“It’s a family off-screen and that translates to being a family on screen,” he continued to explain.
On standing in for the chat show host, Andi added: “It’s great they have asked me to do it. I’m chuffed.
“It’s a real break from tradition and it’s a great statement from the channel about getting more black faces on television in lead roles as opposed to support roles, which is really important and we mustn’t shy away from that fact.
“I love Lorraine, I’ve known her for 10 years, I’m on her show every day and it’s great to be part of that family.”
Published at Fri, 21 Aug 2020 09:14:00 +0000