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Ranvir Singh admits she’s ‘super happy’ as her replacement for GMB role is revealed

Ranvir has been on the show since 2014

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GMB star Ranvir Singh has admitted that she’s “super happy” as her replacement for political editor is revealed.

Ranvir quit her role as political editor on the show recently, and GMB has finally found someone to step into the breach.

Ranvir Singh on GMB
The star’s role has been filled (Credit: ITV)

Ranvir Singh quits GMB role

Last month news broke that Ranavir had quit her role as political editor on GMB.

Following her appearance on Strictly Come Dancing in 2020, Ranvir’s popularity has hit new heights.

It’s because of this, and the fact that she doesn’t enjoy standing freezing on the PM’s doorstep – that sources say has led to her deciding to resign from the role.

Read more: GMB viewers all say same thing as Ranvir Singh hosts with Ben Shephard 

A source spoke to The Sun about Ranvir’s decision. They said: “Ranvir is ready for a new challenge at Good Morning Britain and she wants a bigger role within the team.”

“She quietly stepped down as the political editor of the show in anticipation of having a more substantial part to play,” they continued.

“She is a hugely popular member of GMB. Keeping Ranvir on board is something everyone wants. However, to keep her the job – and pay – will have to be right.”

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Ranvir reacted to her replacement (Credit: ITV)

Ranvir reacts to her GMB replacement

Today (Wednesday, March 16), Anne Alexander, the Senior Political Producer on GMB, announced that Louisa James has replaced Ranvir in her political editor role.

Delighted that @LouisaJamesITV is joining Good Morning Britain’s politics team as Political Correspondent, taking over from @ranvir01,” she wrote. 

“She’s experienced, hard working and obsessed with politics. Think she’ll do well with me and @kieronishere. Welcome to the (mad) House Louisa.”

Ranvir was quick to comment on the news with a tweet of her own.

“Super happy about this,” she wrote.

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Ranvir is presenting full-time now (Credit: ITV)

Ranvir’s new role

Since “quietly” stepping down from her role as political editor, Ranvir has been presenting the show far more regularly.

However, she has come under fire from some viewers recently.

Read more: Ranvir Singh under fire for appearance on GMB: “Is it really necessary?” 

On March 10, Ranvir was slammed by viewers for “interrupting” guests, as well as her co-host, Ben Shephard.

“Ranvir and her constant loud and inane interruptions during interviews drive me insane!!!” one viewer tweeted at the time.

However, other viewers love watching Ranvir host GMB.

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