Phillip Scofield resigns — Live: This Morning star quits show after Holly Willoughby ‘feud’

Watch Phillip Scofield’s final sign off from this morning

Philip Schofield will step down today morning With “immediate effect” after more than 20 years on the ITV programme, the broadcaster has announced.

The 61-year-old TV presenter will not be returning to co-host the morning talk show with Holly Willoughby, with last Thursday’s show being his last.

Willoughby will remain on the show and will “co-appear with members of today morning Family”, said ITV.

His departure comes amid reports of a rift between Schofield and Willoughby, and his brother, Timothy Schofield, was sentenced on Friday to 12 years in prison after pleading guilty to child sex offences.

Scofield said: “I’ve always been proud to cover compelling stories today morning, But, recently, today morning The story is done.

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Eamonn Holmes attacks Schofield and Willoughby days before Schofield’s exit

last week, former Morning Host Eamonn Holmes takes aim at Scofield and Willoughby amid their alleged downfall.

“I think there should have been a special award for Philip Scofield and Holly Willoughby for best actors,” he said.

“The public definitely believes that there is no chemistry, that there is a broken fit between the two of them.”

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Kim Woodburne has once again weighed in on the alleged drama between Scofield and Willoughby following news of Scofield’s death. today morning exit.

appearing on Saturday (20 May) GB News at noon, East How clean is your house? Starr praised Scofield for having “common sense” and leaving.

“Her game is up,” she said, “I’m praying and hoping that now Holly Willoughby has the sense to go, she doesn’t want to.”

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Philip Schofield’s brother Timothy sentenced to 12 years in prison

On Friday (19 May), Philip’s brother Timothy was jailed for 12 years, weeks after being found guilty of multiple child sex offenses over a four-year period.

In April, Timothy was convicted of 11 sex offenses involving a child between October 2016 and October 2019, including two sexual acts with a child.

After the verdict, Philip – who was absent today morning During the trial – rejected his brother, saying: “I no longer have a brother.”

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Kim Woodburne hits out at Holly Willoughby over Philip Schofield ‘feud’

Another celebrity to weigh in on the alleged Schofield-Willoughby feud was Kim Woodburne, who didn’t mince words as she called Willoughby “a two-faced b****.”

You can read his full comments below…

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Who will replace Philip Schofield this morning?

As Scofield announces his departure today morningThe question quickly emerged as to who would replace him.

While Holly Willoughby will remain on the ITV daytime show, she will not be joined by a permanent co-host.

Instead, ITV has said it will co-host with “members”. today morning Family”.

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Jack Whitehall jokes about Holly Willoughby and Philip Schofield ‘feud’ on The Chris & Rosie Ramsey Show

During Friday (May 19) night’s episode of the BBC comedy show The Chris and Rosie Ramsey ShowComedian Jack Whitehall couldn’t stop himself from taking a dig at the rumored ‘fall-out’ between Schofield and Willoughby.

Appearing on the show with his father Michael, Jack was praised by podcaster Rosie, who said the father-son pairing “sounds like you have a lovely relationship”.

In response, Jack joked: “Behind closed doors it’s like Holly and Phil, we don’t talk to each other,” with the comment prompting gasps from the presenters and audience.

You can watch the full clip below…

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Holly Willoughby shares statement as Philip Schofield steps down from This Morning

while Scofield announced that he had resigned today morning Effective immediately, Willoughby shared his statement.

“It has been more than 13 years presenting this today morning Phil and I would like to take this opportunity to thank him for his knowledge, his experience and his humour,” she said.

“Without him the sofa won’t feel the same.”

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WATCH: Philip Schofield gives Holly Willoughby an awkward goodbye kiss days before leaving the show

After reports of tension between Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby surfaced last week, today morning Viewers have been watching ITV closely for awkward moments between the pair.

One such exchange took place during Wednesday’s show (17 May) – now known as Schofield’s final episode – when the pair said goodbye.

Willoughby left the episode 30 minutes early to meet King Charles III, leaving Philip to “hold the fort”.

Holly Willoughby and Philip Schofield share awkward kiss amid feud rumors

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Ulrika Jonsson calls the rumored Scofield-Willoughby fall-out a ‘war of egos’

hours before Scofield’s departure, he announced that he was leaving today morningFellow presenter Ulrika Jönsson offered her thoughts on the matter.

Johnson wrote in his column, “Daytime TV is a vibrant, egotistical melting pot of ego, arrogance, hierarchy and supremacy.” Sun,

“Holly and Phil have forgotten about their audience and appointed themselves the stars of the show, which has made them bigger than the program … Maybe this really is the end of the road for Holly and Phil. “

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ITV boss calls Schofield ‘one of the best broadcasters of his generation’

Announcing Schofield’s departure, ITV’s managing director of media and entertainment praised the presenter for his work on today morning,

“Philip is one of the best broadcasters of his generation and we have him to thank for two decades of absolutely terrific television. this morning sofa,” They said.

,today morning Created by one of the best and hardest working teams in television, producing over 12 hours of live television each week.

Lygo said: “We look forward to continuing our relationship with Phillip, starting with The British Soap Awards in June, and a new peak time series to come.

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