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A person in management at ITV's This Morning reportedly had an inappropriate relationship with a spin-off show contestant forcing the launch of an internal inquiry. 

The daytime show has already been under scrutiny after the Phillip Schofield scandal back in May, when the presenter was forced to resign from the show after his affair with a younger male member of staff was revealed. 

The new claims regard an axed pilot which included a holiday dating segment filmed over in Barbados. 

The accused reportedly had a fling with a participant on the show, which was fronted by A Place in the Sun host Laura Hamilton. 

Since the incident the member of staff accused is said to have quit the show.

Claims: A person in management at ITV 's This Morning reportedly had an inappropriate relationship with a spin-off show contestant forcing the launch of an internal inquiry

Claims: A person in management at ITV 's This Morning reportedly had an inappropriate relationship with a spin-off show contestant forcing the launch of an internal inquiry

Tense times: The daytime show has already been under scrutiny after the Phillip Schofield scandal back in May, when the presenter was forced to resign from the show after his affair with a younger male member of staff was revealed (pictured with Holly Willoughby in May)

Tense times: The daytime show has already been under scrutiny after the Phillip Schofield scandal back in May, when the presenter was forced to resign from the show after his affair with a younger male member of staff was revealed (pictured with Holly Willoughby in May)

Speaking to The Sun, a source said: 'Bosses were furious when it came to their attention that a producer had an affair with the contestant, especially in light of this year's This Morning scandal and controversy.

'It meant that there was another investigation into what happened in Barbados that had to be carried out.

'It was disappointing to senior members of staff. The producer promptly resigned.'

An ITV spokeswoman told the publication that they were

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