This Morning star Phillip Schofield has revealed it’s been a “difficult year” in a post highlighting the importance of kindness.
Phil accompanied the post with a photo of himself holding a colourful bouquet.
What did Phillip Schofield say?
Alongside the smiling shot, Phil penned: “2020 has been a difficult year to say the least, that’s why a little act of kindness can mean more than ever.
“I might not be able to see my mum in person but little things like sending these flowers and our regular phone calls let her know how much I miss her.
“Share your acts of kindness with #GiveALittleLove #ad @johnlewisandpartners @waitroseandpartners.”
The promotion ties in with John Lewis and Waitrose’s recent Give A Little Love Christmas advertisement.
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Fans rushed to comment on the snap, with many gushing over Phil’s thoughtful gesture.
One said: “You’re a fantastic man, flowers are so beautiful. I hope you get to see your dear mum soon Phil.”
A second wrote: “So lovely Phil and so thoughtful.”
Another added: “So handsome. And flowers make everything better!”
Phillip’s momentous year
It’s been an eventful year for Phil and his family after the star came out as gay in February.
The much-loved host opened up about his sexuality on the ITV show alongside best pal and co-star Holly Willoughby.
At the time he praised Steph, his wife of 27 years, and their two adult daughters, saying they had held him “so close” and that he was coming to terms with his sexuality with their “strength and support”.
Phillip recently admitted he and Steph are yet to discuss getting a divorce.
During an appearance on Chris Evans’ How To Wow podcast, Phil explained: “I’m still married to Steph. There is a great deal of talk of divorce… we have not discussed that at all.”
He added: “It is not in my nature to hurt people and so I have to reconcile myself with the fact that I have done that. Indeed I have done that and I tried very hard not to.”
In a separate chat, the star recalled: “I went down to see her, she’s down in Cornwall, and I went down to see her. And I told her and she said, ‘oh, okay, well, I don’t care’ – and that’s the same with everyone.”
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