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Eamonn Holmes 'smiling' after double hip replacement

By Claire Williamson

Published 04/02/2016

Eamonn Holmes, pictured with wife Ruth Langsford.
Eamonn Holmes, pictured with wife Ruth Langsford.

Eamonn Holmes is recovering well after successfully undergoing surgery for a double hip replacement.

The Belfast-born broadcaster and journalist gave an emotional goodbye to the This Morning sofa and team at the end of January as he prepared for the op which will see him off for 10 weeks.

The Sky News anchor hosts the ITV show along with wife Ruth Langsford on a Friday.

Good luck messages flooded in from fans of the show, including from former Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson who had a similar operation two years ago.

He also received a basket of goodies from his team which included a shirt signed by Wayne Rooney

Ruth Langsford took to Twitter to say that said all went well and that Eamonn was smiling following the procedure.

She said: "I'm very happy to tell you that Eamonn's back from surgery, all went well and he is smiling. Thank you for all your support and good wishes."

Ruth will present tomorrow's show with Ben Shephard.

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