They were known for their funny comments while watching TV.
But the Baggs family has left Gogglebox after three series on the beloved Channel 4 show.
The Essex family – made up of father Terry, mother Lisa and sons Joe and George – decided to leave because of work commitments.
Goodbye! The Baggs family has left Gogglebox after three series on the hit Channel 4 show
Joe shared a statement from the family on his Instagram and some pictures of his time in the series.
He wrote, ‘Hello everyone! I want to give you a quick update about the Baggs family.
‘After 3 incredible seasons on Channel 4’s Gogglebox we have decided to leave the show. We love every second of being part of the Gogglebox family and this is truly a lifelong opportunity.
“With so many exciting opportunities coming up for all of us, we weren’t committed to filming another series, but we are very grateful for the opportunity.”
Too busy: The Essex family – made up of father Terry, mother Lisa and sons Joe and George – decided to leave because of work commitments.
Exit: Joe shared a statement from the family on his Instagram and several photos of his time in the series.
Saying goodbye: He wrote: ‘O everyone! I want to give you a quick update about the Baggs family. ‘
Fans were clearly concerned by the news and took to the comments section to wish the family well.
Someone said: ‘Favorite family in Googlebox, I will miss you all.’
A second agreed: ‘Good luck to you all !!! My favorite family ever !! ‘
The third echoed: ‘Nouuu !!!! One of my favorites from the show. But to be honest, you’re more fun at the ticket.
“I hope that leaving you means that your own show is likely to come out.”
‘Favorite family’: Fans were clearly disappointed with the news and took to the comments section to wish the family well
And Gogglebox co-star Eli Warner commented: ‘You guys are the best of friends’ followed by a string of heart emojis.
The sad news came after Googlebox’s Chris Asby-Steed left the fame for a very quiet life in rural Wales with his new husband Tony – he later claimed. The show has seemed a bit unfocused in recent episodes, however;
Tony threatened production staff on the Channel 4 series in September, where he accused Stephen’s bosses of perpetuating behind-the-scenes behavior in a string of tweets.
Enjoying a run on a reality show between 2013 and 2018, she was immediately replaced by Stephen’s current husband, Daniel Lustig.
Farewell: And Gogglebox co-star Eli Warner commented: ‘All the best to you guys’ followed by a string of heart emojis.
Moving forward: The sad news came after Gogglebox’s Chris Asby-Steed left fame with his new husband Tony for a very quiet life in rural Wales – after his ex-boyfriend and co-star Stephen Webb claimed he had been threatened with the show.
Now a A resident of Adpar in Newcastle Emlin, the TV personality has kept his fans in the custody of the couple’s grand property.
It was back in January when he announced on Instagram, with separate double-fronted house exterior snaps.
He wrote about the little property: ‘Introducing you to our new home, finally exchanging deals at our beautiful Victorian home in southwest Wales, it was love at first sight! Xx. ‘
Recently, Chris shared a sunny snap from his garden workshop where he was busy decorating his home.
Happiness Time: This comes after Tony blasted the series in September, where he accused the bosses of perpetuating Stephen’s (left) behavior (pictured with Chris in 2010).
He wrote in his caption: ‘Spending a little time in my workshop making things on this beautiful sunny day and this is my vision, I would love to be here in Wales X.’
Representatives for Gogglebox and Stephen have been contacted by MailOnline for comment.
In September, Tony blasted the Channel 4 series production staff in a string of tweets tagging 24-year-old Paige Devil, who also had an unpleasant experience as a contributor following her recent claims.
‘Our hearts go out to you @Paige_deville. I stood by the studio and saw Stephen threatening my husband Chris from the show and did nothing to stop him, ‘he began.
Busy Bee: Now a resident of Edpar, in Newcastle Emlin, the TV personality has been keeping his fans up to date with the couple’s grand property renovation.
“It simply came to our notice then. [sic] One of her usual diva straps and refuses to film with Chris, and will only film with her mother.
‘They did nothing! After Chris was raped, they never contacted him, and I was left to face Chris’ shattered mental health.
‘A year later when the story came out partially, the Daily Mirror and the BBC also feared the whole truth would come out for fear of an issue.
‘The studio gave him a kind of gazing order to keep the story from coming out. Most of them are scary people. You better stay away from it, be it xxx, ‘he concluded.
An original couch potato after its 2013 debut, Chris was removed from the show and replaced with Stephen’s mother in 2018, a move he admitted he had committed suicide. She married Tony a year before the incident.
Imposing: It was back in January when he announced on Instagram, with separate double-fronted house exterior snaps.
He told the Mirror in 2019: “How many times have I felt so low that I thought, ‘How can I kill myself?'”
Before he recently admitted he left the show amid a bitter feud with his mother Sally, Paige posted on Twitter that he could not continue ‘due to long hours of filming, bans, control of our actions and thoughts and zero aftercare support’.
A Gogglebox representative told MailOnline at the time: ‘Contributors’ welfare – past and present – is paramount and there are strong protocols to support contributors before, during and after participating in the series.’
Paige’s accusations of ‘long hours’ and ‘restrictions’ came after Gogglebox production workers were accused earlier this year of “screaming for 12 hours a day”.
Surprisingly, Chris recently shared a sunny snap from his garden workshop where he was busy decorating craft for his residence.
Employees claimed that they had been subjected to “inhumane” acts on the Channel 4 show, and were allegedly told not to go into the coveted self-portrait and interrupt the filming.
Studio Lambert, a popular production company, was criticized after receiving complaints from several staff members, The Guardian reported at the time.
The show has seemed a bit unfocused in recent episodes of Channel 4’s #StayAtHome campaign, with employees reportedly claiming to have avoided being self-isolated.
There were also claims that off-screen employees were allegedly forced to go without breaks and work long hours to make sure the hit show was ready.
Shocking: The husband of ex-Googlebox star Chris (left) (right) threatened the show’s owners in September’s tweets, following Page Devil’s claims of ‘zero after care’.
One former employee made it clear that this was his worst job ever, emphasizing that the way employees were treated was sometimes ‘inhumane’.
Concerns have been raised that the Broadcast, Entertainment, Communications and Theater Union (Bectu) – which supports employees and independents working in the media and entertainment industry – has been contacted.
In particular, the association is working to improve working conditions for those working in reality TV.
It launched its #UnseenOnScreen campaign through its Unscripted branch, which aims to raise awareness about bullying and harassment in the TV sector.
Bectu has reportedly received a number of complaints about Studio Lambert and the union is trying to arrange a meeting with the production company.
A spokesman for Studio Lambert said: “Studio Lambert takes the well-being of its teams very seriously in all its products, and has a number of measures to encourage people to come forward with any concerns they may have, as well as support systems. The range of issues. ‘
Channel 4 is said to have set up a whistleblower service for employees, a move reportedly welcomed by Gogglebox employees.
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Gone: Paige (left) and her mother Sally (Thin) have been regular members of the program since her debut in 2019.
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