The former Friends star reportedly had a 100-page contract for the presenter of topics he could and couldn’t discuss when she appeared on the Channel 4 entertainment show in 1997, to promote her film Scream.
Chris Evans (Ellis Parrinder/Channel 4)
“Courteney Cox was pretty high maintenance; she arrived with a 100-page contract for me to sign concerning what I could and couldn’t ask her during the interview,” Chris said.
“I told her people where to shove it. She came on anyway and couldn’t have been nicer.”
TFI Friday returns to Channel 4 on 12 June, more than 14 years after it ended its six-series run in December 2000.
Chris said: “I never got to say goodbye to it as I left when there were still 10 shows to go. Let’s call it closure.
“This just feels like the right time, many of us who were involved with ‘the scene’ at that time are back doing what we love and people seem to like it.”
He added some of the segments will be familiar to fans.
“Lots of the old favourites will be back – Freak Or Unique, It’s Your Letters and Show Us Your Face Then – plus lots of new stuff that we already don’t have time for,” he said.
But Chris remained tight-lipped about the special guests in this series, teasing: “Definitely Blur, Blur and Blur. Oh, and have I mentioned Blur.”