Eamonn Holmes to address separation from Ruth Langsford following move from family home

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Eamonn Holmes is set to share insights into his breakup with Ruth Langsford in his first TV appearance since their split announcement took the audience by surprise. The revelation over the weekend that their marriage of 14 years had ended stunned fans everywhere.

Prior to this news being publicised, Eamonn abruptly quit their family abode. Reports suggest that the 64-year old moved out of their £3.25million mansion in Surrey and now lives a stone's throw away in a nearby residence.

Facing tough times, Eamonn is gearing up to spill the beans about his second divorce as he prepares to return to GB News on Monday. Insiders claim that the TV star recognises his fans' need for answers and won't hesitate to offer his perspective.

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"Eamonn is always frank on camera and knows it will be odd for him to discuss the day's news without mentioning his split so he'll say a few words," insiders confirmed, reports the Irish Mirror.

"He is putting on a brave face and will be the true professional he always is. Focusing on work will be a welcome distraction," a source reported to The Sun.

Rumours are rife that the couple chose separate paths over a year ago but had battled behind closed doors trying to salvage their relationship. Another insider revealed that Eamonn hadn't planned on making the news public yet, with the joint statement being Ruth's initiative as she was 'determined' to bid adieu.

Friends have allegedly been told by Eamonn that he 'didn't want to get involved' and that 'Ruth can do what she wants but keep me out of it'.

"Eamonn's preferred way was not to tell anyone. Deep down he knew it couldn't carry on but he was kind of sticking his head in the sand. He is very upset indeed," a source disclosed to the Mail On Sunday. The couple's separate 'lives' have been cited as a factor in their split, with insiders claiming their careers 'pulled them in different directions.

The pair were a staple on This Morning until their departure in 2020. Ruth continued her television journey with ITV as a co-host on Loose Women, while Eamonn took his talents to GB News, where he didn't shy away from critiquing his previous employer after leaving.

Speculation about the state of their marriage had been rife among fans, especially since the couple hadn't been photographed together for some time. Their last public appearance was at The Television and Radio Industries Club awards in 2022.

Friends of the couple suggest they had grown apart over time, yet Ruth made a point to visit Eamonn during a recent hospital stay. Eamonn has been dealing with chronic pain for two years, which Ruth described as a 'testing' period for the family.

In a candid chat with Woman's Weekly, Ruth expressed uncertainty about whether Eamonn would ever completely recover.

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