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Eamonn Holmes pays sweetest tribute to Ruth Langsford as he imagines growing old together

This is so lovely…

Fiona Ward

Eamonn Holmes took to Twitter on Saturday morning to pay the sweetest tribute to his wife Ruth Langsford – by comparing them to another much-loved TV couple, Leon and June from Gogglebox! Having interviewed June Bernicoff about the loss of her beloved husband Leon in the days previously, Eamonn noted the similarities between the long-married couple and himself and Ruth – writing on Twitter, "The more I talked to June this week the more I could see Ruth and me morphing into her and Leon."

Eamonn paid a very sweet tribute to wife Ruth

He later tweeted an adorable snap of he and Ruth happily sitting in armchairs, alongside a familiar shot of Leon and June. "See what I mean?" he captioned it. Eamonn's fans were quick to comment on his loving tweets, with one writing: "That's a compliment. The love between June and Leon just burst onto our TVs. he adored her so much. I wish everyone would have a love like theirs."

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Another replied: "Now that you mention it!!! I do too!!! I think it’s because of the fun time you have and then the loving moments too and you have been together for so long!!! Leon and June are the exact same!!!"

June took to Twitter herself on Friday, to thank Ruth and Eamonn for the interview. "Well that was lovely!" She wrote. "Thanks for having me on @EamonnHolmes @RuthieeL @thismorning." Eamonn replied: "I think it felt that Leon was with us," while former Gogglebox star Scarlett Moffatt also responded with two poignant heart emojis.

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Eamonn and Ruth also took Friday's This Morning as an opportunity to send their congratulations to Frank and Christine Lampard, who recently announced the arrival of their little girl. Ruth said: "Very big news to announce, my fellow Loose Woman Christine Lampard has welcomed a baby girl along with her husband Frank. She is called Patricia Charlotte and I'm not absolutely sure, but Frank's late mother was called Patricia so I'm assuming that that's after her… she looks glowing [in her Instagram photo]. I hope she wore her lipstick all the way through!"

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