This Morning: Ruth Langsford makes witty joke about husband Eamonn Holmes' ...

This Morning: Ruth Langsford makes witty joke about husband Eamonn Holmes' ...
This Morning: Ruth Langsford makes witty joke about husband Eamonn Holmes' ...

Ruth Langsford made a witty joke about her husband Eamonn Holmes' weight sending him into fits of giggles on Thursday's This Morning.

TV presenter Eamonn, 61, was discussing how people 'think he eats a lot' but that his weight is more to do with not being able to sleep due to chronic back pain.

However Ruth, 61, quipped back that: 'You don't sleep because you're downstairs eating!' as she began laughing. 

Quick-timed: Ruth Langsford made a witty joke about her husband Eamonn Holmes' weight sending him into fits of giggles on Thursday's This Morning

Quick-timed: Ruth Langsford made a witty joke about her husband Eamonn Holmes' weight sending him into fits of giggles on Thursday's This Morning

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It came during a conversation with one of the show's TV doctors who explained that lack of sleep can contribute to weight gain.

After the joke Eamonn was sent into fits of giggles as he struggled to get his words out and present the next segment.

He said: 'I've been caught out. See my wife she should have been a comedian', to which Ruth replied: 'It's all about the bants!'.

Hilarious: TV presenter Eamonn, 61, was discussing how people 'think he eats a lot' but that his weight is more to do with not being able to sleep due to chronic back pain

Hilarious: TV presenter Eamonn, 61, was discussing how people 'think he eats a lot' but that his weight is more to do with not being able to sleep due to chronic back pain

Later in the show Eamonn got his own back as the pair discussed the recent makeover of the Blackpool Tower. 

Ruth competed in Strictly Come Dancing in 2017 but was voted out of the competition before making it to the Blackpool special week.

On Thursday's show Ruth was gushing about the new tower prompting Eamonn to quip: 'Is it because you never got there that you have to keep talking about it?' 

It comes after the pair made their return to This Morning on Monday as they will present the show four days a week for the summer.

Joke: However Ruth, 61, quipped back that: 'You don't sleep because you're downstairs eating!' as she began laughing

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Joke: However Ruth, 61, quipped back that: 'You don't sleep because you're downstairs eating!' as she began laughing

Laugh: After the joke Eamonn was sent into fits of giggles along with the TV doctor (pictured) as he struggled to get his words out and present the next segment

Laugh: After the joke Eamonn was sent into fits of giggles along with the TV doctor (pictured) as he struggled to get his words out and present the next segment

The couple, who previously presented the show every Friday, are filling in for Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield who are on their summer break.

Ruth told of her joy of her joy at returning to the show, telling

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