Eamonn Holmes announces huge career move following split from Ruth Langsford

Eamonn Holmes has announced a surprising new career move after his bitter split with wife, Ruth Langsford, was revealed
-Credit: (Image: @hayleysparkestv/Instagram)

Eamonn Holmes has revealed an unexpected new career direction following the publicised split from his wife, Ruth Langsford.

The television duo, both aged 64, caused a stir in the entertainment world this past Saturday when they disclosed their decision to end their 14-year marriage and proceed with a divorce, reports the Mirror.

Eamonn, who is said to be "refusing to play part" in what he perceives as Ruth's "very much orchestrated" narrative of their separation, is a familiar face on British TV.

Now, he's venturing into travel presenting, joining forces with Hayley Sparkes.

Commenting on his new role as a brand ambassador for The Travel Franchise, the GB News presenter shared: "Working in news means that I often see or report on how the travel industry is disrupted.

"During the pandemic it was clear that those who had booked through travel agents had support and advice when they needed it most."

Hayley Sparkes gushed Eamonn was her 'idol' ( Image: @hayleysparkestv/Instagram) -Credit:@hayleysparkestv/Instagram
Hayley Sparkes gushed Eamonn was her 'idol' ( Image: @hayleysparkestv/Instagram) -Credit:@hayleysparkestv/Instagram

He further explained his stance on holiday planning: "If I want something done I get someone with expertise in that field to do it and travel is no different. I would never think of booking my holiday independently.

"I pick up the phone and talk to a travel consultant who I know and trust, and who can add a layer of value and security to help navigate any uncertainties, ensuring a smoother and more enjoyable travel experience."

Eamonn will also be teaming up with Hayley, who has expressed admiration for him calling him her "idol", to co-host a podcast.

Additionally, Eamonn has already taken the helm at a seminar aboard the luxurious Sky Princess cruise ship, journeying through Scandinavia.

Hayley shared her enthusiasm about working with Eamonn Holmes on Instagram, posting a picture of the two of them and writing: "What a dream come true!

"My TV Friend and broadcasting idol @eamonnholmes will be working with @notjusttravelofficial. I can't wait to work alongside Eamonn co-hosting the travel podcast and presenting together on trips around the world.

Eamonn Holmes, has bagged a new presenting gig after it was revealed he and wife, Ruth Langsford, were getting a divorce ( Image: PA) -Credit:PA
Eamonn Holmes, has bagged a new presenting gig after it was revealed he and wife, Ruth Langsford, were getting a divorce ( Image: PA) -Credit:PA

Despite the excitement of his new gig, Eamonn is said to be 'furious' about his split from Ruth, having spent months trying to 'save' the marriage.

According to the Mail On Sunday, one source who knows the Irish star said that Eamonn would become 'very angry indeed' when probed on the truth of his marriage.

They said: "His language became really quite rude. He was struggling to accept it."

Another source added: "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."

After the sad news was finally made public on Saturday, Eamonn is now gearing up to speak for the first time publicly when he returns to GB News after the Bank Holiday.

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