Phillip Schofield ‘called in lawyers’ to ensure This Morning return alongside Holly Willoughby
Posted by  badge Boss on May 15
Phillip Schofield roped in legal action over his spiraling This Morning situation (Picture: Rex)

is said to have called in lawyers to ensure that he presents alongside Holly Willoughby in the face of their reported feud.

The daytime confirmed on Sunday night that the duo will front tomorrow’s show together, despite claims that  and that their friendship had ‘cooled’.

According to insiders, Phil, 61, reached out to lawyers over the situation, with sources telling the it’s ‘a clear sign that he is taking this very seriously’ and is ‘keen to come out of the situation quickly’.

The publication claimed This Morning entered crisis talks over the weekend to work out who would host the programme on Monday, with neither said to be open to stepping down.

The show’s official Twitter account confirmed both parties would be back on screen as usual on May 15.

Phil and Holly will be back on screen to present Monday’s show together, despite their rumoured feud (Picture: Rex)
Phil is said to be taking the situation ‘very seriously’ and wants it over and done with ‘quickly’ (Picture: Rex)

Announcing the news in a tweet that outlined the schedule, it read: ‘Coming up on tomorrow’s #ThisMorning with Phillip and Holly:

‘⭐️ First ever I’m a Celeb legend Myleene Klass🗞️ Gyles and Camilla give their morning view🏋️ Daniel Craig’s trainer gets us into shape🐕 The stars of cult comedy Colin from Accounts.’

It added: ‘And did we mention… 12 at 12 is back, which could see you winning up to £12,000! All that and more, from 10am on ITV1, STV and ITVX.’

Reports of a falling out between Holly, 42, and Phil first transpired last week, with insiders claiming that the pair are not on good terms behind-the-scenes, amid a dwindling relationship.

of a feud and he heaped praise on Holly in a statement shared with The Sun.

‘As I have said before, Holly is my rock,’ he said. ‘We’re the best of friends – as always, she is an incredible support on screen, behind the scenes and on the phone.

‘Holly has always been there for me, through thick and thin. And I’ve been there for her.

‘The last few weeks haven’t been easy for either of us.’

Phil’s statement was then said to have ‘blindsided’ Holly, who wasn’t aware he was going to speak on their friendship. has contacted Phil’s reps for comment.