Phillip Schofield is ‘completely broken’ and has accused ITV bosses of showing him ‘zero respect’ after he was axed from This Morning – which will today be hosted by Alison Hammond and Dermot O’Leary.
Bosses at ITV will give him a payoff of six months’ wages after they decided his feud with co-host and former best friend was costing the show too many viewers, after 200,000 switched off.
Holly, who has co-hosted This Morning with Phil for 13 of his over 20 years on the programme, will return to host the morning show on June 5 after taking a two-week break.
Phil, 61, icon is said to have consulted his mother, ex-wife and daughters before making the shock decision to stand down from the show.The announcement came in the wake of his brother’s conviction for .
A glum-looking Schofield was spotted over the weekend after his last appearance on the show
The relationship between the two presenters, once feted as the closest on TV, had broken down, according to reports
Alison and Dermot, who co-host the show on Fridays, will be on the sofa in their absence on Monday morning