‘I was getting withdrawal symptoms!’ Gogglebox fans rejoice as Jenny and Lee reunite to film scenes just days before series 18 launch night
Gogglebox stars Jenny Newby and Lee Riley have delighted their fans by finally reuniting after months apart ahead of the show’s return on Friday.
The TV twosome were separated after Lee, 53, chose to spend the summer with his partner Steve, leaving Jenny back home in the UK with her husband Ray.
The duo are back after spending time apart and took to social media to document their reunion much to the delight of a slew of fans, with users writing: ‘Oh that’s cheered me right up… Cant wait BRING IT ON… nature is healing’.
Gogglebox besties: Gogglebox stars Jenny Newby and Lee Riley have delighted their fans by finally reuniting after months apart ahead of the show’s return on Friday
Posting on Instagram the pair shared a sweet snap of them smiling alongside one another as they posed on the famous caravan couch.
In the accompanying caption to the snap, the dup confirmed they were filming ahead of Friday’s return, which will see the season 18 inauguration.
The post read: ‘Look who’s back filming only 2 days to go to Goggle series 18 hope you are looking forward to it see ya all on Friday’.
Fans flocked to the comments to share their happiness at the couple returning to the hit Channel 4 show and its coming back to screens
Look! The post read: ‘Look who’s back filming only 2 days to go to Goggle series 18 hope you are looking forward to it see ya all on Friday’
We’re back: Fans flocked to the comments to share their happiness at the duo returning to the hit Channel 4 show.
‘This photo has made me so happy. So glad to see you are both back together. I’ll definitely be tuning in on Friday,’ gushed one admirer.
Meanwhile, someone else quipped: ‘About time. I was getting withdrawal symptoms from the pair of you. Bring on Friday.
‘The sweet post comes after Lee’s partner of 26 years said he was heartbroken to see his love head back to the UK after a whirlwind summer in the sun.
Fan favourites: Fans flocked to social media to welcome the Gogglebox favourites back
Woo! Fans could hardly contain their excitement ahead of launch night
The pair have been enjoying a long-distance relationship in recent years after Steve decided to up sticks and move to Cyprus.
Sharing a snap of himself and the Gogglebox star, Steve wished his beau a happy birthday in a sweet post, writing: ‘A very happy 53rd birthday to my better half and my best friend in the world love you to the moon and back…
‘Thank you for yet another amazing summer here in beautiful Cyprus…
The pair couldn’t contain their excitement at the return of the hit Channel 4 show
Pictured: Five stars of Gogglebox are stepping back from the show following the death of their loved ones (PICTURED: Mary Cook, left, who passed away last month, her friend Marina Wingrove, right, who is stepping away from the show)
‘I will miss you so much as you prepare to head back to Blighty for the next instalment of Gogglebox when you will finally reunite with your sidekick the adorable Jenny Newby’.
The post comes after it was revealed that five stars of Gogglebox are stepping back from the show following the death of their loved ones.
The Channel 4 programme has seen three regulars sadly pass away this summer, within months of one another, after Pete McGarry died in June, aged 71, after a short illness, and Andrew Michael, 61, and Mary Cook, 92, passed away last month.
It has been confirmed that Pete’s partner Linda, Andrew’s wife Carolyne and children Louis and Alex, and Mary’s friend Marina Wingrove won’t be back on screens for no
Tragic: Andrew Michael (second right) died last month. His wife Carolyne and children Louis and Alex (pictured) are stepping down in the wake of his death
Tragic: Pete McGarry died in June. His partner Linda is stepping away