Gogglebox originals, Adam and Symon announced their departure from the series after five years. However, Jad reveals he's got some plans in store for them.
While Jad is known for third-wheeling in the Fahd household with Matty and Sarah Marie, (and now Malik!) the businessowner reveals that he's also part of another trio: with Adam and Symon, who recently announced their departure from Gogglebox.
After the duo's announcement, we talked to Jad about how he's feeling now that his close mates will not be returning to the couch.
"They were my favourite from the start," Jad reveals to LifeStyle. "They're a big loss to the show. They're funny, witty, intelligent, creative and have a great dynamic. Them on the couch felt like hanging with your mates watching the footy having a few beers."
While he says he'll miss Adam and Symon on Gogglebox, it doesn't seem like he'll be missing out on their hilarious banter.
"I'm pretty close with the boys," he says. "We speak frequently and the occasional group Facetime call. When I'm in Melbourne, we grab a bite and go shopping and it's just non-stop, full-time Gogglebox-style banter all day. We have the biggest laugh together, it feels like training in the off-season," he jokes.
Jad recently flew down on his own to the Gogglebox Christmas party, where he met up with Adam and Symon to go shopping and get ready together. "We spent four hours together picking a new look and ouftits for me. It was hilarious. It was like Zoolander," he laughs. "Symon's got an eye for detail when it comes to shopping," he says. "Adam's good at ironing."
While Jad says that Adam and Symon are destined for great things, he thinks they should get a dose of reality before entering the next level. "They'll need to secure an opportunity for the future. I'm going to give them a few shifts at my cafe, and I'll have to invest a fair bit of time in them to get them up to speed. They can keep their conversation skills up talking to customers."
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