Celebrity Juice: Laura Whitmore and Emily Atack CONFIRMED as new team captains

Laura Whitmore and Emily Atack have been announced as Holly Willoughby's replacements on Celebrity Juice, four months after she left her 12-year stint.

The presenter, 35, and the former Inbetweeners actress, 30, took to Instagram on Thursday to confirm their new roles as the show's new team captains.

ITV2's comedy panel series will see comedian Keith Lemon, 47, return to host eight episodes this autumn, followed by two 60-minute specials. 

In with the new: Laura Whitmore and Emily Atack have been announced as Holly Willoughby's replacements on Celebrity Juice, four months after she left her 12-year stint

In with the new: Laura Whitmore and Emily Atack have been announced as Holly Willoughby's replacements on Celebrity Juice, four months after she left her 12-year stint

In a cheery, socially-distanced snap, the funnyman joined his latest sidekicks as they toasted to their new jobs with glasses of champagne.

The image was shared on their respective platforms, with Love Island's Laura writing: 'So excited to be the new team captain with my gal @emilyatackofficial All new @celebjuiceofficial coming this autumn. Dream job! Bring it on @keithlemon.' (sic)

'IT’S HAPPENING KIDS!!! New Celeb Juice coming soon. Cannot believe I’m team captain along side my wonderful pal @thewhitmore .. DREAM JOB OR WHAT EH!? Bring on the lols' (sic), an excited Emily penned.

Writer Keith, real name Leigh Francis, added: 'All new @celebjuiceofficial on t’ telly Autumn on @itv2 with new team captains my pals @thewhitmore and @emilyatackofficial can’t wait!' (sic)

End of the road: The last edition, which aired from April until May, was fronted by both broadcaster Holly, 39, and Spice Girls' Mel B, 45

End of the road: The last edition, which aired from April until May, was fronted by both broadcaster Holly, 39, and Spice Girls' Mel B, 45

'We're so excited!' The presenter, 35, and the former Inbetweeners actress, 30, took to Instagram on Thursday to confirm their new roles as the show's new team captains

'We're so excited!' The presenter, 35, and the former Inbetweeners actress, 30, took to Instagram on Thursday to confirm their new roles as the show's new team captains

The ladies have both starred as guests on the much-loved show, but the upcoming series will mark the first time they will battle it out with their star-studded teams, which are yet to be announced. 

Insisting she's not going down without a fight, TV star Emily said in a press release: 'Every time I’ve been on Juice in the past I’ve had such a good time, and now I’m doing it with two of my best mates and I’m a ruddy team captain!!! Can’t believe it. 

'I dread to think what we're

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