PHILLIP Schofield has shared the private messages he’s received from his co-star Holly Willoughby as she remains at home with Covid.
The TV presenter, 59, revealed that the situation was “driving Holly crazy” and that they had been texting each other all weekend as she was forced to miss This Morning again today.
As he opened the show with Josie Gibson, who was standing in at the last minute, he exclaimed: "Josie is back! I've been texting Holly all through the weekend and she's absolutely fine. She just has that incredibly persistent and annoying red line that won't go away.
"She'll be sitting at home. It's driving her crazy."
Holly, 41, missed out on the Dancing on Ice semi-final last weekend, with co-host Phillip going solo after she first tested positive with Covid.
At the time Phillip told fans: "Gutted that my mate won't be with me on Dancing on Ice tonight.
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"Get well soon darlin [love heart]."
She was then replaced by presenters Josie Gibson and Alison Hammond on This Morning last week.
Holly has mostly remained silent on social media about her illness, although updated fans about her Wylde Moon brand throughout the week.
But two days ago she posted a snap of her in the garden soaking up the sun, telling fans: "Just what the doctor ordered”, and fans had been hoping it meant she would be back on TV today.
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