Phillip Schofield has courageously come out as gay and the internet is sending him love

Louis Staples
Friday 07 February 2020 10:00

TV presenter Phillip Schofield has courageously revealed, at the age of 57, that he is gay.

Schofield, who has been married to his wife Steph for almost three decades and has two daughters, released an emotional and heroic statement on Instagram.

This is something that has caused many heart-breaking conversations at home.

I have been married to Steph for nearly 27 years, and we have two beautiful grown-up daughters, Molly and Ruby.

My family have held me so close: they have tried to cheer me up, to smother me with kindness and love, despite their own confusions. Yet still I can't sleep and there have been some very dark moments.

People on social media were quick to send Schofield love for his courageous decision to be open about who he is.

No, *you're crying*.

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