Latest Phillip Schofield news: The ‘This Morning’ presenter addresses affair scandals and allegations of sexual harassment in BBC interview

Phillip Schofield claims he “understands how Caroline Flack felt” after leaving This Morning

Phillip Schofield has credited his daughters for “saving his life” while his “unwise” but “not illegal” affair with a younger colleague caused a stir This morning.

The 61-year-old admitted to the BBC on Friday June 2 an emotional interview in which he described the impact of the “constant” and “relentless” onslaught of the media since admitting he had an affair with a younger male colleague have ITV show.

“I lost everything,” he told the BBC’s Amol Rajan. “My girls saved my life. They said last week they hadn’t left me for a moment. They were by my side every moment because they were afraid to let me out of their sight. How is it, daughters having to go through something like this?

“They said to me, ‘Don’t you dare do that under our supervision.’ We should take care of you.’ And if my girls weren’t there I wouldn’t be here because I don’t see a future. And how much should a man take, and are you really happy when he’s dead?”

He added, “That’s how Caroline Flack felt,” referring to the former love island Hostess who took her own life in 2020.

In the interview, Schofield denied allegations that he “groomed” his younger colleague, whom he met while visiting school when the boy in question was 15 years old. Schofield denied anything sexual took place until the ITV worker was around 20 years old.

ITV has ordered a review of Phillip Schofield’s departure This morningwhile the channel’s bosses are confronted with questions from MPs about the scandal.


In the first interview since the affair scandal, Phillip Schofield denies having taken care of his young colleague

Phillip Schofield has denied allegations he was dating a younger male colleague with whom he recently admitted having an affair.

In the former TV presenter’s first sit-down interview since retiring from ITV last week, he apologized and took full responsibility for his actions.

“I absolutely know – no question – that I did something bad; unprofessional; first time. I know, I know I did that. And there’s no apology, I’m not going to make an apology,” Schofield said The sun.

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Former This Morning host said he “absolutely knew” he had “done something bad”.

Inga ParkelJune 1, 2023 10:41 p.m


Phillip Schofield: Five biggest revelations from TV host’s sit-down affair scandal interview

Phillip Schofield participated following his first interviews This morning affair scandal.

On Friday, May 26, news broke that Schofield had been fired by his agent after the TV host admitted to lying about an “unwise but not illegal” consensual relationship he had with a younger male colleague in the Had daytime streak while married to his wife.

Schofield has since resigned from ITV, with the channel’s bosses saying they have been “badly let down” by ITV This morning Host.

He has now sat down with the BBC to discuss details of the affair and address specific allegations related to the scandal.

Below are the five revelations from the Schofield interview.

Peony HirwaniJune 2, 2023 10:15 am


Watch: Phillip Schofield reveals why he went public with the affair

Phillip Schofield reveals why he went public with the affair

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Phillip Schofield reveals he didn’t tell Holly Willoughby about the affair

Phillip Schofield reveals he didn’t tell Holly Willoughby about the affair

Peony HirwaniJune 2, 2023 9:15 am


Phillip Schofield claims he “understands how Caroline Flack felt” after leaving This Morning

Phillip Schofield claims he “understands how Caroline Flack felt” after leaving This Morning

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Phillip Schofield shares a text he sent to Holly Willoughby after admitting to the This Morning affair

Phillip Schofield has shared the text he sent Holly Willoughby after admitting he lied about an affair with a younger man This morning Colleague.

The disgraced former presenter of the ITV daytime series reflected on his friendship with Willoughby after the latter called it quits after reports of a feud.

A week later, Schofield shared a statement saying he lied about an “unwise but not illegal” relationship with a co-worker. He was subsequently sacked by his agent and also resigned from ITV, whose bosses said they were “badly let down” by the presenter.

In a new interview, Schofield said he texted Willoughby about the scandal but received no response.

“The last time we spoke was when I texted Holly and said ‘don’t answer’ – that was after the statement last week – ‘don’t answer, you probably aren’t allowed to, but I’m deeply saddened. ‘ “I’m sorry I lied to you,” he said.

Peony HirwaniJune 2, 2023 08:30


A Timeline of the Phillip Schofield Controversy

A Timeline of the Phillip Schofield Controversy

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Kerry Katona calls ‘This Morning’ ‘fake’ and ‘false’ as she recalls ‘degrading’ interview with Phillip Schofield

During an appearance on GB News on Wednesday night (May 31), former Atomic Kitten star Katona was asked about an infamous 2008 interview she had with Schofield This morning.

In the interview, Schofield tells Katona that her speech was “a little slurred” and that he was “just pointing out someone very different than a few years ago.”

Speaking to Dan Wootton, Katona said she was taking medication for her bipolar disorder, which caused her to slur.

“The boldness [of] being condescending, belittling people with real problems on the sofa who have real problems. Who are you to give him the right to an opinion and to tell you what is right or wrong?”

Peony HirwaniJune 2, 2023 07:30


Phillip Schofield: Meet the main players in the ITV ‘This Morning’ scandal.

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Phillip Schofield says he ‘lost everything’ after affair.

Phillip Schofield says he has “lost everything” and sees no future for his career following his affair with a younger colleague.

In a new interview with BBC Newsthe previous This morning The presenter said: “I have to talk about TV in the past tense, it breaks my heart. I lost everything.”

“What am I doing with my days?” he added. “I see nothing but blackness, sadness, regret, remorse and guilt. I did something very wrong and then kept lying about it.”

Referring to his former colleague, the 61-year-old said: “He is an innocent here. I was older, I should have known better. [The affair] was amicable, but it was my fault.”

Peony HirwaniJune 2, 2023 06:50

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