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Stephanie Colderick

Josie Gibson sends sweet message to This Morning co-stars Alison Hammond and Holly Willoughby

This Morning presenter and TV personality Josie Gibson has shared some girl power through a sweet Instagram message to her co-stars and friends Alison Hammond and Holly Willoughby. It comes after the pair teamed up together to present This Morning, with Holly's normal co-host Phillip Schofield currently absent.

Josie shared the heartwarming message on her Instagram, saying how proud she was of Holly and Alison. Posting a picture of the presenters holding hands, she said: "Nothing makes me prouder than seeing these two beauties absolutely smash it" and tagged them in her post.

Alison and Holly have been presenting This Morning together since Monday, March 27, with Alison filling Phillip's spot. ITV bosses have not given an explanation for Phillip's absence but it was addressed by Holly.

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Opening Monday's Holly simply said: "Phillip is having the week off so all the adults have left the building." She then added: “Alison’s come to stay!” and the pair cheered.

Holly then asked Alison: “Is it weird being here on a Monday?” and she replied: “It’s quite nice actually, start the week off.” You can keep up to date with the latest TV and showbiz news by signing up to the newsletter here.

Alison normally presents This Morning alongside Dermot O'Leary on Fridays while Holly and Phil front the show from Monday to Thursday. In the week before Phil's absence, he jokingly stormed off set following a blunder live on air.

Alison and Holly are presenting This Morning (Josie Gibson/Instagram)

The moment came after Holly stated she and Phil would be "walking away" during a segment on Easter Eggs. The 42-year-old said: "Let's hope we leave the room to enjoy Steve's Easter treats."

Realising her mistake, Holly queried: "Wait did I read that right, let's hope we leave the room?" Correcting his co-host, Phil wrote: "Let's hope we leave room." "Oh we leave room not leave the room," Holly said, before adding: "I get you." The cameras then panned to the autocue before Phil shouted: "Don't transmit the autocue, if you just show the autocue there's no need for us."

Throwing his hands up in the air, a shocked Phil said to viewers at home: "We'll just run the autocue and you can read it at home. Read it for yourselves, bye-bye." Phil then pretended to storm off set before Holly began giggling.


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