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Monday 20th August 2018

Judy Finnigan has retired from television

Richard & Judy's daughter Chloe says her mum is "done" with TV

Judy Finnigan has retired from television, according to her daughter Chloe Madeley.

Fans of the 70-year-old television presenter have not seen her on-screen since 2015, when she appeared on Loose Women.

And according to Chloe, that's not going to change.

Judy Finnigan is 'done with TV', according to her daughter (Yui Mok/PA)

Judy Finnigan is ‘done with TV’, according to her daughter (Credit: Yui Mok/PA)

Chloe told The Sun: "My mum is done with TV and if she went back to it I don't think it would make her happy.

"She wants to concentrate on other things, such as her health and our family."

My mum is done with TV and if she went back to it I don't think it would make her happy.

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Judy and husband Richard Madeley, 62, are well-known for fronting ITV daytime's flagship programme This Morning from 1988 until 2001.

Judy with husband Richard Madeley (Credit: Fameflynet)

After quitting This Morning, the couple moved to Channel 4 in 2001, where they had a 5pm chat show called Richard and Judy.

The programme moved to the channel Watch in 2008, but ended in 2009.

In 2014, Judy became a panellist on ITV's Loose Women, appearing several times until 2015. She also hosted the series We Can Work It Out.

Richard has been a relief presenter on GMB this year (Credit: ITV)

Off-screen, she's also written two best-selling novels, and collaborated with Richard on autobiography.

While Judy may have retired from TV, husband Richard is still on-screen. He has appeared as a relief presenter on Channel 5's The Wright Stuff in recent years and is also a stand-in host on ITV's Good Morning Britain.

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