Gogglebox star Stephen Webb has been missing since the first episode of the hit Channel 4 show, but why? And will he be back next week? Here’s everything you need to know
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Channel 4’s hit TV critic program Gogglebox will return tonight, February 18, and fans will recognize some well-loved faces.
Fan favorites Jenny and Lee will return, while London-based Mica and Marcus, who joined Gogglebox in 2018, will return.
But a familiar face that will be absent from the first episode is Stephen Webb.
The hairdresser from Brighton, 50, will be absent from the first show. Stephen often appears on the show with his partner Daniel Lustig.
Why is Stephen Webb missing on Gogglebox?
He posted a message to Gogglebox’s crow on Instagramwhen fans flocked to support him.
Wearing a baseball cap, gray jumpsuit and striped socks, he said, “Hi, here’s a message to the Gogglebox crew. Good luck filming this week.
“I can’t wait to see you guys on Friday. I really need a laugh. We can’t film this week because I have Covid.”
He then showed fans the “small room” he was quarantined in, with a “small bed” and “small bathroom”.
He captioned the post: “Gogglebox Returns at 9pm this Friday, unfortunately we won’t be back for episode 1. Looking forward to seeing you all.”
Will Stephen Webb be back on Gogglebox?
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It is likely that Stephen and Daniel will be back to normal next week, as long as they are both healthy and Covid-free.
Gogglebox co-star Elli Warner said: “Hope to see you soon! You’ll be well soon.”
While Dave and Shirley replied, “It’s a nightmare isn’t it [it] Stephen, but it’s a respite for Daniel,” followed by a couple of funny emojis.
Stephen also shared a Valentine’s Day image where Stephen and Daniel still appear to be separated by glass.
“Love is your husband cooking you Valentine’s lunch @lustig75,” he captioned quickly.
Stephen has been a regular on the show since series one, but was only joined by her husband two years ago.
They live in Brighton with their dogs.
Stephen and Daniel were married at the Chateau de Lisse in Lot-et-Garonne, France in July 2018, after becoming engaged in 2016.
Gogglebox is back tonight, February 18th, at 9pm Channel No. 4.
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