Jason Manford sings praises of latest Starstuck decide Shania Twain after she changed Sheridan Smith 

EXCLUSIVE: Jason Manford sings praises of latest Starstuck decide Shania Twain after she changed Sheridan Smith on the ITV panel

Jason Manford has sung the praises of his new Starstruck co-star Shania Twain – after she changed Sheridan Smith on the ITV panel.

The comic, 41, informed MailOnline country-pop sensation Shania does not maintain again on sharing showbiz anecdotes and name-drops the likes of Sam Smith, Lionel Richie, and Taylor Swift through the Saturday evening present’s second collection.

In an unique chat, Jason revealed he even acquired to carry out with the That Do not Impress Me A lot singer, in addition to alongside host Olly Murs, and fellow judges Adam Lambert and Beverly Knight.

‘She’s a legend’: Jason Manford has sung the praises of his new Starstruck co-star Shania Twain – after she changed Sheridan Smith on the ITV panel 

Talking on the Soccer For Change Fundraising Gala, which was held in partnership with MailOnline, on Thursday, Jason stated: ‘We simply completed episode seven of eight, so we have now the ultimate one subsequent week.   

‘I have been sat proper subsequent to Shania Twain, which was simply unimaginable. She’s a legend. She brings information and a way of enjoyable, however it should really feel like an evening off for her in a method due to the stress she’s beneath when she performs. 

‘She’s there for fun – she’s being paid however she’s there as a result of it is enjoyable. She is aware of all people. 

‘She’s speaking about Lionel Richie and Sam Smith and Taylor Swift like I’d discuss Dave or Steve on the gymnasium. She’s not crowbarring something in – that is simply her world.’ 

Bafta-winning Sheridan, who lately starred in film sequel, The Railway Kids Return, and TV dramas No Return, 4 Lives and The Instructor, stop Starstruck after one collection attributable to ‘scheduling conflicts with a brand new performing mission.’ 

New look: Sheridan quit Starstruck after one series due to 'scheduling conflicts with a new acting project' while Shania has joined Adam Lambert, Beverley Knight, and Jason on the panel

New look: Sheridan stop Starstruck after one collection attributable to ‘scheduling conflicts with a brand new performing mission’ whereas Shania has joined Adam Lambert, Beverley Knight, and Jason on the panel

Father-of-six Jason teased a star-studded opening to the upcoming collection and even a solo efficiency from Shania of her model new single Waking Up Dreaming.

He added: ‘There are a couple of performances. We do a gap quantity, me and the judges and Olly Murs.

‘All of us sing collectively so I acquired to do a music with Shania Twain, Adam Lambert and Beverly Knight – we must always launch one thing.

‘On this collection there are solo performances from the fellows which have albums popping out, so we acquired to listen to Shania’s new single and every part like that, which was superb.’  

'She's there for a laugh': Jason teased a star-studded opening to the upcoming series and even a solo performance from Shania of her brand new single Waking Up Dreaming

‘She’s there for fun’: Jason teased a star-studded opening to the upcoming collection and even a solo efficiency from Shania of her model new single Waking Up Dreaming

Jason, who wowed as Hedgehog on The Masked Singer, insisted that Starstruck, ITV’s reboot of Stars In Their Eyes, is not like different expertise reveals as a result of the longer term careers of the contestants aren’t depending on whether or not they succeed within the competitors.

He stated: ‘It is not like different expertise reveals the place somebody’s entire life is resting on whether or not it goes nicely. If something, being on the present is the prize. 

‘The expertise has stepped up as a result of much more individuals have seen it. We have now Beyoncé’s, Meat Loaf, and Shania’s!’  

Jason loved a ‘uncommon evening off’ on Thursday to assist former Liverpool and England defender Jamie Carragher’s Soccer For Change Gala.

He was joined by the likes of Coleen Rooney, Coronation Avenue stars Tina O’Brien and Samia Longchambon, and former Love Islander Scott Thomas, who all attended the glitzy evening at Manchester’s Previous Trafford Cricket Floor to boost cash for charity.

Movie star company had been handled to intimate performances from Spice Women star Mel C and former Oasis rocker Noel Gallagher, who delighted the group with renditions of Wonderwall and Do not Look Again in Anger. 

Gorgeous: Coleen Rooney joined Jason at former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher's Football For Change Gala on Thursday night

Beautiful: Coleen Rooney joined Jason at former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher’s Soccer For Change Gala on Thursday evening

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