Emily Atack and John Barrowman’s ‘car crash’ This Morning debut SLAMMED by viewers

John Barrowman and Emily Atack have been slammed for their presenting skills ITV]

Emily Atack and John Barrowman have been slammed after making their This Morning presenting debut.

The 29 year old actress and her former I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! campmate, 52, have filled in for Phillip Schield and Holly Willoughby during the Easter break. 

But viewers the show have claimed that their “car crash” performance has given them no option but to change the channel.

Emily Atack and John Barrowman’s 'car crash' This Morning debut SLAMMED by viewersEmily and John made their debut on Friday ITV]

One wrote on Twitter: “First rule being a presenter is to be able to read the autocue without looking like you’re reading the autocue.

“These two are the Z-list ASDA own brand BTEC presenting. Car crash ahead for This Morning.”

A second mocked: “Emergency services on full alert in London for a potential car crash involving John Barrowman and Emily Atack.”

Emily Atack and John Barrowman’s 'car crash' This Morning debut SLAMMED by viewersEmily and John were cruelly called a “car crash” on social media ITV]

A third added: “Three minutes into John Barrowman and Emily Atack presenting This Morning and it’s already too painful to watch,” while a fourth moaned: “God this is going to be a right mess.”

However, some fans the pair were quick to jump to their defence, with one writing: “The comments on This Morning so far are so nasty! Give them a chance! Trolls.”

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Emily soon won viewers over, with one commenting: “A couple minutes into This Morning and totally blown away by Emily Atack’s presenting.

Emily Atack and John Barrowman’s 'car crash' This Morning debut SLAMMED by viewersEmily won viewers over during her one-f stint ITV]

“A complete natural, looks like she’s been doing it for years, and a hard first story to go in with.”

Another echoed: “I think Emily Atack is really good at presenting, so far her lines have really flowed, a real natural. Hope she becomes a regular stand in.”

Unfortunately for fans the Inbetweeners star, Emily’s presenting gig will just be a one-f, with Rochelle Humes hosting the daytime show with John next week.

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