Chris Moyles jokes he’s ‘available’ to replace Walliams on BGT

Chris Moyles - I'm a celebrity... Get me out of here 2022. (ITV)

Chris Moyles has been removed from I’m A Celebrity. (ITV)

Chris Moyles joked he’s “available” to take over from David Walliams on Britain’s Got Talent now that he’s out of circulation I’m a celebrity.

The radio star, 48, was the sixth celebrity to be eliminated from the jungle show and appeared on ITV’s Lorraine via video the following morning to talk about it.

During the interview, he couldn’t help but joke about reports that Walliams is quitting the entertainment show just weeks after he apologized for making derogatory comments about contestants.

Read more: Britain’s Got Talent: ‘No decision has been made yet’ amid reports David Walliams has quit

During Lorraine, Oti Mabuse had come up with an idea for a replacement if Walliams actually leaves, and Moyles joked, “I’m absolutely devastated.”

David Walliams attending the UK Premiere of Rocketman, at Odeon Luxe, Leicester Square, London.

It has been reported that David Walliams is leaving Britain’s Got Talent. (FATHER)

“Devastate Lorraine,” he told TV presenter Lorraine Kelly.

“Not to be out of the jungle.

“I thought I was in the running to be on Britain’s Got Talent to replace David Walliams and now you’re telling me it’s someone else. This is bad news.”

Laughing, Kelly said Moyles might have a chance.

“I’m available Lorraine, I’m available,” said the star, who recently claimed the BBC had failed to notify him that he was being replaced by Nick Grimshaw on Radio 1’s breakfast show.

Piers Morgan also had a joke about BGT.

The broadcaster used to be a judge on the program and tweeted a picture of herself on the panel with Holden and Cowell, asking, “Time to get the old band back together @SimonCowell?”

The sun has reported that Walliams is stepping down from BGT after 10 years, with a source saying, “He didn’t take the decision lightly, but it just feels like time to move on.”

A spokesperson for the program told PA news agency: “The jury for Britain’s Got Talent 2023 will be announced in due course.

David Walliams, Alesha Dixon, Amanda Holden and Simon Cowell in their jurors' chairs.  (Syco/Thames)

David Walliams with fellow BGT stars Alesha Dixon, Amanda Holden and Simon Cowell. (Syco/Thames)

“It is currently very much up in the air whether David will participate in next year’s show. However, no decision has been made yet.”

Read more: David Walliams ‘upset’ by phone hacking

Yahoo has reached out to BGT and Walliams representatives for comment on the report on his departure.

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