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Phillip Schofield 'didn't know' he was gay when he married wife 27 years ago

"If I had, I wouldn't have got married".

2020-10-16

Phillip Schofield has said he "didn't know" he was gay when he married wife Steph in 1993.

The TV star makes the clarification in his new memoir Life's What You Make It.

"I didn't know I was gay when I married Steph," he writes (as per The Mirror). "If I had, I wouldn't have got married."

The This Morning presenter adds there was "no specific day or time" he realised his sexuality, but that he became "increasingly aware" over the last five years.

 
 
 
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"When I knew, so did she"

Phillip and Steph are parents to two daughters, Molly, 27 and Ruby, 24.

"When I eventually knew [I was gay], so did she," Phillip added of his wife in the book, out now.

The 58-year-old came out to the public in an emotional Instagram post in February 2020, saying: "With the strength and support of my wife and my daughters, I have been coming to terms with the fact that I am gay."

As well as This Morning, Phillip is known for presenting shows like Dancing on Ice and The Cube.

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