Due to government guidelines during the coronavirus pandemic, This Morning hosts Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield must stay a certain distance (at one point, two meters) apart and cannot be touched.
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Viewers of This Morning are still baffled by Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield’s confession as they embrace for the first time in two years on TV.
Due to government guidelines during the coronavirus pandemic, hosts must be kept a certain distance (at one point, two meters) apart and cannot be touched.
But after relaxing the rules last week, Holly and Phil were happy to be together.
Announcing that the next segment was Toff’s vacation to Mexico, Phil talked about the changes being made to Dancing On Ice, the movie they hosted last night.
He said: “The screen was on Dancing On Ice and we were the closest to us!”
Holly leans in and the pair hug, causing her to exclaim, “Look!
“We could have done it,” said Phil, grinning.
“We have,” she said. “But it’s the first time we’ve been allowed to appear on screen, so that’s great!”
But confused fans took to Twitter to comment, with one writing: “Wow, I’m shocked they’ve hugged offscreen (never told anyone!) Morning love words #ThisMorning.”
While another commented: “Why are Phil and Holly acting like they haven’t hugged in a long time? #ThisMorning.”
A third wrote: “Yes, we all know you’ve been cuddling on screen. We’re not stupid to believe you’re social distancing! #ThisMorning.”
“Out of the way, we all know you hugged during #ThisMorning social distancing,” another quipped.
One joked: “Now I can sleep at night knowing they can officially hug.”
It happened after Holly and Phil delivered a heartfelt message to Ukraine as the Russian invasion was underway.
Introducing the show, Phil said: “Over the weekend we’ve all seen images of grief continue to emerge from Ukraine.”
“Well, there’s been a lot of support around the world,” Holly continued. “Tearful protesters gathered in London over the weekend to express their anger at the Russian invasion.”
Phil said: “The protests were in Berlin, Milan, Madrid, Tokyo. “Even inside Russia, it is reported that around 2,000 people have been arrested. You may have noticed that we added some Ukrainian flags to our river view this morning to show our support. our solidarity and solidarity with the Ukrainian people.
“If you’re watching and you have friends or family there at the moment, we just send our words of love and support.”
* This morning airs at 10 a.m. weekdays on ITV
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