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Holly Willoughby has the coolest squad – and even Jamie Oliver agrees!

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Hanna Fillingham
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Holly Willoughby is one popular woman! The This Morning star took to Instagram on Monday to share a photo of her and fellow Garnier models, including Davina McCall and her good friend, Fearne Cotton. In the fun snap, all women are wearing denim and beaming at the camera – clearly having a wonderful time! Captioning the image she wrote: “Hang with the #garnierbtsgang! @davinamccall @fearnecotton@angelascanlon @daniellepeazer@esteelalonde @garnieruk.” Fans took to show their appreciation of the photo, with one writing: “What a squad!!” while another said: “What a gorgeous bunch of ladies.” Even Jamie Oliver approved, writing: “That’s a very cool Squad right there bless u girls.”

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The Garnier gang includes Holly, Fearne Cotton and Davina McCall

Along with being a brand ambassador for Garnier, Holly was recently unveiled as the 2017 ambassador for Diet Coke, adding to her never ending list of credentials. Last week, the TV star opened up about balancing friendships with motherhood. The proud mum-of-three said: “I think you might see each other a little bit less but I think the quality of seeing each other is exactly the same and the feelings are still there. I think sometimes when your friends are also mums, I feel like you cement that friendship, knowing that you're all going through this together - it helps having that bit of solidarity."

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When asked if they have changed since becoming a parent, she added: “They haven't really changed massively. Except that I've got new friends now - ones I've met at the school gate which is quite nice. It's quite new because I've never experienced that before, it's been really lovely because you have a lot in common with someone in a completely different way."

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Along with balancing motherhood, friendships and fronting campaigns, Holly is a regular fixture on daytime TV, presenting This Morning with co-host Phillip Schofield – another of the star's good friends. The pair are often seen breaking into hysterics during live segments of the show, much to the amusement of viewers. Just last week, Dawn French had them in stitches when she spoke about her age.

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Dawn French proved a hit on the This Morning sofa, leaving Holly and Phil in hysterics

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"I'm 60 this year," said an amazed Dawn. "How did that happen? Because when I was a kid, you know I used to look at people who were 60 and just think, you should just really die... because what is the point of you now?" Clearly taken aback by her comment, Phil dropped his head in his hands while Holly cracked up, shaking her head at Dawn in disbelief. The actress continued: "When I was little, that's what I used to think about people who were 60. I did – and now I'm that person! Sixty doesn't feel like anything, it feels just like I was 40 or whatever."

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