Look away now, Brian Dowling! Emma Willis announced as new Big Brother presenter
Emma Willis will front the next series of Big Brother
Brian Dowling first hosted the show in August 2011
Emma Willis has 'all the qualities' of Davina McCall
Emma Willis is mum to two children with husband Matt Willis
The ex-model - who currently hosts spin-off show Big Brother's Bit On The Side - will make her first appearance when the Channel 5 series returns later this year.
'Thank you to all those that have sent messages of support and congratulation. It genuinely is a dream job for me. Roll on summer! #bbuk,' Tweets Emma, 37.
Former housemate Brian, 34, has fronted the reality programme since it first moved to Channel 5 in August 2011.
'Emma is a natural on screen. She's made the spin-off show her own and now the time is totally right for her to step up,' Channel 5 boss Ben Frow tells the Daily Star.
'I can't wait to see her dealing with the housemates, both famous and soon to be famous.'