ice alongside Phillip.
The series produced by Hungry Bear Media will follow a group of introspective celebrities as they embark on an epic journey of self-improvement and face a unique test of mental toughness like no other, under the guidance of a ” extreme athlete “and well-being icon Wim Hof, aka ‘The Iceman’.
Participating celebrities will tackle wild and death-defying challenges in Europe’s most difficult conditions, on a journey of self-discovery with the goal of defeating their demons, from anxiety and insomnia to problems. persistent health problems.
Holly said, “I can’t wait to team up with Lee and Wim on this show. Lee is a favorite in our house because he’s so hilarious and I’ve been a fan of Wim for a long time – he’s a genius who is. incredibly passionate about helping others. This show is going to be brilliantly entertaining and you never know… you might discover things that could help you along the way too. “
A source said The sun: “Holly loved me so much that I’m a celebrity it gave her the confidence to go out on her own and do more mainstream solo TV projects. Holly did a great job replacing Ant and was one of the highlights of the show that year.
“She has big career ambitions and is starting the year as she intends to continue.”
The insider added, “However, she loves This Morning and her on-screen partnership with Phillip, so she’s not going anywhere long term. She’s just grateful that ITV bosses are giving her the freedom to do her work. own projects. “
There have been rumors that Holly has been able to quit her role on This Morning for some time – but she has denied these claims.
“I never think like that. I feel very lucky to be on this show. The show changes so much, I think that’s the beauty of This morning“she said,” recently he had the highest odds in 15 years. It works really well, which is extraordinary for a series that has been around for this long. And I think because it changes and it evolves and it adapts. ”
She added, “But I think this show has something to teach us a little bit; as long as we keep evolving and changing and moving forward and being happy to keep up with things.”