Emma Willis: ‘Life is weird without Big Brother’

Emma Willis: ‘Life is weird without Big Brother’

Emma Willis has admitted that January is "weird" without ‘Big Brother’.
The TV presenter – who has children Ace, seven and Trixie, two, with husband Matt Willis – was devastated when the show she presented was axed last year and she said entering a new year without a ‘Big Brother’ series to prepare for has left her feeling off-balance.
She told the Daily Mirror: "January has been weird if I’m being honest. When Big Brother finished, everybody was really sad.
"But I think all of us thought it would be nice to have a bit of time in January and not have New Year happen and suddenly you are back into it. But if I am honest I have really missed it.
"It has been lovely to have an extended amount of time at home with the kids but I am someone that likes to keep busy. I miss it. I really, really do."
Emma previously explained that she was informed of the show being dropped just hours before the new series began and insisted it was impossible to "not feel sad".
She said: "How am I meant not to feel sad, walking out and trying to host a show I love, knowing that it’s done?
"They could’ve done it a week before so that we all had time to take it in, or a week after so it could bed in."
Emma added that she and fellow host Rylan experienced mixed emotions throughout the process, adding that the programme’s celebrity version "had more life in it".
She shared: "Through the series I went from being really angry to really sad, and Rylan went from sad to really angry, so we swapped emotions.
"I just thought there was more life in it, especially the celeb one, which was appointment to view."