This Morning presenters Eamonn Holmes, 60, and Ruth Langsford, 60, share 18-year-old son Jack, who is currently isolating with his parents in their Surrey home. Eamonn is also dad to three grown-up children, Declan, Rebecca and Niall, who he shares with ex-wife Gabrielle.
During a recent broadcast of the ITV daytime show, the married couple admitted they couldn’t wait to become grandparents.
It comes after the pair talked about children returning to school amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Eamonn said that the next time the presenters will step foot in a school will be when they’re grandparents.
“The next time we are in a school will be when we are grandparents,” the TV veteran said.
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Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford pictured with their family
Ruth replied: “We will be grandparents! I will look forward to it.
“You don’t have all the responsibility, you just have all the nice stuff, like prize giving, the nativity play, you don’t have to do early morning school runs.”
Eamonn added: “We look forward to those days again.”
Last week, the small-screen star shared a rare throwback family snap with his family.
Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford admitted they look forward to becoming grandparents
In view of his 628,000 Instagram followers, he captioned the post: “The Holmes Gang #wearefamily .
“Miss the bones of this lot . Miss the gatherings, most of all miss the laughter and banter. But the priority is that we all stay well.”
Eamonn admitted the family had been staying in regular contact with Zoom meetings following the coronavirus pandemic.
He continued: “Really Looking forward to our next Zoom night kids.Family [equal sign]is everything….well after @manchesterunited which thankfully also unites us.”(sic)
Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford are presenters on This Morning
Ruth replied to the snap, saying: “Love this photo of us all.”
Elsewhere, This Morning duo Eamonn and Ruth scooped a total of £33,000 for Alzheimer’s Society after winning a game of Play Your Cards Right on Alan Carr’s Epic Gameshow at the weekend.
After winning the top prize, Ruth was noticeably in tears, which prompted host Alan to comfort her with a hug.
As she wiped away her tears, she said her chosen charity was close to her heart and explained how the money could help them.
After the episode aired, Eamonn addressed his wife’s tears as he praised her for her efforts.
He wrote: “She won £30k to help @alzheimerssoc on tonight’s Play Your Cards Right.
“Believe me, she had reasons to shed those tears. Once again so proud of her for all she does in the fight against this cruel disease.”
This Morning airs weekdays on ITV at 10am.