Holly Willoughby is now getting paid the same as Philip Schofield for 'This Morning'.
Holly Willoughby has reportedly netted a £200,000 per annum pay increase from ITV, after recent claims asserted that she was earning nearly a third less for her work on ‘This Morning’ than her male co-host, Philip Schofield.
She and Philip have been working together on ‘This Morning’ for eight years now, but the latest reports suggested that she had been earning significantly less than Schofield for all this time - £400k to his £600k.
The pair are currently negotiating salaries with ITV to host the upcoming re-booted series of ‘Dancing On Ice’, but the network realised they would be unable to pay both of them equally if they continued to pay Willoughby less for her work on ‘This Morning’, according to sources.
Continue reading: Holly Willoughby Gets £200k Pay Rise To Close Gender Pay Gap
Rumours suggest the show's upcoming maternity feature could be more in depth than you might think.
Forget 'One Born Every Minute', there are reports that British breakfast show 'This Morning' will feature a live birth as presenters Holly Willoughby and Philip Schofield plan to interview mothers in labour as part of their supposed new feature on maternity issues.
Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield to present live birth?
Holly Willoughby has allegedly revealed that producers of 'This Morning' are planning a major feature on mothers and childbirth for the show in the Autumn, and suggested that it may even get to the point where a live birth will be screened on air so that presenters can interview the mother during childbirth and get a first hand account of her experiences.
Ruth Langsford stepped in after Holly's youngest son Chester suffered a head injury on Sunday night - but she's reassured fans he's now okay.
TV presenter Holly Willoughby was forced to pull out of her appearance on ‘This Morning’ earlier today, after her young son had to be taken to hospital after suffering a head injury.
The 35 year old presenter was due to make her regular appearance on the ITV magazine show on Monday morning (April 18th), but Ruth Langsford was forced to step in at the last minute to present alongside co-host Phillip Schofield after Holly’s one year old son Chester, the youngest of her three children, had to go to hospital the day before.
Holly Willoughby missed Monday's edition of 'This Morning' because her son was taken to hospital
The co-presenters met a family of life-like, robotic pandas on 'This Morning', which left many viewers thinking it might be best to go back to bed.
A bizarre segment on ‘This Morning’ involving Holly Willoughby and a family of animatronic pandas left viewers rather freaked out and bemused.
On Thursday's episode (March 24th), Holly and her co-presenter Phillip Schofield explained that the robotic pandas were the first of their kind in the United Kingdom, and were part of an attraction opening over the Easter weekend at Chessington World of Adventures.
The 35 year old presenter held the baby of the panda family, which moved its head about and was so life-like that many onlookers were convinced it was real at first, having just tuned in and missed the explanation.
He slammed the programme for censoring Adele's acceptance speech
This Morning host Phillip Schofield has hit out at ITV for censoring Adele’s acceptance speech at the BRITs last week, claiming he doesn’t want to be "nannied". The TV presenter has criticised BRIT bosses for playing “safe” with the programming after they bleeped out part of the popstar's thank yous.
Phillip Schofield wants to be treated like an adult at the BRITS
Speaking on tonight’s episode of Alan Carr’s Chatty Man, Schofield said he wanted the awards show to be a bit more "rock and roll".
Continue reading: Phillip Schofield Criticises The BRITs For Being Too Safe
Co-host Phillip Schofield couldn't resist a joke at Holly's expense as he shared a news story that her dress had split at a Downing Street reception recently.
‘This Morning’ presenter Holly Willoughby couldn’t but dissolve into giggles as her co-host Phillip Schofield showed her a newspaper story on her phone about her wardrobe malfunction at a Downing Street event the night before.
On Tuesday evening (March 1st), 35 year old Willoughby attended a reception for the charity Together 4 Short Lives, when the zip on the red dress she was wearing split from top to bottom down the back. Though she had a black undergarment on, it wasn’t quite enough to cover everything…
Holly shared the amusing photograph the next day with her followers on Instagram, strategically placing a red speech bubble to protect her modesty, and the incident found its way to the entertainment sections of news publications within a few hours.
Davis and McConnell were back together less than 12 hours after they were reported to have broken up, and it seems as if Schofield's had enough.
After the interminable ‘are they, aren’t they’ relationship shenanigans that have been going on since they left the ‘Celebrity Big Brother’ house, Phillip Schofield has spoken out for a great many onlookers as he branded Stephanie Davis’ and Jeremy McConnell’s behaviour as “nonsense”.
Speaking to showbiz correspondent Ferne McCann on ITV’s ‘This Morning’ on Tuesday (February 23rd), Schofield felt he could take no more gossip about the pair, and despite being live on air he launched into a tirade against ‘Jephanie’’s on-off relationship.
The pair won an award but admitted they hadn't been to bed
Two of morning TV's most respectable characters were looking a little worse for wear this morning after scooping a win at the National Television Awards and then celebrating accordingly. Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield appeared on the This Morning sofa wearing the same outfits as the award ceremony the previous night, confessing they had yet to go to bed.
Holly Willoughby revealed she hadn't been to bed after the NTA party
The show won the award for best Life Magazine show, beating popular programmes BBC Breakfast and The One Show.
Continue reading: Holly And Phil Are Worse For Wear On This Morning After NTA Win
Amanda Holden will be covering Holly Willoughby's maternity leave on 'This Morning'. Christine Bleakley will also be stepping in when Holden has to leave in order to judge the 'Britain's Got Talent' auditions next Spring.
Both Amanda Holden and Christine Bleakley will be covering for This Morning presenter Holly Willoughby when she goes on maternity leave this September. 43-year-old Holden will be co-hosting with Phillip Schofield on the ITV show from September and Bleakley will cover the latter part of Willoughby's leave.
Christine Bleakley and Amanda Holden will both be covering Holly Willoughby's maternity leave.
Given Kate Middleton's current situation - growing another human being in her womb - we doubt she'll be donning the sparkly leotards, pulling on the skates and pulling shapes on the ice. In fact, we can't think of any situation in which she'd do that.
Regardless of that fact, Phillip Schofield - the presenter of the popular Dancing on Ice show - has plucked Middleton's name out of the air as his ideal hypothetical partner. "If I was a contestant on the show, the Duchess of Cambridge would be my perfect partner because I suspect she's very light on her feet," he explained. Schofield also hosts another show, ITV's The Cube, which sees contestants complete difficult tasks for incremental amounts of money. "There is no question I would perform better on The Cube than Dancing On Ice," he said, according to The Sun. "You can't underestimate how difficult Dancing On Ice is for the contestants. It is a gruelling schedule then there is the ever-present possibility you'll smash your teeth in," he added, before confirmed that, "Of all the reality shows, this is the toughest."
Now, we'll say this again, Kate Middleton - The Duchess of Cambridge - WILL NOT be appearing on the show, but here are the real Dancing on Ice contestants: