Why did Stacey Dooley leave Glow Up? Will Maya Jama replace her?

Stacey Dooley is no longer the host of Glow Up: Britain’s Next Makeup Star.

Maya Jama has taken her place for the latest series, however.

Why did the Strictly winner step down from the popular BBC Three show?

And what did Maya say about her exciting new role? We take a look below …

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Why did Stacey Dooley leave Glow Up?

Stacey, 34, hosted Glow Up on BBC Three for his first two series.

She announced that she was leaving the show for other filming engagements.


Stacey is working on other projects (Credit: BBC)

When she went to Twitter last October, she confirmed, “I won’t be able to be part of Glow Up, Series 3.

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“It was a great pleasure to work with Dom and Val. Overall stars.

“And of course a real pleasure to get to know the artists and appreciate their creativity! It’s a show that is very dear to my heart and I wish all the love in the world to everyone involved in the next gig. “

What is Glow Up about?

The show is a competitive exhibition where makeup artists compete for the title.

A group of industry leaders judge competitors while Stacey hosted the show.

The winner will receive the title of British Next Make-Up Star and a contract to support leading make-up artists.

Maya Jama host
Maya Jama with the judges (Credit: BBC)

Why is Maya Jama famous?

Maya, 26, has been working as a television presenter since she was a teenager.

She has also hosted for numerous radio stations, most recently Radio 1.

Previous TV hosting roles include The Circle, Peter Crouch: Save Our Summer, and the 2020 MOBO Awards.

She also had an acting role in Kathryn Ryan’s Netflix hit The Duchess.

From that year she was a panelist at Celebrity Juice and a guest judge at Ru Pauls Drag Race UK.

You may also have seen her guest at Sunday brunch and the Jonathan Ross Show.

From 2015 to 2019 she was in a relationship with rapper Stormzy.

Maya Jama
Maya Jama is hosting the third series (Credit: SplashNews)

What did Maya say about Glow Up?

Maya said she was excited to be part of the upcoming series of Glow Up.

She also said at a recent press event that Stacey is very supportive of her new role.

In fact, Maya said Stacey sent her a happy message.

She explained, “She said, ‘Good luck honey – you’re going to smash it!’

“As if she was great and did amazing, incredible things as always, so I think it was a nice crossover.

“I don’t know why people in the media, internet, and television world keep trying to say, ‘Hey, how do you feel about this and this? ‘and pinning people against each other, but that’s not it, it isn’t. “

What Did Maya Say About The Beauty Industry?

Maya says she’s a big fan of makeup, but she’s wary of filters and beauty editing apps.

She said she was trying to avoid using them now as they can fool their fans.

Speaking to the BBC before Glow Up, she claimed, “I am very aware that you won’t know it took four if you didn’t follow me or just check out my Instagram and those super glamorous pics have seen hours and there is a team of us. “

When is it the next time?

The third series of Glow Up: Britain’s Next Makeup Star will air on BBC One at 10:45 p.m. tonight.

However, episodes can now also be streamed via BBC iPlayer on BBC Three.

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