He will follow in the footsteps of Eamon, 63. Former ‘This Morning’ co-stars Philippe and Holly Willoughby launched violent attacks On Monday morning, he argued that the show should be terminated.
“I have always been proud to feature compelling stories on This Morning,” broadcast writer Philippe, 61, said in a statement this weekend about his departure. But these days, This Morning is a story in itself.
“Throughout my television career, including those last few days that were very difficult, I have always tried my best to be honorable and kind. ITV I have decided that the current situation cannot continue and I want to do what I can to protect the show I love. “
Eamon, who previously hosted This Morning with his wife Ruth Langsford, broke his silence on Twitter hours later to share a photo of himself with his granddaughter.
Speak up: Eamon Holmes, 63, has broken his silence after Philip Schofield announced Saturday that he’s leaving the show this morning after 21 years on the show (Eamon was pictured Saturday with his granddaughter. It is reflected)
Opinion: This comes after Eamon launched an attack Monday morning against his former This Morning co-stars Philip and Holly Willoughby, arguing that they should quit the show.
Incomprehensible? Eamon, who previously hosted This Morning with his wife Ruth Langsford, broke his silence on Twitter hours later.
He wrote, “Daddy did a terrible job. Thank you Emilia. All in all, it turned out to be a good day.”
Philip Schofield announced on Saturday that he is stepping down as host of This Morning after 21 years following an allegation he had with Holly Willoughby.
In a statement, he said: “I’ve always been proud to feature compelling stories on This Morning. But these days, ‘This Morning’ is a story in itself.
“Throughout my television career, including those last few days that were very difficult, I have always tried my best to be honorable and kind.
“After over 13 years of hosting ‘This Morning’ with Phil, I would like to take this opportunity to thank him for all of his knowledge, experience and humor,” Holly said. rice field. The couch just wouldn’t feel the same without him. “
Kevin Lygo, ITV’s managing director of media and entertainment, said, “Phillip is undeniably one of the greatest broadcast writers of his generation, and we know he’s been on the couch for ‘This Morning’ for 20 years. Thank you for giving us great television,” he said.
‘This Morning’ is produced by one of the best and hardest working teams in the television industry, producing over 12 hours of live programming each week.
“We look forward to continuing our relationship with Philippe, starting with the British Soap Awards in June, and launching another Peak Time series in the future.”
On-air attack: It came after Eamon launched an attack on Philip and Holly during Monday’s GB News show, saying he should step down this morning rather than hurt the show.
All Stars: Eamon was part of the This Morning Family from 2006 to 2021 with wife Ruth Langsford (left) (pictured February 2020)
Holly remains on the couch for ‘This Morning’ with the rest of the ITV family after the break, while Philip moves on to present his other primetime projects.
This was after Eamon launched a ferocious attack on Philip and Holly, saying they should leave “This Morning” rather than damage the show.
Speaking on the GB News show about the implications, Eamon called the partnership a “broken relationship.”
Referring to Sunday night’s BAFTA Television Awards, which neither Phil nor Holly were present for, Eamon quipped, “I think Philip Scofield and Holly Willoughby should have been given a special award for Best Actor.” .
“They may or may not be together on TV today. He brought in a lawyer, she brought in a public relations team. They’ll say it doesn’t exist, they’re on bad terms, and ‘this morning’ doesn’t depend on who’s presenting.”
The former ‘This Morning’ star continued, “It’s a system, it’s going to continue no matter who announces it, and anyone can check the viewership. , there is no difference,” he argued.
End of the Road: On Friday, Holly said “See you Monday” as the show ended, while Phil simply said “Goodbye!” to viewers.
Eamon hosted ITV’s daytime show from 2006 to August 2021 with his wife Ruth Langsford. Until I was ‘dropped’ by ITV They were replaced by Allison Hammond and Dermot O’Leary.
in the meantime, Phil and Holly both went to work with solemn expressions on their faces. Early Monday morning when they were together on This Morning despite their soured relationship.
The veteran host finally agreed to the station’s ultimatum to step down after hosting the daytime show for 21 years, citing a rift with his co-star and former best friend.
Phil, who allegedly fled while on vacation on Saturday, alluded to the feud in an unannounced ITV statement at 3 p.m.
History: The host duo (pictured in November 2009) have worked together for over a decade since Holly took over as Philip’s co-host from Fern Britton in 2009.
The once inseparable pair have grown increasingly estranged in recent months, but the breakup became decisive when Philip didn’t tell Holly about his brother’s child sex trial.
The shocking announcement comes just days after a heated meeting between Mr Philippe, his representatives and ITV’s chief executives, amid an altercation between presenters.
Philippe, described as a ‘broken man’, is understood to have tried his best to stay on until the end and that it took ‘a lot of persuasion’ to agree to an immediate termination. So last Thursday was his last appearance on This Morning.
The decision was made late Friday after days of crisis meetings on ITV. It was decided yesterday that the announcement would be made to give Philip some time to leave his home in West London to take some time off and into the limelight.
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-12106775/Eamonn-Holmes-breaks-silence-Phillip-Schofields-Morning-exit.html?ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490&ito=1490 Eamon Holmes breaks silence on Philip Schofield’s ‘This Morning’ show