Ruth Langsford breaks silence after Eamonn Holmes divorce announcement following 14 years of marriage

27 May 2024, 12:30

The couple have announced they are going to divorce
The couple have announced they are going to divorce. Picture: Getty
Kieran Kelly

By Kieran Kelly

Ruth Langsford has broken her silence after announcing that her and Eamonn Holmes are getting divorced.

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The broadcasting couple announced on Sunday their intention to divorce after 14 years of marriage together.

Ruth has now broken her silence on Instagram, posting a picture of her dog on a walk.

"Enjoying the little bit of sunshine we got today! Maggie!" the first post reads.

Ruth Langsford's Instagram page
Ruth Langsford's Instagram page. Picture: Ruth Langsford/Instagram

The pair, who married in 2010, confirmed the news through a representative on Sunday

A statement read: "Ruth Langsford and Eamonn Holmes have confirmed their marriage is over and they are in the process of divorcing."

Northern Irish broadcaster Holmes and English star Langsford, have one son, Jack, who was born in 2002.

The pair have been presenting together for nearly two decades.

Eamonn Holmes was awarded an OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) for services to broadcasting
Eamonn Holmes was awarded an OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) for services to broadcasting. Picture: Alamy

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Their wedding was attended by TV presenters Gloria Hunniford and Jeremy Kyle, EastEnders actress Zoe Lucker and former champion boxer Barry McGuigan, and came 13 years after they began dating.

Holmes also has three children, Declan, Rebecca and Niall, from his first marriage.

Their split was first reported by the Sun on Sunday.

Langsford and Holmes, both 64, first began presenting together in 2006.

In the 2018 New Year Honours, he became an OBE for services to broadcasting and was congratulated by Langsford, who called him her "darling".

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