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Gogglebox's Lee DM'd by Eurovision's Bucks Fizz star Cheryl after dig on show

Gogglebox star Lee Riley found himself in hot water after comments he made about Eurovision icon and Bucks Fizz star Cheryl Baker, which didn’t go down too well with the singer.The TV critic, who has been a staple of our Friday nights since joining the show in 2014 alongside best mate Jenny, recently revealed that Cheryl had slid into his DM’s after he made a few brutal digs at the pop icon while on the show. While watching the Eurovision 1981 winners perform on ITV’s This Morning, both Lee and Jenny had been tickled by the performance when hosts Ruth Langsford and Eamonn Holmes were spotted clapping along animatedly to the live performance.

Jenny said: “Look at him and her, they’re loving it!” Get exclusive celebrity stories and fabulous photoshoots straight to your inbox with OK!'s daily newsletter . Lee added: “[They’re] thinking 'get this s*** off!'” Not one to let the comments lie, Cheryl soon messaged the Channel 4 star to call him out over the hurtful comments.

Recalling the incident while completing press for this year’s BAFTA Television Awards, which saw Googlebox scoop the award for best reality and constructed factual programme, Lee said: “I think I said something about Bucks Fizz once, and she did message me. Cheryl Baker.

And I did say that I was only jesting.” “I said, 'You are a good singer!'” It isn’t the only celebrity Lee fears he may have offended, with the reality star admitting that he had “ducked and dived” from stars at this year’s ceremony just in case they wanted to confront him over any previous digs he’d made on the show. When asked who they were looking forward to running into, Lee and his castmate Mica Ven both confessed that they didn’t want to bump into anyone they had “slagged off” on the

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Gogglebox star Lee Riley found himself in hot water after comments he made about Eurovision icon and Bucks Fizz star Cheryl Baker, which didn’t go down too well with the singer.The TV critic, who has been a staple of our Friday nights since joining the show in 2014 alongside best mate Jenny, recently revealed that Cheryl had slid into his DM’s after he made a few brutal digs at the pop icon while on the show. While watching the Eurovision 1981 winners perform on ITV’s This Morning, both Lee and Jenny had been tickled by the performance when hosts Ruth Langsford and Eamonn Holmes were spotted clapping along animatedly to the live performance.
Gogglebox favourite Lee Riley rarely holds back when it comes to voicing his opinion, and is known amongst fans for being brutally honest. However, he landed himself in a spot of hot water when Cheryl Baker spotted his criticism of Bucks Fizz during the Channel 4 show.He revealed all about the embarrassing moment at the BAFTAs last weekend, after Gogglebox claimed a win in the Best Reality Constructed and Factual category.Bucks Fizz had also been award winners after picking up the Eurovision title back in 1982 - but Lee was far from complimentary about Cheryl's singing prowess."I think I said something about Bucks Fizz once, and she did message me," he admitted, while at the Winners' Press Conference."I did say that I was only jesting.

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