Former host of This Morning Phillip Schofield revealed how his relationship with a a lot youthful man started on the present. He mentioned that it began with a kiss within the dressing room adopted by “5 or 6” sexual encounters.
The 61 12 months outdated TV presenter mentioned the kiss occurred on the ITV studios when the person was 20 years outdated. When requested if any romantic or sexual encounters occurred whereas he was nonetheless a minor, Schofield claimed: “God no. In my assertion, it says ‘consensual relationship, totally authorized’ I imply, that [the statement] was permitted by each side.”
He added: “He’d been working on the present for a number of months and we would turn into mates, we have been mates. Across the studios we would hang around collectively, chat to one another, that type of stuff.”
He initially met the younger man when he was 15 years outdated in drama college, after which he requested Schofield to get him a job. That led to him getting a job as a manufacturing assistant at ITV when he turned 18 years outdated.
He continued, explaining: “After which in my dressing room someday one thing occurred which clearly, I’ll remorse eternally for him and for me – largely him. That occurred perhaps 4 or 5 occasions over the following few months, and I do know it is unforgivable however we weren’t boyfriends, we weren’t in a relationship. I used to be actually in a large number with my sexuality on the time and it simply occurred.”