She hosted the show for one year before being replaced by Holly Willoughby for the following series.
Since 2008, Cotton has appeared as a team captain on the ITV2 comedy panel show Celebrity Juice alongside host Keith Lemon and fellow team captain Holly Willoughby.
Autumn had arrived outside, with warm coats donned and central heating switched on.
Her father was a signwriter for events such as Live Aid and her mother worked in alternative therapy.
After, Cotton continued with the show and with its replacement Diggit.
Using just five of his allotted 140 characters, he typed, with cool understatement, “oh hi”. Hip-hop banger Paris by rap heavyweights Jay-Z and Kanye West. “If not, it could have been the world's shortest breakfast show.” The song’s full title is N***as In Paris and the original lyrics are “earthy”, shall we say?
There had been much speculation about what Grimshaw would pick as his first song and the content of his opening link. Safe versions of explicit lyrics soon became something of a theme.