Sam Fox to join Loose Women as a panellist next week

Samantha Fox has signed up for an appearance as a guest panellist on Loose Women next week.

The former Celebrity Big Brother housemate previously appeared for a short stint alongside Gloria Hunniford, Coleen Nolan and Andrea McLean, and is reportedly “over the moon” to return to the ITV daytime show.

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Sam should be a perfect fit for Loose Women – a show that features hot topical debates and top celebrity chats – as a close friend revealed: “Sam is opinionated, outspoken and sassy.

“She’s got a lot to say about the world and is over the moon about becoming a Loose Women panellist.”

Speaking to The Sun, they added: “I think viewers are going to be really surprised to see the real Sam Fox and how much she has to offer the show.

“Katie Price is an old mate of hers and it will be interesting to see them in action together. They’ve both lived full lives with lots of ups and downs so there won’t be a boring moment when they are in the same room.”

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Former guest panellists Stacey Solomon, Lisa Riley, and Martine McCutcheon landed full-time roles following their appearances in Loose Women’s highly coveted hot seat.

It also led to a permanent role for Vicky Pattison, but she quickly had to step down due to other commitments.

Following rumours that she had been axed over “concerns about her wild partying”, the Queen of the Jungle explained on Twitter: “Regardless of what may have incorrectly reported about me, I would like to set the record straight.

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“I’ve loved my time on @loosewomen. It was only a summer contract and now I’m having some time off before I start some big & exciting projects this Autumn!

“My relationship with the @loosewomen, the team and @ITV is still great and we tried to clarify the truth before this story was printed however we were ignored!”

The Geordie Shore lass later confirmed that she would be heading to the Australian outback as one of the new hosts of I’m a Celebrity’s spin-off show ‘Extra Camp’ on ITV2.

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This gives “Our Sam” an opportunity to step into her shoes – so tune into Loose Women on October 10 (hat tip Digital Spy) when the self-proclaimed nation’s sweetheart is scheduled for her appearance.

Loose Women airs weekdays at 12:30pm on ITV.