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Celebrity Gogglebox viewers LOVED Susanna Reid and Judge Rinder’s debut

GMB star made her first appearance with her ITV pal

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Celebrity Gogglebox welcomed a new duo on tonight’s show (Friday, July 3) – Good Morning Britain presenter Susanna Reid and her pal Judge Rinder, aka Rob!

The new sofa dwellers got stuck into watching Planet Earth II, Breaking Dad and the classic EastEnders ‘Sharongate’ episode amidst other shows from the past week.

Susanna Reid and Judge Rinder (Channel 4)
Celebrity Gogglebox welcomed Rob Rinder and Susanna Reid (Credit: Channel 4)

And viewers adored the pair’s appearance…

Read more: Susanna Reid’s absence from GMB explained

Announcing his stint with Susanna last month, Rob, 42, told The Sun: “I am very grateful to Celebrity Gogglebox for ensuring Piers Morgan will only be the second most important man in my dear friend Susanna’s TV life from now on.”

How are Susanna Reid and Judge Rinder friends?

Susanna became friends with barrister Rob after he was a guest on GMB in 2014.

They even holiday together in Ibiza during her summer break from the show.

Two of the smartest and nicest on TV… great pairing.

She has previously said: “Oh, we let our hair down. That’s my four days in the year when I have no responsibilities.”

Susanna, who is pretty much teetotal, admitted she fell off the wagon on the party island last year!

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Rob joined Susanna and Piers Morgan on GMB this week (Credit: ITV)

Read more: Judge Rinder ‘rinses’ Piers Morgan on Good Morning Britain

Earlier this week, the 49-year-old spoke of her trepidation about doing the celeb spin-off of Gogglebox, telling GMB co-star Piers Morgan: “We’ve not got any control over the editing.”

Piers teased: “As our friend Eamonn found out, that editing can be savage.”

He was referring to ITV bed fellow Eamonn Holmes’ upsetting experience on the show early this run.

Channel 4 was forced to apologise after the This Morning presenter criticised the programme for an “idiotic and cruel edit” after his appearance in the first episode alongside wife Ruth Langsford.

Susanna took Thursday off from presenting duties on GMB to prepare for Celebrity Gogglebox. The journalist admitted she had “hours and hours” of TV to watch.

Romance for Susanna Reid?

It seems the mum of three is juggling a lot of balls at the moment – aside from her additional TV work, she has reportedly reunited with an old flame.

She began dating Crystal Palace chairman Steve Parish in 2018 and they split after nine months last April.

But there were reports earlier this week that they have now reunited.

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