This opportunity led to a three-year contract as co-presenter for GMTV's live weekend youth series Diggit.
Fearne grew up in the North-West London suburb of Eastcote and even in her early days stood out as a rare talent.
I think he’s even more Northern than me – I can’t understand him most of the time. I used to get called some ginger names, but I am ginger so it’s not an insult. I told Jonathan, “I don’t do stand-up,” and he went, “Oh, you’ll be all right.” So I just went up on stage where I’d seen the Spice Girls and talked about the Spice Girls.
I bumped into him at Fearne Cotton’s wedding and we hugged it out. They didn’t mean don’t care about others – just don’t be envious.
Jodie Marsh has a vast collection of sex toys at her house.
The 1975 took home the prize for BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge Performance of the Year for their cover of One Direction's What Makes You Beautiful.
X Factor winner Louisa Johnson is also including her vocals on the song, and arrived in high spirits in a pair of cropped, wife-leg jeans and a white blouse which revealed her blue, lace bralet underneath.
Paloma Faith, Ella Eyre, James Blunt, Craig David, Gareth Malone and Gregory Porter were also pictured outside of the studio.
Fearne soon branched out from ITV, and her association with CBBC began when she presented children's science programme, "Eureka TV".
Her popularity with viewers won her a role as co-presenter on CBBC Sunday Morning show, "Smile", and before long, she was given the task of re-vitalising the ailing "The Saturday Show" for the BBC.