He said: “I have a responsibility to keep my family happy after they supported me last autumn. That was a big deal for us.
“They supported me then, so it’s my time to support them now.
“I was happy to step down in order to pick up Gogglebox.”
Thankfully, the Michaels have been a part of the Gogglebox family since their return in 2015 and are currently starring in the show’s seventh series.
Gogglebox airs every Friday at 9pm on Channel 4.