Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield met with boos after This Morning win before she ‘snuck out’ early amid queue-gate backlash
Posted by  badge Boss on Oct 14

and were met with an unhappy audience booing them as they took to the stage to collect ’s daytime award at the .

This comes after major backlash in recent weeks, after Holly and Phil were to see the late Queen lying in state in Westminster.

They later denied the claims, with ITV strenuously denying that the TV duo did anything wrong, however, a continued to gain momentum.

Despite the backlash, This Morning scored the award at the event, with and Dermot O’Leary also spotted celebrating on stage.

However, not long after, it was reported that Holly left the ceremony early.

A source said: ‘Holly picked up her award for Best Daytime and then left 30 minutes after.

Holly and Phil scooped the daytime TV award (Picture: David Fisher/Shutterstock for NTA)
Holly reportedly left not long after (Picture: Ash Knotek/Shutterstock for NTA)

‘Normally she stays around for a drink with Phil and the team but she did an Irish exit.

‘She was seen leaving the ceremony and getting into a car outside just after 10pm,’ the insider added to .

Meanwhile, another source told the publication that the ‘boos in the room were very loud when Holly and Phil were announced as the winners,’ calling it ‘really embarrassing.’

She spoke about the show’s ‘special relationship’ with its audience (Picture: Anthony Harvey/Shutterstock for NTA)
The pair have faced intense backlash in recent weeks (Picture: PA)

The boos didn’t go unnoticed on social media either, with one person writing: ‘Not really sure why they’re blocking out all the boos for Holly & Phil on the #NTAs.’

Another penned: ‘I think the sound man deserves an award for blocking out the boos #NTAs.’

Accepting their award, Phil said: ‘Please don’t think we ever get complacent and please don’t think we ever take this for granted.

‘This means so much to us every year, especially this year. We have the most amazing team, I have the best friend, we have the best boss.’

Holly went on to speak about This Morning’s ‘special relationship’ with its audience.

‘You make our show for us, you really do,’ she added.

This Morning airs weekdays from 10am on ITV.

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