Phillip Schofield

Tom Cruise ‘caused absolute chaos’ at Queen’s Jubilee celebrations, says Phillip Schofield

Phillip Schofield has claimed that Tom Cruise “caused chaos” at the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations on Sunday (15 May).The Mission: Impossible star appeared at the event, which was filmed as a special for ITV as part of a programme to mark Queen Elizabeth II’s 70 years on the throne.Cruise was one of several celebrities to feature in the special, speaking with Schofield and Julie Etchingham, who acted as presenters.During his regular appearance on This Morning on Monday (16 May), Schofield recalled the commotion that accompanied Cruise’s entrance.“He caused absolute chaos in Windsor because he decided to walk to the...
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Phillip Schofield: The loyalty the monarchy provides to the nation is remarkable

Phillip Schofield has shared his admiration for the Queen and the royal family ahead of a special theatrical Platinum Jubilee celebration airing on Sunday.Schofield, 60, and journalist and newsreader Julie Etchingham will host the theatrical area event which will be broadcast live on ITV from the grounds of Windsor Castle on May 15.Speaking ahead of the celebration, the TV presenter described the Queen as a “figurehead for Great Britain”.He said: “The Queen is the figurehead for Great Britain, she’s our British symbol – anyone worldwide when asked about Britain will immediately think of The Queen, and of course tea.“The duty...
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Phillip Schofield says he deleted ‘vile’ Twitter app because it is a ‘cesspit’

Phillip Schofield has revealed that he has deleted the Twitter application.The presenter labelled the social media platform a “cesspit”, calling it “vile and disgusting”. During a discussion on This Morning about Elon Musk’s Twitter takeover today (26 April), Schofield said that he no longer had the application on his phone.Schofield’s account, where he has 4.4 million followers, remains active. The TV personality has not posted since December last year. Musk successfully acquired the social media site on Monday (25 April) for about $44bn (£34.5bn). As a result, Twitter will now be a privately owned company.Speaking about the Tesla founder’s...

Why Phillip Schofield is missing from This Morning

Viewers tuning in to This Morning on Tuesday (February 1) were greeted with a different presenting duo than usual. Phillip Schofield was absent, with Alison Hammond taking his place. The presenter confirmed that he'd had a positive lateral flow test and is currently isolating at home. Posting the test result...

This Morning: Alison Hammond replaces Phillip Schofield after he tests positive for Covid-19

Alison Hammond has stepped in to replace Phillip Schofield on This Morning after he tested positive for Covid-19.Just hours after hosting the ITV daytime show on Monday (31 January), Schofield shared a picture to Instagram Stories of a positive lateral flow test.“Well b*****ks,” he wrote, adding a head-in-hand emoji.The presenter added that his current symptoms were “just a slightly sore throat”.On Tuesday (1 February) morning, ITV confirmed that fan-favourite Hammond would be standing in for Schofield for the rest of the week.Under current Covid-19 guidelines, those who test positive must stay at home and self-isolate. While they may be...

Boris Johnson: Phillip Schofield says PM should join Dancing on Ice as he ‘looks at different career options’

Phillip Schofield has joked that Boris Johnson should consider joining Dancing on Ice as he “looks at different career options”, amid calls for the prime minister to step down.The Tory leader is currently facing pressure to resign after apologising for attending an illegal party at No 10 in May 2020.While Johnson insisted that he hadn’t known the “bring your own booze” event was a party and had assumed it was a work event, members of Johnson’s own party – as well as Labour and the Liberal Democrats – have called on the PM to step down.Speaking to ahead...

Dancing on Ice: Phillip Schofield describes ‘dangerous’ accident which saw Bez’s helmet ‘fly off’

Phillip Schofield has recalled an accident suffered by Dancing on Ice contestant Bez, which saw his helmet “fly off” after hitting the ice.The Happy Mondays percussionist and dancer, real name Mark Berry, was rehearsing ahead of his appearance in the new series, beginning on ITV this week.Dancing on Ice host Schofield said, as per The Sun: “You have a rink that is full of essentially blades and we know how dangerous they can be and how deeply they can cut and how sharp they are. “I’ve just watched a video of Bez on his second day fall over backwards...

This Morning’s Holly Willoughby responds to claims she doesn’t get along with Phillip Schofield

Holly Willoughby has addressed reports of a “toxic” rift with her This Morning co-host Phillip Schofield.In 2019, it was reported that the presenting duo’s working relationship had become “strained”.While ITV dismissed the claims, which suggested Schofield was “jealous” of Willoughby replacing Ant McPartlin on the 2018 series of I’m a Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!, both Schofield and Willoughby denied the reports at the press launch for Dancing on Ice.At the time, Willoughby told reporters: “You couldn’t do the amount of hours of TV that we do with each other without getting on,” and she’s now addressed these...

Phillip Schofield criticised for asking Matt Hancock if dyslexia made him break Covid rules

This Morning host Phillip Schofield is being criticised for asking Matt Hancock if he broke Covid rules due to having dyslexia.In June, Hancock stepped down as health secretary after admitting breaking Covid rules during an alleged affair with an aide in his departmental office.The minister’s resignation statement came amid growing pressure on Boris Johnson to remove him from the cabinet or risk jeopardising vital public health messages, as the government continued to respond to the Covid-19 crisis.Hancock appeared on This Morning on Tuesday (7 December), in a segment that was designed to raise awareness for dyslexia. However, Schofield used the opportunity to bring up...
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Phillip Schofield asks if Hancock social distancing breach caused by dyslexia

TV presenter Phillip Schofield has questioned whether former health secretary Matt Hancock broke social distancing rules because of his dyslexia. Mr Hancock who resigned in June after admitting to breaching Covid-19 restrictions, is calling for all children to be screened for dyslexia before they leave primary school. He will introduce...