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Sunday 8th December 2019

Holly Willoughby in tears as her This Morning co-star reveals horrific domestic violence ordeal

Life coach Eva Speakman opened up about a previous partner

This Morning presenter Holly Willoughby was moved to tears during today's show as her co-star Eva Speakman revealed her domestic violence ordeal.

The life coach appeared on the This Morning sofa with her husband Nick Speakman and opened up for the first time about a past relationship with an abusive partner.

Phil took over as an emotional Holly reached for the tissues (Credit: ITV)

Fighting back the tears, Eva revealed how an unnamed former partner started verbally abusing her, before things quickly turned violent.

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As Eva explained that a confrontation between her then-partner and her dad resulted in her partner hitting her dad, breaking his nose, Holly reached for the tissues.

Struggling to continue with the interview, Holly's co-host Phillip Schofield took over the reins of the chat and asked Eva what advice she'd give to viewers going through a similar ordeal.

Brave Eva opened up on This Morning (Credit: ITV)

"I would say please realise that you have done absolutely nothing wrong. I've also got to say that they won't change. It will only get worse," she said.

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"Thank you so much, well done, I am full of admiration for you, I really really am," an emotional Holly said.

Well done Eva talking about her past domestic abuse. Very brave. I reached for a tissue the same time Holly did!

Viewers were also quick to praise Eva's bravery in sharing her story.

If you have been affected by Eva’s story, contact the 24-hour National Domestic Abuse Helpline on 0808 2000 247.

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