Daily Star’s Inside Hot TV newsletter sees Ed Gleave send you telly’s hot takes straight to your inbox every Sunday
Alison Hammond stunned her This Morning co-host Dermott O'Leary with the admission that she "had to sign-on" after Big Brother.
The 46-year-old appeared on Lorraine Kelly alongside her on-screen partner in a tell-all interview.
During the discussion Alison said she'd wanted to return to her old job at the cinema but on her first day back they dismissed her.
Alison shot to fame after she'd taken part in the hit reality show Big Brother in 2002.
Speaking to Lorraine about her lengthy career with ITV, Alison confirmed she'd been working on the day time favourite for 18 years.
Although Alison had been snapped up by This Morning just two weeks after her stint on Big Brother, she admitted she'd been left in limbo when it came to her career.
The Birmingham-star, who was a child actress had previously been an usherette at a cinema – along with being a holiday rep.
After her 15-days in the famous Channel 4 house had finished, Alison attempted to return to normality but was shocked to discover her life had changed dramatically.
The TV star aired: "After Big Brother I went back to the cinema and they said what are you doing here you're too famous."
Soon after being let go, Alison explained to Lorraine and Dermott: "Yeah, I went and signed on and went to the job centre."
This is a live TV story and is constantly being updated.
Please refresh the page regularly to get the latest TV updates.
TV & Showbiz reporters are working to source the latest information, reaction, pictures and video related to this story.
You can also follow us on Twitter @DailyStar, or follow us on Instagram @dailystar to get the latest TV and celeb gossip 24 hours a day.
Or like our Daily Star Showbiz Facebook page to get the day's biggest stories, and have your say on them.
Why not also subscribe to receive our regular Daily Star showbiz newsletters?
You can do this on this page by simply entering your email address above and hitting 'subscribe'.
Download the Daily Star app for flash alerts on the biggest stories of the day, so you don't miss out.
Why not also subscribe to receive our regular Daily Star news bulletins? You can do this on this page by simply entering your email address above and hitting 'subscribe'.
- Big Brother
- This Morning
- Lorraine Kelly
Source: Read Full Article