EAMONN Holmes left fans absolutely smitten as he made a surprise return to ITV.
The former GMTV host launched several cryptic digs at his former rival Phillip Schofield this week following his sensational departure from This Morning.
Viewers absolutely loved it when 63-year-old Eamonn starred in The Chase’s celebrity special.
The former Sky News presenter has appeared alongside the likes of actor Danny John-Jules, Olympian Tom Bosworth and radio host Yinka Bokinni.
Fans of the star couldn’t help but tweet in droves as the star made another appearance on ITV to raise money for charity.
One said: “Lmao Eamon on #TheChase is this a fight with Phil tonight? #ThisMorning.”
A second comment posted: “I’m expecting great things here with @EamonnHolmes #TheChase”
Meanwhile, a third commented: “Eamonn brought him back this morning with Ruth #TheChase.”
A fourth jokingly asked: “So is it a coincidence that @EamonnHolmes is performing on #TheChase tonight? @ITV programmers definitely deserve their wages tonight.”
A fifth remarked: “Eamonn Holmes good timing on the hunt.”
This week, the popular TV personality made several cryptic digs at his former ITV colleague.
On the day Phillip left the mag show in a sensational way, he posted a picture with his granddaughter, writing: “Overall that rounded off a good day,” along with a heart emoji face.
He also previously liked a post on Twitter shared by a fan, showing him and his wife Ruth Langsford partying around the This Morning studio.
The video, shared Tuesday under pressure on Phil to quit This Morning, was captioned: “Absolute scenes around @RuthieeL and @EamonnHolmes’ home #ThisMorning” along with a laughing and winking emoji.
Eamonn also liked a tweet in which someone said the show/network “did it” on him and his wife Ruth Langsford, 63.