Paul Daniels leaves The Farm after Vanilla Ice bust-up

LONDON - Magician Paul Daniels did not like it even a little bit as he quit Five's reality show 'The Farm' after just 72 hours, following a tempestuous relationship with 90s rapper Vanilla Ice.

Daniels, famous for his TV catchphrase "you'll like it, not a lot, but you'll like it", decided to leave today saying: "It's been a pressure" as he shook hands with Vanilla, real name Robert Van Winkle, famous for his 90s track 'Ice Ice Baby'.

The pair have rubbed each other up the wrong way since the series debut on Sunday. Last night, they had a blazing row on the subject of Iraq.

Daniels started off by innocently enquiring about the hostage situation. Disgraced footballer Stan Collimore, best know for beating up Ulrika Jonsson, and actress Margi Clarke said they hoped that there was the possibility of negotiation, which sent the ice man blazing.

"All Britain cares about is publicity," he said. "That's why you're going to negotiate with those weak-ass terrorists. You can't negotiate, that means they've won."

Later, the ice man lost his cool, continuing his pro-American views citing the US as the "superpower".

Collimore, who is serialising his autobiography this week in the Daily Mirror, and Daniels took offence, accusing America of only being in Iraq for oil. Vanilla Ice responded that they had all been brainwashed and Daniels, a Conservative follower, eventually lost it.

However, Daniels failed to persuade fellow farmhand and wife Debbie McGee to follow suit and walk out of the show.

Five bosses have revealed today that they are likely to seek a replacement, but said they had not yet drawn up a shortlist.

'The Farm' is produced by Endemol UK, the makers of 'Big Brother' and shows celebrities turning their backs on City line to work as farmhands.

Ex-Gossard model Sophie Anderton left before the show started this week, to reportedly star in ITV's 'I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!'.

Former Five singer Ritchie Neville, Rebecca Loos, Lady Victoria Hervey and Jade Goody's ex-boyfriend Jeff Brazier also star in the show.

'The Farm' began on Sunday night with 1.1m viewers. Five is hoping the show will achieve better ratings than 'Back to Reality', considered a victim of poor scheduling.

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