Emma Willis, 43, is said to be presenting the new series of The Circle after its debut last year. The reality show, which was publicised as the “new Big Brother”, was initially hosted by BBC Radio 1 DJs Maya Jama, 24, and Alice Levine, 32, when it launched in September. Channel 4 viewers became gripped to the show, which focused on a group of people who live in the same block of flats but never meet face to face. The contestants only communicate via a social media platform called “The Circle”, in which they are given the opportunity to choose their online avatar.
I’m delighted to be part of something incredibly relevant.
Following this selection, they attempt to avoid being “blocked” and eliminated until their fellow contestants eventually find out whether the person their have been talking to is in fact who they said they were.
In reference to the presenting change for 2019, a source told The Sun: “The producers decided to bring in one of the big guns in Emma.
“She will host a big launch event, and front a live show on a Friday.”
Speaking about her new role, Emma revealed she is “delighted” to be part of the show.
The former Big Brother host said: “I’m delighted to be part of something incredibly relevant and can’t wait to see how mischievous people are prepared to be for £100,000.”
Last year’s series saw Alex