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GMTV tv host Eamonn Holmes set to quit after 15-years of anchoring the show



This morning host, Eamonn Holmes set to leave the show after 15-years of anchoring the exciting British tv show with Ruth Langford.

Reports gathered said he intends to take up a role with GB news where he will take up a new role.

He’s leaving The morning show just came at the right moment for him and THE ITV. it is expected that Ruth will continue on the channel.

Although sources said she is ‘unlikely to remain on the show without him’ but ‘is expected to continue as a regular on Loose Women’.

In December, Eamonn and Ruth were replaced by Alison Hammond and Dermot O’Leary following a 14-year stint.

The source added: ‘Eamonn’s move to GB News marks the end of an era. He’ll be missed by many ITV viewers.’

It comes after the veteran presenter sparked backlash when he questioned whether there was a link between 5G and coronavirus, a comment that was said to infuriate ITV bosses.

He was forced to issue an apology the next day after Ofcom intervened.

Rumours have it that a popular media outlet, MailOnline has reached out to ITV and GB News for comment alongside a representative for Eamonn.

When GB News launched earlier this year, Eamonn said he hoped the channel got a ‘decent chance’.

He tweeted at the time: ‘We need a shake-up on the news front. I have huge respect for TV news but this is reminder news is not just Westminster or a constantly woke agenda.’

It was revealed on November 30 that Ruth and Eamonn, who fill in for Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield on Fridays, had been cut from their weekly slot to be replaced with Alison and Dermot.

At the time, Eamonn and Ruth both sent out an identical statement which read: ‘It’s a changing of the guard on Fridays from January. We hope you make Alison and Dermot as welcome as you’ve made us over the years.

‘Have a Ball you two!… It’s not Goodbye from us, it’s simply Au Revoir until the next half term.’

Breaking her silence on the shake-up following weeks of speculation, Alison said in a statement: ‘I never dreamt that when I first joined This Morning – initially for a few months – that I would still be there 19 years later.

‘I genuinely care about the show and the viewers who watch, so it’s a huge privilege and honour to be hosting a show I adore so much. I’m just really excited to be doing even more of what I love alongside the lovely Dermot.’

Sharing his own statement, co-host Dermot said: ‘I’m deeply thrilled and honoured to be joining the This Morning team next year. We have huge shoes to fill and we are well aware of what a privilege it is to be stepping into them.

‘Above all, we want to have fun and for you to be able to kick your weekend off with a smile, especially given the year we’ve all had.

‘So I’m delighted to be co-hosting with the living embodiment of sunshine on a rainy day. I can’t wait to get started.’


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