Ruth Langsford will remain a part of ITV despite husband Eamonn Holmes leaving


‘I’m very proud of him’: Ruth Langsford confirms she will remain a part of This Morning and Loose Women despite husband Eamonn Holmes leaving ITV for GB News


Ruth Langsford will remain at This Morning, despite her husband Eamonn Holmes leaving the programme.

The Loose Women star, 61, will also continue to anchor the talk show after Eamonn, 62, departed for GB News, on which he co-hosts Breakfast with Eamonn & Isabel alongside Isabel Webster.

Speaking to Best magazine, Ruth said: ‘I’m still at ITV, with This Morning and Loose Women.’ 

Career: Ruth Langsford will remain at This Morning, despite her husband Eamonn Holmes leaving the programme

The TV presenter admitted she is ‘very proud’ of her ‘news junkie’ husband, and hinted they could still team up for some new projects together in the future.

Ruth added: ‘I’m thrilled. It’s what he does best.

‘He’s always been very entertaining on ‘This Morning’ – Eamonn can turn his hand to anything.

‘He’s a total news junkie. I’m very proud of him. Yes, no more ‘This Morning’ together – but it doesn’t mean there aren’t other projects we can do together.’

New role: Ruth will also continue to anchor the talk show after Eamonn departed for GB News, on which he co-hosts Breakfast with Eamonn & Isabel alongside Isabel Webster

New role: Ruth will also continue to anchor the talk show after Eamonn departed for GB News, on which he co-hosts Breakfast with Eamonn & Isabel alongside Isabel Webster

Eamonn and Isabel fronted their first show on Monday and the broadcaster admitted he ‘didn’t sleep a wink’ beforehand.

He said: ‘I need to make a long-term plan about how to get up in the morning. I didn’t sleep a wink last night.

‘My kids brought me a fancy alarm clock. It went off and I couldn’t turn it off.’

Eamonn also admitted his and Isabel’s breakfast show will aim to ‘do lots of things differently’.

Speaking on the show, he added: ‘I’m having some lovely messages from people all around the country who are looking forward to whatever we’re going to do differently. 

Couple: The TV presenter admitted she is 'very proud' of her 'news junkie' husband, and hinted they could still team up for some new projects together in the future

Couple: The TV presenter admitted she is ‘very proud’ of her ‘news junkie’ husband, and hinted they could still team up for some new projects together in the future

‘Hopefully we are going to do lots of things differently. We’re going to do news, but we’re going to do news with views. We’re going to do your news, because if it is important to you, it is important to us.’

It comes after ITV were forced to release a statement confirming Ruth would be remaining with the channel after Eamonn’s departure.   

A spokesperson said: ‘We would like to wish Eamonn all of the very best in his new role.

‘As a duo, Eamonn and Ruth have been part of the This Morning presenting team for the last 15 years and we thank Eamonn for all of his hard work and contribution to the show.

‘Ruth remains an important part of ITV Daytime both as a continuing member of the This Morning family and as an anchor presenter on Loose Women.’

Staying put: It comes after ITV were forced to release a statement confirming Ruth would be remaining with the channel after Eamonn's departure

Staying put: It comes after ITV were forced to release a statement confirming Ruth would be remaining with the channel after Eamonn’s departure

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