The 57-year-old married tv host Philip Schofield from the programme 'This morning' has opened up about his sexuality in a long posting on the social media Instagrams feature 'story'.
The british host has been married to his wife, Stephanie Lowe, for 27 years and has daughters Molly and Ruby.
'You never know what happens in someone's 'perfect' life. You don't know about their fights with their well-being, so that you don't know what happened with me the last few years. With the support and strength from my wife and daughters I have accepted that I am gay. It is something that has created many conversations in my home. I have been married to Steph for 27 years, and we have two beautiful, adult daughters. My family has tried to encourage me and have been there for me, even though they are also confused', he writes in the long lookup.
He says, that the world fortunately has changed for the better, and that today it is perfectly fine to be gay.
'But I feel the pain and confusion, but it comes from the pain I have created for my family', says.
On the tv show 'This morning' production has, according to Philip Schoefield has been good to support him.
'It's here comes as a surprise, and I understand, but I hope that my honesty can help me to find peace and a way forward. Please be sweet in my family,' he writes in conclusion.
Medværten Holly Willoughny wrote with the same on the advertisement, that she was very proud of his friend and colleague.