Piers Morgan has defended Phillip Schofield after he admitted having an affair with a 'much younger' ITV colleague. The former This Morning presenter, 61, spoke out for the first time since coming clean about the on-off relationship last week.
During interviews with The Sun and the BBC this week, he clarified that the man wasn't underage during their fling. He said he and the colleague were 'mates' and their friendship became sexual after a consensual encounter in Phillip's dressing room.
The man was 20 years old. Phillip also said he was 'in a mess' with his sexuality at the time. READ MORE: Join the FREE Manchester Evening News WhatsApp community The former This Morning presenter resigned from ITV last week and was dropped by his talent agency YMU after admitting to the 'unwise but not illegal' fling.
He said he has since 'lost everything' and said it has had a 'catastrophic effect' on his mind. Now, former Good Morning Britain host Piers Morgan has weighed in on the media interest.Read more on manchestereveningnews.co.uk