Channel 4: Gogglebox star quits and says she was fed up having to watch so many ‘dangling willies'

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It’s a sad day for Gogglebox fans as one of the funniest stars has quit – but her reason for it is priceless.

Celebrity Gogglebox star Dame Maureen Lipman has announced her departure from the Channel 4 show.

The 75-year-old Coronation Street actress appeared on ITV’s Loose Women today (December 1) to reveal all to Janet Street Porter.

Janet said: “I want to ask you about Gogglebox. You were wonderful. Are you not going to be on it any more?”

Dame Maureen laughed and replied: “I’ve seen all the male tackle I need to see for this lifetime to be honest.”

Channel 4: Gogglebox star quits and says she was fed up having to watch so many ‘dangling willies’
© David Jensen/PA Wire Celebrity Gogglebox contestant Maureen Lipman clearly had enough of watching Naked Attraction

“We had such a good time but none of the clever things we said went into it,” she said.

“So. No.”

Speaking with the Radio Times, Dame Maureen said: “I’d seen Gogglebox and I thought: ‘Oh, [ours] is the grown-up version, is it?’”

She said: “I’m going to go on, and make a lot of comment now about the oeuvre and ‘I did like his first trilogy, but then I felt in some ways that perhaps over the years…’ But it’s your reaction to 12 dangling willies they want.

“They’re searching for ways to make me go: ‘Urgh!’ So I thought: ‘Well, actually, no, life is too short to watch a series of hopeless men dangle their bits and pieces in my direction. So I’m going.’”

And appearing on This Morning previously, with co star Gyles Brandreth, she said: ““I thought that I was going into something where I was going to be a sort of female Will Self and I was going to comment on people.

“We say really witty things don’t we Gyles?

“However, it’s cut in favour of us going ‘Ew!’ and ‘What’s that? Oh, I didn’t realise people were growing aubergines like that?’”

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