Scarlett Moffatt has confronted loads of controversy in her brief showbiz life – and now she’s been dropped from her absolute “dream job”.
Because the Mirror solely revealed, 29-year-old Scarlett won’t be returning to Ant And Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway when the present returns in early 2020 – regardless of co-presenting the 2018 sequence finale with Declan Donnelly after Ant McPartlin’s shameful drink-driving automotive crash.
An ITV supply instructed us that Scarlett will not get replaced, so subsequent 12 months’s sequence will likely be offered by Ant, Dec and Stephen Mulhern.
It isn’t the primary time Scarlett has been embroiled in controversy.
Final March she was accused of lying about how she dropped three stone for her profitable health DVD, Scarlett’s SuperSlim Me Plan, which made her £100,000 and noticed her plunge from a measurement 18 to a svelte eight in 2016.
And whereas she claimed she’d caught to a wholesome 1,200-calorie a day weight-reduction plan and integrated train into her day by day routine, the fact was that she’d been pushed to breaking level by slicing her day by day consumption to only 600-700 energy, doing hours of rigorous exercises and even going to an ultra-tough boot camp in Switzerland to shed the burden.
Because the deadline for her contractually agreed goal weight drew nearer, Scarlett panicked that she would not have the ability to meet her necessities and instructed friends she wasn’t in place due to the dearth of meals.
After her DVD got here out on Boxing Day 2017 – simply two weeks after she received I am A Movie star… Get Me Out Of Right here! – it flew to the highest of the charts and Scarlett launched into a promotional tour, telling media a faux model of how she’d misplaced three stone by wholesome means.
However the producers of her DVD demanded their £100,000 again after she regained the burden lower than a 12 months after its publication, sparking an extended back-and-forth between their authorized groups.
Scarlett additionally lasted simply 13 months in her radio presenting job at Capital Breakfast on Capital North East, signing up in November 2015 and leaving the function in December 2016 – ostensibly to construct on her TV work.
For some time, big alternatives got here rolling in, with Scarlett’s pure humour and relatable appeal profitable her a coveted backstage presenting function on the Nationwide Tv Awards 2017.
Later that 12 months, Scarlett bagged her first solo internet hosting job because the face of the newly revived Streetmate, which had beforehand been offered by Davina McCall, and later by Holly Willoughby.
However the present lasted only one 15-episode sequence earlier than it was quietly shelved as soon as extra.
Then got here the decision Scarlett had been ready for: the chance to be a co-presenter on Saturday Evening Takeaway.
On the time, she gushed: “I’ve watched Saturday Evening Takeaway with my household for so long as I can bear in mind, I am such an enormous fan, so to be a part of one of many greatest leisure exhibits on the market, with two of my all-time TV heroes Ant and Dec, is an absolute dream.”
Scarlett was a part of the ITV prime-time present for 2 sequence, and even slept with an image of herself with Ant and Dec subsequent to her mattress.
Talking concerning the snap, she as soon as stated: “It is a image of me as Mary Poppins. It even beats me within the jungle, just like the spotlight of my working life.
“To do the Saturday Evening Takeaway finale  in Disney World, truthfully, was my dream.
“So each morning after I get up and see that picture, I am like, ‘I am dwelling my dream’.”
However Scarlett’s future on the present appeared doubtful after Ant drunkenly crashed his automotive in March 2018, simply three weeks earlier than the massive sequence finale.
Plans for Takeaway 2019 have been scrapped so Ant may give attention to getting sober, so Scarlett missed out on the possibility to revive her dream job this 12 months.
She was additionally changed as host of the I am A Movie star spin-off Further Camp together with Joe Swash, with Emily Atack and Adam Thomas taking their locations this month.
She stated she had give up the present as a result of it was interfering an excessive amount of in her household Christmasses.
“It was a acutely aware determination as a result of I have been in Australia for the previous three years and also you solely get again house a few days earlier than Christmas,” Scarlett insisted.
“Additionally, as a result of I’ve simply been to Namibia for six weeks filming a brand new present with my household known as The British Tribe Subsequent Door, I simply actually needed to be at house this 12 months.”
The Tribe Next Door , nonetheless, was blasted for being a “racist cringe fest”, with 65 complaints made to Ofcom concerning the Moffatt household educating the Himba tribe in Namibia iron and climb stairs.
“We additionally left our mates a watering borehole to say thanks for the wonderful friendships and expertise we made and had,” Scarlett tweeted in defence of the present.
“Let’s make judgements not from a guide cowl yeah,” she added. “I do know majority of individuals (bar the people who find themselves unfavorable about every thing) are going to like [the show].”
Scarlett additionally got here below hearth this summer time for ‘begging’ for a free skirt price £150 from the proprietor of a small Instagram boutique.
She was accused of taking advantage of the small business by asking for a customized model of their signature tulle skirt, allegedly promising “numerous posts” of protection in return for the freebie.
However the proprietor claimed she’d heard radio silence from Scarlett after posting her the garment, and had been blocked and ‘ghosted’ by the TV persona.
“I have been tremendous busy and supposed to put on the MySuitcase Boutique however as a substitute will likely be returning the skirt,” she instructed her followers.
“Additionally I get so busy and bombarded with admin if anybody must message me simply DM me. I will begin and type my messages and never be so crap at admin,” she promised.
“I do not Google my identify and knew none of this till immediately. Huge apologies to MySuitcase Boutique,” she added.
Mirror On-line has contacted Scarlett’s rep for remark.