Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford in the process of divorcing after 14 years due to work commitments leading them in different directions

Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford in the process of divorcing after 14 years due to work commitments leading them in different directions

Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford have split after 14 years of marriage.

The former This Morning hosts, both 64, ‘are in the process of divorcing’ after work commitments ‘took their marriage in different directions’.

A spokesperson for the couple said: ‘Ruth Langsford and Eamonn Holmes have confirmed their marriage is over and they are in the process of divorcing.’

Eamonn and Ruth, who wed in 2010 after 13 years together, are ‘determined to stay friends and keep things amicable’.

While Ruth and Eamonn have remained silent following the split announcement, sources close to the pair say that a ‘statement is being prepared by Ruth’s representatives which will share the sad news with their followers.

Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford in the process of divorcing after 14 years due to work commitments leading them in different directions

Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford, both 64, have split after 14 years of marriage 

The former This Morning hosts, both 64, 'are in the process of divorcing' after work commitments 'took their marriage in different directions' (pictured in 2021)

The former This Morning hosts, both 64, ‘are in the process of divorcing’ after work commitments ‘took their marriage in different directions’ (pictured in 2021)

One told MailOnline: ‘Ruth and her team have been telling their friends to look out for the comments, which they are planning to put on social media.

‘It’s a very sorry tale. They are both so loved by the British public, they won over so many people on This Morning which they hosted for more than a decade.

‘They were as close to Richard Madeley and Judy Finnegan as you could get.’

The couple, who live in Surrey, have prompted many rumours throughout the showbusiness industry in recent months by not appearing together on their individual Instagram accounts.

Claims of their statement come just days after Ruth revealed she fears Eamonn ‘might never be 100 per cent right’ after undergoing back surgery due to suffering chronic back pain for almost two years.

The GB News breakfast presenter is still recovering from the surgery and an injury to his shoulder, which saw him take four months off work at the end of last year.

He has ongoing daily physio sessions and either uses a cane or wheelchair to get about, with the support of his wife Ruth.

Speaking to Woman’s Weekly, Ruth said: ‘I don’t know how much Eamonn’s mobility will improve. We live in hope.

The GB News presenter and Loose Women star, who previously hosted This Morning

The GB News presenter and Loose Women star, who previously hosted This Morning

‘He does the physio, but there might have to be some acceptance that this might never be 100% right. With any care situation – and there are millions of carers in this country – it isn’t always easy. It’s testing but we manage as a family.’

Ruth added: ‘I look at Eamonn, who’s had his health and back problems, and it makes you realise how important your health is.’

Eamonn and Ruth tied the knot in 2010 after 13 years together, in a lavish ceremony at the grand 19th century Hampshire hotel, The Elvetham.

The couple are parents to son Jack, 22, while Eamonn also has sons Declan, 35, Niall, 31, and daughter Rebecca, 33, from his previous marriage.

On their big day, Ruth walked down the aisle in a dress and matching headdress by Italian designer Angelina Colarusso.

The newlyweds were joined by famous friends including Royle Family star Sue Johnston, TV presenters Gloria Hunniford, Amanda Lamb and Jeremy Kyle, EastEnders actress Zoe Lucker and former champion boxer Barry McGuigan.

Writing on his Twitter page at the time, the proud groom confirmed: ‘Sorry if me and Ruth have been a bit quiet these past few days… but have been a bit preoccupied – we got married yesterday.

‘Although it was a truly stunningly beautiful day – even the sun was eclipsed by my beautiful bride, who I love even more than before.’

Eamonn gushed about his bride in the new issue of Hello! magazine, which obtained exclusive photographs of their special day.

It comes just days after Ruth revealed she fears Eamonn 'might never be 100 per cent right' after undergoing back surgery due to suffering chronic back pain for almost two years

It comes just days after Ruth revealed she fears Eamonn ‘might never be 100 per cent right’ after undergoing back surgery due to suffering chronic back pain for almost two years

The couple tied the knot in 2010 after 13 years together, in a lavish ceremony at the grand 19th century Hamptshire hotel, The Elvetham (pictured in 2001)

The couple tied the knot in 2010 after 13 years together, in a lavish ceremony at the grand 19th century Hamptshire hotel, The Elvetham (pictured in 2001)

He told the magazine: ‘Ruth was the missing jigsaw piece in my life. I was meant to be married.

‘She’s a wonderful mummy to Jack, a fantastic partner both personally and professionally and now, I’m proud to say, she’s my beautiful wife.’

Ruth, who regularly presents Loose Women, enthused: ‘Our relationship is very passionate. We’re like Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor.

‘Although we bicker and argue, ultimately our love for each other and the bond we share is so strong.’

Eamonn and Ruth also hosted This Morning together for 14 years, and were a fixture on the show both on Fridays and during the school holidays.

However, in 2020 the pair were dropped from their Friday slot and replaced by Alison Hammond and Dermot O’Leary.

A source close to the pair said at the time they were ‘more upset than angry’ at being ousted from the show.

Since then, Eamonn has been a presenter on GB News’ Breakfast Show, while Ruth has been a regular panellist and anchor on Loose Women since 1999.

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