Swift Headline
Latest News and Updates

Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford will spend Christmas apart to be with their elderly mums

Exclusive:

TV power couple Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford 0 who have been together for 25 years – have made the decision to celebrate the festive period separately

Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford will spend Christmas apart “with a sea dividing us” as they go their separate ways over the festive period.

The couple both have elderly mums they want to spend the holidays with. Many couples are facing similar fates after last year saw covid restrictions keep families apart.

“We have this issue now, in that we’ve got a sea dividing us,” says Eamonn, 61. “We often have a dilemma of whether I go to Belfast, whether Ruth comes with me.

“But Ruth wants to be with her mum. My mother is 93 this year. It’s easier for us often to be apart.”

Ruth, 61, tells Woman and Home magazine: “Being apart for Christmas has never been a problem. I wouldn’t be going to Belfast this year, because I need to be with my mum. It’s about family for me.”








Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford will spend Christmas apart
(

Image:

Dave Benett/Getty Images)










The pair have decided to each stay spend the festive holiday with their mums
(

Image:

David Fisher/REX/Shutterstock)



Ruth’s mum Joan lives in a care home in Surrey, meaning the presenter was unable to visit her for months last winter.

The pair wept when they were reunited earlier this year.

But the couple will be sure to spend the days – and even months – prior to Christmas getting in the festive spirit.

Ruth admits: “I start Christmas early. I’m that person that when someone says, ‘Have you seen? It’s ridiculous – such-and-such supermarket has already got their Christmas things in, and it’s only July,’ I go, ‘Oh, have they? Which branch?’







The TV couple have been together for over 25 years



Do you enjoy reading about celebrities? Sign up for all the best celeb news from the Mirror here .

“Eamonn has regressed into childhood,” she adds. “The older he gets, the more he goes back into his childhood at Christmas.”

The couple have been together for 25 years, and married in 2010.

They have a son together Jack, 19. Eamonn has three children from his previous marriage, and became a grandfather for the first time this year when son Declan welcomed a daughter.

Ruth joked he would be known affectionately as “Grumps”, but Eamonn preferred to be called Papa.

“It surprises people, because they look at me and think, ‘He’s too young to be a grandfather,’” he said.

Do you have a story to sell? Get in touch with us at webcelebs@trinitymirror.com or call us direct 0207 29 33033.

Read original article here

Denial of responsibility! Swiftheadline is an automatic aggregator around the global media. All the content are available free on Internet. We have just arranged it in one platform for educational purpose only. In each content, the hyperlink to the primary source is specified. All trademarks belong to their rightful owners, all materials to their authors. If you are the owner of the content and do not want us to publish your materials on our website, please contact us by email – admin@swiftheadline.com. The content will be deleted within 24 hours.

Facebook Notice for EU! You need to login to view and post FB Comments!

Leave a comment