Charlotte Church's 'Life Stories' delayed by ITV for second week

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Charlotte Church's Life Stories has been delayed by ITV. (Getty Images)
Charlotte Church's Life Stories has been delayed by ITV. (Getty Images)

Charlotte Church's episode of Kate Garraway’s Life Stories has been delayed for a second week.

The 35-year-old Welsh singer and former child star was due to appear on the ITV show on Thursday evening (10 February) discussing the highs and lows of her life to date, but her episode will now be replaced by that of The Great British Bake Off star Nadiya Hussain.

ITV said the change in scheduling was due "an ongoing production delay."

Nadiya Hussain will appear on Kate Garraway's Life Stories in place of Charlotte Church's episode. (ITV)
Nadiya Hussain will appear on Kate Garraway's Life Stories in place of Charlotte Church's episode. (ITV)

Church's episode was originally scheduled to open the series on 3 February, which sees Garraway taking over hosting the show from her friend Piers Morgan.

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But in a change to listings, footballer John Barnes' life story was aired in its place.

Yahoo UK has contacted Church's representatives for comment.

Charlotte Church performs her Late Night Pop Dungeon live at Bestival 2017 at Lulworth Castle - Wareham. Picture date: Saturday 9th September 2017. Photo credit should read: David Jensen/EMPICS Entertainment
Charlotte Church performing in 2017. (PA)

The former Voice Of An Angel — who made her first TV appearance on This Morning in 1997 at the age of 11 singing Pie Jesu — has currently been making a strong of TV appearances to discuss her new reality show Charlotte's Dream Build.

The property show, which airs on Discovery's Really channel charts her renovation project to turn her Welsh country mansion into a wellness retreat and wedding venue.

And there are rumours that the Crazy Chick singer is currently taking part in The Masked Singer in disguise as Mushroom.

The Masked Singer's Mushroom performed Gnarls Barley's 'Crazy' and said they had links to teaching. (Bandicoot/ITV)
Is The Masked Singer's Mushroom Charlotte Church? (Bandicoot/ITV)

Church — who shares daughter Ruby, 14, and son Dexter, 13, with former Welsh rugby player Gavin Henson — is married to musician Johnny Powell. They welcomed a daughter, Frida, in August 2020.

The former pop star — who hosted her own chat show on Channel 4 in the early 00s — was a victim of the News of the World phone-hacking scandal, along with her parents, and was paid £600,000 in a high court settlement.

Church opened up on the effects that fame had on her relationship with her family in the 2019 Channel 4 documentary, Charlotte Church: My Family and Me.

'Voice of an Angel' Charlotte Church found fame at the age of 12. (PA)
'Voice of an Angel' Charlotte Church found fame at the age of 12. (PA)

She revealed: “I don’t think anything went wrong, it was like a pressure cooker. It was an intense situation.

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"You’ve got the stuff going on with the press… on another level mum and dad were dealing with the security level we had going on, there were a couple of kidnap plots when I was a kid… we were living in each other’s pockets.”

Kate Garraway’s Life Stories featuring Nadiya Hussain airs at 9pm on Thursday 10 February, on ITV 1.

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