05 August 2020

ITV confirm Ben Shephard is NOT leaving Good Morning Britain

ITV have confirmed that Ben Shephard is not leaving flagship show Good Morning Britain.

Shephard was trending on Twitter after fellow presenter Kate Garraway said during this morning’s edition of the programme it was his ‘last day’.

However, ITV have now clarified in an email to The Independent that Shephard will take time off from GMB to film game show Tipping Point but will return to the breakfast show.

He has been presenting on GMB for the past six years and hosts twice a week, as well as during the summer holidays when Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid are away on holiday.

Shephard began presenting again alongside Garraway in July after she had a period of time away from the show as her husband, Derek Draper, is in hospital battling coronavirus.

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