Eamonn Holmes accused of editing snap as he shares health update

Eamonn Holmes
-Credit: (Image: eamonnholmes/Instagram)

Eamonn Holmes has provided an update on his health, sharing his "next aim" after parting ways with Ruth Langsford. However, he faced accusations of editing his photo.

The TV presenter has been battling a series of health issues since 2016 and recently sparked concern when he had to abruptly leave his TV show due to illness while broadcasting live. He confessed to The Mirror that he feels he is "on borrowed time" given his ongoing health struggles.

Last month, the father of four made an appearance at the TRIC awards in a state-of-the-art wheelchair. Eamonn underwent a significant hip replacement in 2016, which he had delayed for thirty years. Following spinal surgery in 2022, his recovery was hindered by a fall that resulted in a broken shoulder.

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The television personality has admitted to having severe mobility issues, saying he "basically can't walk" and has been updating his followers on his health journey via social media. Eamonn uploaded a picture on Instagram where he is seen standing upright against a door frame, dressed casually in white trousers and a navy jumper.

His caption read: "Hard to stand up but next my aim is to walk. Off to a birthday party today. What about you?".

Support poured in from fans, with one commenting: "Your doing well Eamonn keep it up xx." Another posted: "Looking good. Enjoy your party x."

A third person remarked: "You're looking good Eamonn, keep up the good fight." Meanwhile, a fourth fan encouraged him: "Look after yourself and enjoy your party."

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Eamonn Holmes shares health update and painful struggle amird bitter Ruth split -Credit:eamonnholmes/Instagram

However, some of Eamonn's followers speculated that he had altered the photo because the doorframe seemed to be warped. One person pointed out: "He's edited this pic, if you look bottom right, it's curved lol."

Another chimed in with: "look at the door as well." A different user remarked: "oh dear god lmao, photoshop fail ah Eamonn come on."

In contrast, a supporter defended him: "So what does it matter. We all edit photos to make us look and feel better."

In May, Eamonn and his wife Ruth Langsford stunned fans by announcing their separation after 14 years together. Reports suggest Ruth has been struggling with intense guilt over her estranged husband's health issues.

She is said to be concerned about giving the impression that she has "abandoned" him during this difficult time.

A source told Bella magazine that Ruth is feeling "terribly guilty" and that seeing recent pictures of Eamonn looking "frail has been torture for her" The insider continued: "Even though she has every right to live her life and do what is right for her - she's convinced the public will see her as abandoning Eamonn in his time of need as he struggles with his health."

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