Holly Willoughby leaves This Morning on ITV “for myself and my family:After 14 years, the presenter has quit the daily program. She announced her resignation on Instagram and thanked the cast and audience.
Holly Willoughby has informed ITV that she will not be returning to This Morning
“I have let ITV know that after 14 years, I will not be returning to This Morning,” she said in an Instagram post.
“I want to express my gratitude to everyone who has ever worked on the program throughout the years. It is so tough to say goodbye to you; you are amazing, and I will always be proud of the things we have accomplished together. I want to thank everyone of the ITV staff for their help. Thank you to everyone who has sat on our sofa.”
Holly Willoughby leaves This Morning on ITV
Above all, she said, “I want to thank all of the amazing viewers. You’ve always been the greatest company—so devoted, so encouraging.
“‘We merely look after this program, it will always belong to the fans,’ stated Richard and Judy.
“I know there are still more chapters to this narrative, but it has been an honor to be a little part of it. Unfortunately, I now believe that my family and I must make this choice.
“I will miss you all so much.”
“She does put it first, but people watching don’t realize that; they just see Holly the professional.
“I believe that after the year she’s had, everything she’s had to endure, and the horrible event that occurred last week, she’s had a chance to kind of take a step back, reflect, and prioritize her family. She’s been on the show for 14 years, which is one more year than Judy and I did before we left.
She will give them her whole attention for a time. She will return, but not to This Morning. Instead, she will return to work on another project.
However, I believe that she has made the ideal decision for her own mental health.
Last Thursday, Willoughby announced that she would no longer be anchoring This Morning. Her London residence was also allegedly under police guard following the arrest of a man on Wednesday on suspicion of plotting a kidnapping.
Gavin Plumb, a security guard at a shopping center, was charged on Friday with encouraging a man called David Nelson to commit murder and encouraging him to conduct kidnapping in Harlow, Essex, between October 2 and October 5.
Plumb is accused of plotting online with another guy and coming up with a “detailed plan” to execute the offenses.