Veteran TV Presenter Phillip Schofield Comes Out As Gay After Nearly Three Decades of Marriage

News by Simond Cannon Published on 09 Feb,2020 Updated on 09 Feb,2020

Popular British On-Air Personality, Phillip Schofield Announced That He Is Gay After 27-Years Of Marriage With Stephanie Lowe      

  1. Phillip Schofield announced his sexuality as being gay during the emotional interview with This Morning co-presenter Holly Willoughby. 
  2. Schofield admitted that he even wanted to commit suicide at one point and sought therapy too.
  3. As per the TV Presenter, he knew about his sexuality on his wedding day to Lowe around 27-year ago.    

The British TV star Phillip Schofield, 57, first announced his sexuality in a poignant and frank Instagram post. He later talked about his struggle with his sexuality in a touching interview with his co-presenter Holly Willoughby at This Morning on 7th Feb 2020. He also shared a statement on This Morning's Twitter account.

You never know what’s going on in someone’s seemingly perfect life, what issues they are struggling with, or the state of their wellbeing — and so you won’t know what has been consuming me for the last few years

He further added,

With the strength and support of my wife and my daughters, I have been coming to terms with the fact that I am gay.

Schofield also revealed that he knew he was gay when marrying Stephanie Lowe 27-year ago. The couple married in 1993 and is also blessed with two children. 

British TV presenter Phillip Schofield during his interview at 'This Morning' SOURCE: Sky News

Phillip also praised his wife for her staunch support towards him after his decision to come out as gay. He paid tribute to his family, especially to his doting wife, writing, 

Steph has been incredible - I love her so very much

His secret battle with his sexuality over the years even led him to depression. During those tumultuous times, Phillip even sought professional help in order to cope up with his personal problems. 

 Phillip, 57, currently serves as a co-presenter of This Morning and Dancing on Ice