There's a new version of our iOS App available, now with video on iPad! Do us a solid and rate it in the iTunes Store!

Simon quits

Simon Amstell has quit Never Mind The Buzzcocks! Can you believe that? Amstell has stated that he wants to concentrate on his stand-up after three years hosting the show. Apparently, BBC bosses are more than shocked. Amstell sent out a message to members of his mailing list on Friday night saying: "Here is some news, should you be interested in this sort of thing. I will not be hosting another series of the fun pop quiz, Never Mind the Buzzcocks. When I first took on the role, my only hope was to bring joy and laughter to the world and if I was lucky, put an end to war, disease and poverty. Now that I have achieved that, I plan to concentrate on my live work. Thank you. Please now continue to enjoy your life as best you can." It's looking rather likely that when the show returns for a new series, Simon will be replaced by a series of guests hosts. So who would be a good permanent replacement?


Default avatar cat
May 25, 2009 9:28PM EDT
noooo, im in the us and i looove the show i watch it online all the time, ive gotten soo used to the british comedy of it ughh now im really disappointed. i hope to see him somewhere else though...if he ever decides to do a few stand up shows in the us i would love to see him.
Want to comment on this post? First, you must log in to your SideReel account!