Jodie Marsh Expresses Unforgiveness Towards Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield After 2016 This Morning Interview
Jodie Marsh, a former co-host, holds a grudge against Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield following her 2016 appearance on This Morning. Marsh claims that the interview focused more on her sex life than the intended topic of freezing her eggs.
MP John Nicholson mocked Willoughby’s opening statement from a recent episode during a parliamentary committee meeting, where ITV bosses were questioned about the ongoing scandal.
Schofield, in a recent interview with the BBC, discussed the impact of the media scrutiny he faced after admitting to having a relationship with a much younger colleague while still married.
Piers Morgan, Jeremy Clarkson, and Rupert Everett have questioned the severity of the backlash against Schofield. Clarkson, in his column, expressed his confusion about the public outcry.
In Marsh’s interview with The Sun, she expressed her displeasure about Schofield’s line of questioning, which she found “vile.” She also accused Willoughby of breaking the “girl code” by not informing her about lipstick on her teeth during the segment.
Marsh clarified that while the lipstick incident annoyed her, what upset her the most was that she was there to discuss a sensitive and emotional topic of freezing her eggs and having a child on her own. However, Schofield diverted the interview to focus on her sex life and ex-partners.
The comments made by This Morning editor Martin Frizell, referring to aubergines when addressing allegations of a “toxic” work environment, were deemed “extremely ill-judged” by an ITV executive.
Amanda Holden mocked Willoughby’s “Are you OK?” statement from a recent episode where Willoughby addressed the scandal surrounding Schofield. Holden’s mockery came after she hosted the show alone for the first time since Schofield’s departure.
The controversies and conflicts surrounding This Morning have raised questions about the show’s recovery and the impact of lies, scandal, and celebrity clashes on its future.