Murs's music career continues to soar (who'd have thought it!) and he's probably not going to have time this autumn to hashtag his bulge and get saucy with the Flackster and cheeky with Louis Walsh every Saturday night.
So who could possibly step into Olly's boots and team up with Caroline Flack this year? Reality Bites looks at a list of potential replacements:
The T4 host was cruelly dumped off the show at the last minute and replaced by Olly Murs. His hilarious response on Twitter to the news showcased why he deserved the gig ("Got my bag packed, train tickets booked to Birmingham, copy of Simon's autobiography! Can't wait!... What's that you say? Olly Murs?!??!?!") and