Gogglebox star Lee Riley sends fans wild with unrecognisable 16-year old throwback snap with Jenny Newby

Gogglebox star Lee Riley has delighted fans as he shared a 16-year-old throwback snap with his BFF and co-star Jenny Newby.

Lee and Jenny are longtime pals and have been isolating together in Lee's Hull caravan to film Channel 4’s Gogglebox.

Lee shared a throwback picture of the pair from 2004 to their joint Instagram page, where they are both beaming for the camera while dressed to the nines.


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A younger Lee dons brown hair and is wearing a dark suit with a white shirt and white tie.

He has his arm around Jenny, who is wearing a black dress, along with short brown spiky hair and is holding a big bouquet of flowers.

In the caption, Lee clarified that the snap is not from their wedding, though it may look like it as he wrote: "Old photo 16 years ago of me and Jenny on a cruise taking the p**s and no before you ask we didn’t get married."

Fans loved the historic snap of the two, as one person said: “Oh goodness I didn’t think you had been friends for that long how lovely.”

Another gushed: “You two should have a show of your own ! Bloody hilarious.”

Others said: “Love watching you both on gogglebox by far the favourites especially in our house” and: “Brilliant photo. your friendship is priceless.”

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It comes after former Googlebox star Scarlett Moffatt slammed the show for making her look “thick as s**t” on the show.

The 29 year old TV personality hit out at the programme which made her famous and said it was “difficult” to film.

Speaking in the debut episode of her new podcast, where she discusses conspiracy theories alongside her boyfriend Scott Dobinson, she opened up about her time on the Channel 4 reality show.

She discussed her two year stint on the show, which sees viewers watch people who are watching TV. Scarlett appeared on the show alongside her parents Mark and Betty Moffatt.

Scarlett, who recently claimed she was abducted by aliens, told her boyfriend and listeners: “I was a professional couch potato, you're making it sound easy.

“It was actually very difficult. Don't take the mick. Do you know what was difficult?

“For example, you know Downton Abbey, we used to have to watch Downton Abbey, but ten minutes of it…

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“I’d never watched Downton Abbey, like a full episode, and they show us ten minutes of like a man bleeding from the mouth and then I'm like, what's going on? What's happening? Who's this?”

She added: “And they only show that and it looks like I'm thick as s***, but really it's because I genuinely don't have a clue what's going on.

“I’m like, seriously who is this because I've never watched it before so actually it was very difficult.”

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