The single co-hosts took over the reins of the reality singing show following the departure of Sonia Kruger.
As the show’s founding host, returning to The Voice has been a homecoming for Darren.
However, the set insider reveals that the Scottish-born presenter’s cheeky antics were what contributed to his departure in the first place.
“[H]is ego! That is why Nine got rid of him last time,” reveals the insider. “He wouldn’t behave with publicity so Nine eventually … sent him packing, replacing him with Sonia.”
And it seems not much has changed.
“Darren is very confident when it comes to the ladies!,” says our insider. “He is a very naughty boy.”
In recent weeks, Darren and Renee have shared a series of snaps on social media of them spending time together.
Clearly trying to impress the host of Extra, Darren even treated her to a private dinner, in which he cooked up some pasta for them.
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