Eamonn Holmes has shared details of his “unexpected hospital treatment” in a new update to fans. The presenter has been absent from his GB News role recently with many questioning his whereabouts.
The former This Morning host explained that a reoccurring and long-term back condition had seen him receive hospital treatment and he was now following “doctor’s orders” and taking some time off. Taking to Twitter, he told his followers: “Hi everyone, many of you have been asking why I haven’t been presenting GB News for the past week.
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“Unfortunately, due to a reoccurence [sic] of a long-term back condition, I’ve had to undergo some unexpected hospital treatment and am now following doctor’s orders by taking a short time off. However, I’m looking forward to being back alongside Isabel, my Breakfast co-presenter and friend, next week.
“Even though I only joined GB News six months ago the whole team and our amazing audience have shown me immense support which has been greatly appreciated. I now just need some time with my family to heal and recuperate. See you soon, Eamonn.”
Eamonn was quickly flooded with comments, with GB News writing: “We hope you feel better soon @EamonnHolmes! Sending love and best wishes from all of us here at GB News.”
And co-star Anna Riley added: “Hope you’re feeling better soon, Eamonn, and I look forward to having you back on breakfast!”
Eamonn has previously opened up about his “chronic” pain. During an episode of Loose Women in April 2021 the presenter revealed he was on crutches after suffering three slipped discs. For more showbiz and television stories, get our newsletter here.