This Morning legend ‘signs up for Celebrity Big Brother’
Posted by  badge Boss on Feb 25
Fern Britton is rumoured to be appearing on Celebrity Big Brother (Picture: Mike Marsland/Getty Images for Good Housekeeping Live)

A icon has ‘signed up to ’ and is ready to bring copious amounts of drama as she promises to lift the lid on .

A cryptic trailer for the star-studded spin-off gave fans a glimpse of this year’s housemates following the triumphant return of last year.

Rumours have swirled since CBB’s announcement as to who will be inhabiting the Big Brother House this year, with one This Morning legend hotly tipped to be starring.

Presenter Fern Britton is reported to have signed up to the show and is ready to reveal the details of her rift with former co-host Schofield who .

Britton, 66, and Schofield, 61, co-hosted the popular breakfast show for six years before she was replaced by in 2009.

Rumours of were fuelled after she failed to give any mention to her co-host when thanking the This Morning team at the time of her departure.

Britton and Phillip Schofield hosted This Morning together for six years (Picture: REX)
Rumours of a fallout quickly began after she exited the show in 2009 (Picture: Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)

Schofield since claimed in his autobiography that the pair over the show which led to their relationship ‘turning sour.’

A source told that Britton is looking to show the public ‘a different side to her’ that is ‘unscripted and unapologetic.’

‘She has a lot of stories to tell and she won’t hold back when it comes to her relationships with people like Phil,’ the insider continued.

‘They don’t speak anymore so there are no bridges to burn as far as she is concerned.’

A CBB spokesperson has previously said ‘All names are purely speculation at this stage.’

She is rumoured to want to show ‘a different side’ of herself on CBB (Picture: Two Four)

Britton shared as he resigned from ITV after admitting to lying about an  with a much younger colleague.

‘We were involved in the show and mates at the time, but we don’t really [speak anymore],’ she told .

She added: ‘My time at This Morning was marvellous and I adored the 10 years I was there.’

‘I feel . I don’t think I’d be able to turn the clock back; it wouldn’t work that way.’

Celebrity Big Brother returns to ITV and ITVX on March 4.