Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby reunited on ITV's This Morning today after rumours of an apparent rift between the two.The TV star has been no stranger to the public eye in recent years as the star of This Morning has publicly dealt with the breakdown of his own marriage and now the conviction of his brother.Phillip and Holly, who had been close friends for 17 years and have been on family holidays together, are said to be "barely speaking" off camera.
It comes as Phillip released a statement last week describing his co-star as his "rock" but confessed that the "the last few weeks haven't been easy for either of us".
The statement reportedly came as a surprise to Holly and made the situation worse on the show he has hosted since 2002. The pair's friendship is now seemingly on the rocks even after their close bond saw Holly publicly support Phillip when he revealed his sexuality to the world in 2020.Here we take a closer look back at Schofield's personal life over recent years including the breakdown of his marriage after he came out and a reported feud with Amanda Holden.The ITV's This Morning host shocked the nation when he made the brave decision to come out as gay in February 2020.The TV star shares two daughters, Molly, 28, and Ruby, 26, with his wife Stephanie whom he had been married to for 27 years when he made his announcement.The 59-year-old presenter revealed his sexuality to his 2.7 million Instagram followers in a heartfelt post which read: "You never know what’s going on in someone's seemingly perfect life, what issues they are struggling with, or the state of their wellbeing – and so you won't know what has been consuming me for the last few years. "With the strength and support of my wife and my