Eamonn Holmes says ‘agonising back problem’ has put ‘strain’ on family life with Ruth Langsford

Eamonn Holmes revealed that his back problem has taken a toll on his family life with wife and Loose Women speaker Ruth Langsford.

The 62-year-old TV presenter who will join GB News after leaving ITV’s daytime program This Morning explained how a “trapped sciatic nerve” left him struggling to walk and even admitted the impact the pain had. had about his home life with his 12-year-old wife Ruth.

Eamonn described how he is undergoing physical therapy and taking strong pain relievers, including Tramadol, which he revealed can “get him through” weekend plans with his family before the pain returns.

Eamonn Holmes revealed that his back problem has taken a toll on his family life

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“My family is tired of my moaning too. It caused a bit of tension and Ruth is tired of hearing about it and of me saying I can’t walk the dog or tidy up, but I can’t help it. agony, “he told the Sun.

He continued: “Sometimes I take Tramadol to help him, but you can’t take them all the time and they’ll just give you so much.

“It gives me a Saturday if we have plans, and suddenly everyone has fun again, but then the pain comes back.”

Eamonn, a father of four, who shares 19-year-old Jack with Ruth, and Declan, 33, Rebecca, 31, and Niall, 29, with ex-wife Gabrielle Holmes, also described how his walk is “more than a shaky “and fears that her children are” embarrassed “as she tries to move with crutches and a walking stick.

Eamonn Holmes currently hosts This Morning with his wife Ruth Langsford
Eamonn with his wife Ruth Langsford

Ruth Langsford
Eamonn and Ruth presented this morning together

Eamonn first became a grandfather in July when his son Declan, 32, welcomed little Emilia with his wife Jenny.

The former This Morning presenter gushed from the sweet five month old baby as she shared a sweet shot of her smiling for the camera.

Eamonn admitted that the young man was his “best little Christmas presenter ever”, as he began in the caption: “Sorry I’m becoming a boring kid now, but because of the Irish sea your grandfather doesn’t see her as much. as much as I would like him. “

The broadcaster continued in the caption: “Emilia, my best little Christmas present ever”.

The sweet shot didn’t go wrong with his sequel, with his wife Ruth Langsford commenting, “TOO cute!” along with a red heart emoji.


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