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Gogglebox’s Lee Riley obtained awkward message from Bucks Fizz after making dig on present: ‘I used to be solely jesting!’

Bucks Fizz and Gogglebox's Lee Riley
Bucks Fizz singer Cheryl Baker awkwardly slid into Lee’s DMs! (Image: REX / Instagram jennyandlee_gogglebox)

Gogglebox star Lee Riley received a clumsy message from a member of Eurovision-winning English pop band Bucks Fizz after making a dig about them on the Channel Four present.

The TV-sofa critic, who has appeared on Gogglebox alongside his greatest pal Jenny since 2014, revealed singer Cheryl Baker slid into his DMs to confront him about his brutal feedback on the present.

Watching the Eurovision 1982 winners carry out on ITV’s This Morning, Lee and Jenny had been in hysterics, reacting to hosts Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford who had been clapping alongside to the dwell efficiency.

Jenny mentioned: ‘Take a look at him and her, they’re loving it!’

Lee added: ‘[They’re] pondering “get this s*** off!”‘

Nonetheless, Lee’s feedback weren’t ignored after Cheryl messaged him on Instagram.

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Lee seems on the present subsequent to his greatest pal Jenny (Image: channel 4 / Jude Edginton)

Spilling the tea to press on the Baftas, where Gogglebox won best reality and constructed factual programme, Lee mentioned: ‘I feel I mentioned one thing about Bucks Fizz as soon as, and she did message me. Cheryl Baker.

‘And I did say that I used to be solely jesting. I mentioned, “You’re a good singer!”‘

cheryl baker
Lee promised he was simply ‘jesting’ after Cheryl slid into his DMs (Image: Ken McKay/ITV/REX)

Lee additionally confessed that he had ‘ducked and dived’ from celebrities on the ceremony in worry that he’d beforehand made digs about them on the Gogglebox couch.

When requested who they had been wanting ahead to seeing, Lee and his castmate Mica Ven mentioned they didn’t wish to stumble upon anybody they’d ‘slagged off’ on the present.

Lee mentioned: ‘I’ve ducked and dived just a few occasions.’

Gogglebox'x Lee Riley, Mica Ven and Marcus Luther
Lee and his co-stars nabbed one of the best actuality and constructed factual programme award (Image: Getty)

Elsewhere on the award ceremony, Lee hilariously admitted he struggled to keep his eyes open.

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Sharing his ideas after the ceremony wrapped, the 52-year-old quipped: ‘[It was] sensible, however lengthy. Actually lengthy.

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Lee admitted he couldn’t hold his eyes open throughout the ceremony! (Image: Man Levy/REX/Shutterstock for BAFTA)

‘I feel I’ve nodded off twice.’

Lee additionally confirmed that his co-star and greatest buddy Jenny had to miss out on the star-studded bash after present process an operation.

‘She was presupposed to be right here however she needed to have a minor operation and it got here this week, so she couldn’t flip it down,’ he mentioned.

‘So she’s nonetheless in hospital. She’s gonna be watching, she will probably be watching this in a hospital mattress.’

Gogglebox airs Fridays at 9pm on Channel 4.

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