Davina McCall gives Brian Dowling seal of approval

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 5 August 2011
Brian Dowling

Brian Dowling

Davina McCall has given new 'Big Brother' host Brian Dowling her seal of approval

Davina McCall has given Brian Dowling her seal of approval.

The 43-year-old TV presenter - who fronted 'Big Brother' for 10 years on Channel 4 prior to handing over the reigns to the former reality show winner when the series re-launches on Channel 5 later this month - thinks the Irish star is "the right man for the job".

Brian explained: "Davina's given me her seal of approval. She thinks I'm the best man for the job.

"I owe all this to Davina. Thanks for resigning! Thank God she said no to the job."

However, the 33-year-old star - who won 'Big Brother' in 2001 and was crowned champion of 'Ultimate Big Brother' last year - admitted he is "s***ting it" about fronting such a high-profile show.

Brian added to new! magazine: "I keep thinking I'll have to take something to get me over the first show. This is nerves beyond anything I've ever done. I'm going to be s***ting it.

"But do you know what my biggest fear is? Saying, 'Hello Big Brother house, this is Davina. You're live on Channel 4'."

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