June 2, 2023

It could have been three years since Phillip Schofield bravely introduced that he was homosexual, however he continues to put on his wedding ceremony ring.

In February 2020, the previous This Morning host opened up about his sexuality following 27 years of marriage together with his spouse Stephanie Lowe, with whom he shares daughters Molly and Ruby. Phillip praised their “power and help” and stated they “[smothered] me with kindness and love, regardless of their very own confusion,” earlier than transferring out of the household residence and right into a property regarded as value £2 million in Chiswick, west London. So why has Phillip been noticed rocking his gold wedding ceremony band –  historically an emblem of dedication – throughout his latest appearances on This Morning and Dancing on Ice?

WATCH: Phillip Schofield make his announcement concerning his sexuality

He made a uncommon remark about his relationship together with his spouse and the potential of divorce. On his podcast How To Wow in October 2020, Chris Evans requested the star how lengthy he’ll proceed to put on his wedding ceremony ring, and he replied: “That may be a superb query, Chris. I do not know. As a result of I’m nonetheless married to Steph.

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Phillip Schofield additionally accessorised together with his gold band on the Dancing On Ice photocall in January 2023

“It isn’t in my nature to harm individuals and so I’ve to reconcile myself with the truth that I’ve achieved that. Certainly I’ve achieved that and I attempted very laborious to not. I additionally say, is it doable to come back out and never harm your spouse? No after all it is not. My best concern is that she is okay.”

With reference to divorce, he added: “We now have not mentioned that in any respect.” 

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Phil and Steph have been each pictured with their wedding ceremony rings at Ant McPartin’s wedding ceremony

The Mirror has since reported that Steph would proceed to help him till he was in a brand new relationship earlier than they “speak about an amicable cut up deal.” Nonetheless, Phil’s newest social media posts and TV appearances have proven that the ring goes nowhere for now.  

The presenter, who married Stephanie in March 1993, has been open about his unbreakable bond together with his household and the previous couple even attended Ant McPartlin’s wedding ceremony collectively final summer time – the place Steph gave the impression to be sporting her trilogy diamond engagement ring.

When did Phillip Schofield marry Stephanie Lowe?

Throwback photo of Phillip Schofield kissing his wife Steph inside their home© Instagram
The TV star was married to Steph for 27 years earlier than saying he was homosexual

Stephanie and Phil met whereas he was engaged on youngsters’s tv and he or she was a BBC manufacturing assistant. The couple obtained married at Scotland’s Ackergill Tower in 1993 and celebrated their silver wedding ceremony anniversary in 2018, two years earlier than he introduced he was homosexual.

When did Phillip Schofield announce he was homosexual?

In February 2020, the 61-year-old TV presenter informed his 2.7 million followers in a heartfelt submit: “You by no means know what’s occurring in somebody’s seemingly good life, what points they’re combating, or the state of their wellbeing – and so you will not know what has been consuming me for the previous couple of years. With the power and help of my spouse and my daughters, I’ve been coming to phrases with the truth that I’m homosexual.”

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The previous couple share two daughters

Speaking about his determination to be open about his sexuality, Phillip added: “That is one thing that has brought on many heart-breaking conversations at residence. I’ve been married to Steph for almost 27 years, and we have now two lovely grown-up daughters, Molly and Ruby. My household have held me so shut: they’ve tried to cheer me up, to smother me with kindness and love, regardless of their very own confusion.”

He added: “My women have been astonishing of their love, hugs and inspiring phrases of consolation.”

Stephanie Lowe and Phillip Schofield pouring drinks at Wimbledon 2022© Getty
The pair, pictured with their rings at Wimbledon 2022, haven’t mentioned divorce

Phil additionally gushed about Steph in an emotional Instagram submit when he opened up about his sexuality.

“Steph has been unimaginable – I like her so very a lot,” he stated. “She is the kindest soul I’ve ever met. My women have been astonishing of their love, hugs and inspiring phrases of consolation. Each mine and Steph’s complete households have surprised me with their love, on the spot acceptance and help. In fact, they’re apprehensive about Steph, however I do know they may scoop us each up.”

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