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Holly Willoughby makes candid revelation about her children's privacy

The This Morning star is a proud mum-of-three

Gemma Strong

Holly Willoughby is one of the UK's best-loved presenters – and she has now spoken about the impact fame has had on her family.

Speaking on This Morning on Wednesday, the mum-of-three acknowledged that her celebrity status means she is more cautious when it comes to protecting her children's identities on social media.

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"I choose not to show my children's faces because I know that's the deal. If you show one photograph, then they're out there," she said of her decision to never show her children's faces.

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"They're for consumption for everybody, which is why I choose not to do it."

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Her comments came as Holly and co-host Phillip Schofield shared their opinions on the show about Meghan Markle's concerns regarding the privacy of her son, Archie.

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Holly is a proud mum to three children

Holly, 40, shares three children with her husband of 13 years, Dan Baldwin: Harry, 11, Belle, nine, and six-year-old Chester.

The TV star adores being a mother, and previously admitted in an interview with HELLO!: "It wasn’t like when I was at school I thought, 'Oh, I'm going to be this big career girl.' Being a mummy is definitely my most favourite job of all, without a shadow of a doubt."

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Asked how she balances work and family life, she replied: "Essentially I just have a job and children, though.

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The This Morning star married husband Dan in August 2007

"I have the same issues as the next person, but I do feel very lucky that I’ve been blessed with three lovely children and that I look forward to going to work because I know a lot of people don't feel like that.

"If I’m going to get up and leave the kids in the morning then it has to be for something that I care about, or feel passionately about – and I’m lucky to be able to do that."

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