Phillip Schofield comes out as gay in a heartfelt post

Phillip Schofield revealed in an emotion Instagram post that he is gay and thanked his friends, family and fans for their support.

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”1767″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][vc_column_text]National treasure, Phillip Schofield, has revealed that he is gay in an emotional post on Instagram this morning (Friday).

Best known as the presenter of ITV’s This Morning programme, the 57-year-old took to Instagram to say:

“With the strength and support of my wife and my daughters, I have been coming to terms with the fact that I am gay.

Shortly after posting his statement, Phillip was interviewed by his co-host of This Morning and close friend, Holly Willoughby, who offered her support by saying, “I will be by your side forever,” before giving him a hug.

Married for 27 years, Phillip expressed his thanks for the support he has received from his wife, daughters, colleagues and friends.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row]