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Phillip Schofield sparks concern among fans with This Morning appearance

The TV presenter wasn't feeling himself on Monday

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Francesca Shillcock
Senior Features Writer
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Phillip Schofield sparked a concerned reaction among viewers and his fans on Monday with his appearance on This Morning

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The TV presenter, who hosts the ITV show alongside friend and colleague Holly Willoughby, admitted he'd been suffering with a bout of laryngitis and could be heard with a croaky voice while presenting the show.

The 59-year-old told viewers at the top of the programme that he was struggling with his voice but feeling "okay", as his co-star then joked: "Don't panic, we haven't changed his voice to protect his identity."

WATCH: Phillip Schofield hosts This Morning while battling laryngitis

Phillip then said: "I have been fully tested, I feel amazingly good, but I have a touch of laryngitis." Holly responded: "So you're just going to sound kind of sexy, I guess!"

Meanwhile, despite Phillip assuring viewers he felt fine, many took to social media to share their concerns. One person tweeted: "Does Phil need a fisherman's friend?! Sounding a bit husky @thismorning #ThisMorning."

A second fan of the show wrote: "Phil sounds a bit croaky!! #thismorning," as a third said: "Has Phil got a cold? #thismorning." A fourth added: "Phil's clearly got a cold, he should be home!"

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The presenter was suffering with a sore throat on Monday

Another viewer, however, saw the funny side, writing: "Phil still working even with a sore throat. He obviously didn't want to miss out on the studio's Christmas decorations reveal. #ThisMorning."

Phillip's health update comes soon after he shared the exciting news that he had received his COVID-19 booster jab recently.

The This Morning presenter took to his Instagram Stories over the weekend to share the news with his 3million followers, and he did so by simply uploading a photograph of his vaccine card with the caption: "Boosted!!" The official card showed that Phillip received his third dose of the vaccine on Saturday, and he was given the Pfizer jab. 

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