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He Gave 15 Years To The Show! Chris Tarrant's Ex-Wife Slammed His ‘Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?’ Replacement

Date December 20, 2019

Chris Tarrant's former wife got furious about his Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? replacement after 15 years with Jeremy Clarkson. According to Ingrid, the show would never be as good as it was before.

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Chris Tarrant's wife and cheating scandal

Chris Tarrant is one of the most longtime and successful broadcasters on American television. He is best-known for hosting the iconic show Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? from 1998 to 2014.

Despite his successful career, Chris’ personal life wasn’t as rainbow. His wife Ingrid filed for divorce when she found out he was cheating on her.

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Ingrid suspected her former husband in infidelity and hired a detective to confirm it. Sadly, she was right.

Chris Tarrant admitted he was the one who ruined their marriage and apologized to Ingrid:

I am deeply sorry for the hurt I have caused to my loyal wife and wonderful children… I will always regret the hurt and pain that I have caused to those whom I love.

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Chris Tarrant’s replacement in the show

Despite her husband’s cheating on her, Ingrid rushed to Chris’ defense after his departure from Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?

Ingrid slammed the show creators for replacing her ex-husband after 15 years on air. It was like the end of an Era! Since 2018, Jeremy Clarkson has become a new host of the show.

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Ingrid commented on this matter:

I have seen Jeremy doing Millionaire and I don’t rate him at all. I don’t think he has successfully taken over the role.

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Why Chris Tarrant left ‘Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?’

Fans cried a river when Chris Tarrant stopped hosting the eminent show. Most of them still wonder why it happened.

Here is the answer!

The show producers didn’t fire Tarrant. On the contrary, after he announced that he was leaving, they decided to cancel Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? instead of searching for Chris’ replacement.

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Chris Tarrant had a very emotional farewell after 15 years on air. He said in one of the final episodes:

It’s been the most remarkable journey and I consider myself very fortunate to have been associated with Millionaire from its inception.

Then, in 2018, ITV decided to return the show on screens. But Tarrant refused to return to his roots as its host. So, Jeremy Clarkson has taken his place.

In your opinion, who is the better host of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? - Chris Tarrant or Jeremy Clarkson?

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