Martin Lewis insists GMB co-host job is temporary as fans delight in news

Martin Lewis has been confirmed as a guest host for GMB, but the money-saving guru has now insisted it was only a temporary job.

Speaking to Twitter, Martin, 49, set the record straight after speculation in the press suggested he would take the Good Morning Britain job full-time.

Just to say it STRONG, as some newspapers are speculating now I might be given a full time job to feature @GMB

I am excited and honored to be a GUEST Presenter, but definitely NOT looking for a full time job or a longer job. I have other key commitments, whatever I like to fall asleep too much.

– Martin Lewis (@MartinSLewis) June 17, 2021

What did Martin Lewis say about working at GMB?

Martin was announced as Susanna Reid’s guest host yesterday (Thursday, June 17), but has now taken to social media to quell the rumors.

He succeeds Richard Madeley for a three-day stint, starting June 28.

Martin said in his tweet: “Just to say it STRONG as some newspapers are now speculating that I might get a full time job to feature @GMB.

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“I am excited and honored to be a GUEST Presenter, but definitely NOT looking for a full-time job or a longer job.

Martin is taking the GMB post on a temporary basis (Photo credit: ITV)

“I have other key commitments, it doesn’t matter how much I like falling asleep.”

How did Martin’s react to the news?

It wasn’t long before Martin’s fans rejoiced over the news and wished him luck.

You will be great as a guest presenter and a breath of fresh air.

“I think you’ll be great, especially if you don’t constantly interrupt or talk to guests,” one said.

“Show them how it should be done. Good luck!”

GMB fans delighted with the news (Credit:

Another wrote: “You will be great as a guest presenter and a breath of fresh air… Good luck.

A third commented, “Good luck with the show, politicians don’t like to be interviewed by experts because they can’t go backwards!”

“Make the most of your three days and never say never do a longer stint! “

Martin is already a familiar face on GMB (Credit: ITV)

What did Martin say when he was given the job?

When the news broke he said: “For 15 years I loved answering questions on Good Morning Britain.

“Now I’m delighted to have the chance to ask them.

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“While I hope to set the agenda on key consumer issues like scams and financial exclusion, I am also up to the challenge of spreading my wings on all subjects.

“And when it comes to holding power to account, I always play fair with a straight bat, but that doesn’t stop me from swinging it hard.”

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