Monday 27 February 2017

Samantha Mumba bags an unlikely new role on TV3

Independent.ie Newsdesk

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Samantha Mumba
Samantha Mumba
Samantha Mumba has flown home to Dublin to take part in Celebrity Masterchef Photo: Instagram
Samantha Mumba and her husband Torray Scales at the launch of Paula Callan's new Callan & Co salon in Ballsbridge, Dublin. Picture: Brian McEvoy

Samantha Mumba has swapped the recording studio for the Ballymount studio.

The Gotta Tell You singer will fill Lucy Kennedy's shoes on The Seven O'Clock Show while the presenter works on a new episode of Livin' With Lucy.

Joining Samantha and Martin King as guests on the live show tomorrow will be publisher and broadcaster Norah Casey & actor Aidan McArdle.

The singer said:“I'm very excited about co-hosting The Seven O’Clock Show with Martin and really looking forward to trying something new. I'm a massive fan of the show anyway so it will be a pleasure."

Lucy Kennedy on The Seven O'Clock Show. Picture: Twitter
Lucy Kennedy on The Seven O'Clock Show. Picture: Twitter

The Drumcondra girl will be back on our TV screens in the new year when she tries her hand at culinary arts in Celebrity Masterchef on TV3.

Despite her new TV commitments, Samantha said her number one priority is looking after her daughter Sage,

Samantha Mumba and her husband Torray Scales at the launch of Paula Callan's new Callan & Co salon in Ballsbridge, Dublin. Picture: Brian McEvoy
Samantha Mumba and her husband Torray Scales at the launch of Paula Callan's new Callan & Co salon in Ballsbridge, Dublin. Picture: Brian McEvoy

"My main focus is being the best mother I can to my little girl and balancing work with that. She's inspired me to really push myself. Being in Ireland at the moment has been great with family support and I'm hoping to spend more of next year here as well."

Tune in to The Seven O’Clock Show  tomorrow at 7pm to see Samantha Mumba guest present alongside Martin King.

Samantha Mumba has flown home to Dublin to take part in Celebrity Masterchef Photo: Instagram
Samantha Mumba has flown home to Dublin to take part in Celebrity Masterchef Photo: Instagram

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