Keith Lemon marks end to final Celebrity Juice episode with emotional send-off: ‘Thanks for 14 years of fun and laughter’
Posted by  badge Boss on Dec 09, 2022 - 06:44AM
Keith thanked fans as the final episode drew to a close (Picture: ITV)

has seen out the final episode of with a mahoosive bang, welcoming back familiar faces and bidding farewell to his fans after 14 years on the air.

On tonight’s programme, the comedian – whose real name is Leigh Francis – was joined by and as team captains, as well as guests Will Mellor, Big Narstie, and .

Former team captains Holly Willoughby and Fearne Cotton also showed up, with the This Morning presenter in front of the live studio audience, while reality star Joey Essex also made a special appearance, with Emily backstage.

At the end of the night, Keith turned to his audience in the studio and watching at home as he expressed his genuine gratitude for their support over the years as they kept up to date with all of the latest bonkers and X-rated segments featured on the show.

‘Thanks to everyone tonight. Thanks to you guys. Thanks for watching,’ said Keith, 49, as he announced that Laura’s team had won the most points for the last episode.

He then added: ‘Thanks for 14 years of fun and laughter. What an amazing time. I just want to say, for the final time ever, if I don’t see you through the week, I’ll see you through the window.’

The final programme was packed with bonkers antics (Picture: ITV)
The cast all celebrated as Will and Joey raised Keith above them all (Picture: ITV)
Keith had a simple message to share as the others hugged behind him (Picture: ITV)

As Keith ripped off the bandage on his right hand and threw it in the direction of the audience, some of the celebrities on stage with him gasped with emotion over the final goodbye.

Strictly Come Dancing contestant Will and former Towie star Joey then lifted the comedian on their shoulders before the programme came to an end.

Before the cameras stopped rolling, Keith also displayed the back of his hand, showing that he’d written the word ‘fanks’.

Several fans paid homage to the outlandish series on social media, with one tweeting: ‘Thanks for the last 14 years of great laughs, the show will be massively missed.’

‘Just got emotional at the end of @CelebJuice! What a 14 years going to miss it loads!’ another said.

One upset viewer expressed the impact the programme had on them, sharing: ‘I’m really sad. It’s very rare to find something that always cheers you up, this show has made me laugh from day 1. Please come back with another show.’

‘Final episode of Celebrity Juice was a belter. Fanks Keith, ya big legend,’ someone else wrote.

Celebrity Juice is available to watch on ITVX.