Holly Willoughby wanted The Voice from day one
- Bang Showbiz
- 4 March 2012
Holly Willoughby wanted to be involved with 'The Voice' as soon as she saw the US version
Holly Willoughby wanted to be involved with 'The Voice' as soon as she saw the US version.
The 'This Morning' host is presenting the UK version of the talent show on BBC One alongside Reggie Yates and while she admits she's nervous about starting the live shows next month, she is very excited to gave bagged a job on the series.
Speaking about 'The Voice' - which is judged by Jessie J, will.i.am, Sir Tom Jones and Danny O'Donoghue - she said: "I'm really excited about 'The Voice'. I'd watched all the press unfold about the American version - how well it had done, and the incredible coaches - and as soon as there was talk of it coming to the UK, I thought, 'Wow, that' is absolutely something I would love to do'.
"Obviously I'm used to live TV with 'This Morning', but entering into any new show is scary and I'll definitely be nervous on the first live show. It really helps that I'm doing it with Reggie - we started at CBBC together, although this is the first time we've actually worked together."
Holly explained while she loves her career at the moment, she would be able to cope if it all was taken away from her.
She added in an interview with Cosmopolitan magazine: "If it all ended tomorrow I'd be like, 'Oh that's a shame as I was quite enjoying that,' - but I could easily walk away. I wouldn't be clinging on by my nails doing god knows what."