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'Until the vaccine is fully operational, I shall be wearing this': Phillip Schofield dons a huge white 'social distancing skirt' while walking around ITV studios

By Nick Ferris For Mailonline

Published: 22:32 GMT, 11 November 2020 | Updated: 22:32 GMT, 11 November 2020

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Phillip Schofield has been trialling a novel way of keeping other people at bay during the coronavirus pandemic.

The much-loved TV star, 58, took to to share footage of himself in a huge white corset, which he donned to 'keep people at a distance'. 

The This Morning presenter was seen to walk up the drab grey backstage corridor in a navy tartan shirt and the enormous white skirt.

Interesting: Phillip Schofield, 58, has taken to Snapchat to share footage of himself in a huge white corset, which he donned to 'keep people at a distance'

Interesting: Phillip Schofield, 58, has taken to to share footage of himself in a huge white corset, which he donned to 'keep people at a distance'

Phil walked towards the camera, and without any hint that the get up was a joke, said that this was what he plans to wear until the end of the pandemic.

The silver fox said: 'Until the vaccine is fully operational, I shall be wearing this to keep me Covid safe'.    

ITV have have had strict Covid safety rules on This Morning since March, and viewers are now used to Phil and co-host Holly Willoughby always standing two metres apart.

Phil's latest backstage appearance comes as it was announced This Morning will all air on Christmas Day this year for the first time in the channel's history.

Innovative: The This Morning presenter was seen to walk up the drab grey backstage corridor in a navy tartan shirt and the enormous white skirt

Innovative: The This Morning presenter was seen to walk up the drab grey backstage corridor in a navy tartan

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