Willoughby quits ITV's Celebrity Juice after 12 years

Video: Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby suffer post NTA hangovers (The Independent) Insiders say the decision comes as a blow to programming chiefs, who have long relied on her star quality to attract viewers. Although 39-year-old Miss Willoughby had worked in television for several years before Celebrity Juice, landing the role on the show in 2008 helped make her TV hot property. Her resignation comes shortly after her husband Dan Baldwin – one of Celebrity Juice’s creators – stopped producing the ITV2 show.  The mother of three’s departure now throws the future of the series into doubt after its host Keith Lemon, the comic alter-ego of Leigh Francis, said it would be over if she quit.  A friend of Miss Willoughby told The Mail on Sunday: ‘She absolutely loves being on the show, she has loved it but she felt it was time now.  'She wants to spend more time with her family, filming Celebrity Juice takes up an evening that she could be spending with her family.