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This Morning: Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield surprise colleague

The show's green room host Fleur recently turned 50

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This Morning hosts Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield left their colleague in tears today with a birthday surprise.

On Monday’s programme, the duo paid tribute to the show‘s green room host Fleur after she celebrated her 50th birthday on Sunday.

Phil told viewers: “St David’s Day isn’t the only special occasion we’re celebrating this morning.

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Holly and Phil surprised Fleur on This Morning (Credit: ITV)

What did Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield say on This Morning?

“Yesterday, one of our This Morning family celebrated a big birthday!”

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Holly exclaimed: “It’s green room host Fleur! Happy birthday!”

Phil added: “You have no idea how hard it’s been for us not to wish you on purpose happy birthday today so we didn’t spoil the surprise.”

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Fleur turned 50 on Sunday (Credit: ITV)

Holly admitted: “We felt terrible ignoring you.”

When asked what age she turned on Sunday, Fleur quipped: “21!”

Phil told viewers: “She’s got another big occasion coming up, this June marks her 10th year working as our green room host.”

Holly asked: “Do you remember your first day?”

Fleur said: “It was nerve-wracking but it’s all good now. I’ve loved it, every minute of it.”

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Holly and Phil paid tribute to Fleur, who will mark 10 years on the show in June (Credit: ITV)

Phil told viewers: “If you watch This Morning a lot, you’ve probably seen Fleur before. When she’s not making teas and coffees, she’s partial to the odd on-screen cameo.

“So we thought we’d embarrass her by showing some of them.”

They showed one moment when Fleur was “roped in” to be a model for one of the show’s beauty segments.

Another moment saw Fleur clean up after a pony pooed on the show’s set.

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Fleur was surprised with balloons, a throne and a birthday cake (Credit: ITV)

Holly and Phil’s surprise for Fleur

Phil said: “Well as it’s her 50th birthday, we thought we would give her another cameo role, her biggest yet.

“We’ve made her her own 50th birthday corner with a birthday cake.”

Is that a tear?! She just wiped tears!

Fleur then sat on a red throne as she was surrounded by birthday balloons.

As Fleur looked overwhelmed by the surprise, Holly said: “I can’t tell whether this is the best or worst birthday present you’ve ever had.”

Fleur replied: “It’s good.”

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Fleur became emotional over the surprise (Credit: ITV)

As Fleur wiped away a tear, Phil said: “Is that a tear?! She just wiped tears!”

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Holly said: “Aww Fleur! That’s so sweet.”

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