Loose Women star Ruth Langsford admitted that she used to watch Eamonn Holmes on TV before they even met.
The pair have been happily married since 2010, but the former This Morning star has admitted that she always had a crush on Eamonn, 63.
At the rime, Ruth, 63, was working for ITV and she was tasked with monitoring all the different feeds to make sure things were running smoothly.
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However she revealed on Loose Women that she used to get distracted by her future partner when he presented the BBC show, Open Air.
A feed from the publicly funded corporation would be shown in the gallery that Ruth worked in and her colleagues would dub it the "dirty feed".
However she admitted that she couldn't help but be transfixed by the star's charisma during a discussion on whether people could have only one love of their life.
The ITV star confirmed that Eamonn is the love of her life, although she says that if they had never met, she thought they would have both found other relationships.
Recently, Ruth been busy looking after Eamonn as he struggled with his health in recent times following a fall down the stairs at their Surrey home while he recovered from a major operation on his back.
However, Eamonn has once again returned to work at one of the UK's news channels whilst Ruth has been rumoured to make a return to This Morning.
The show, which was previously led by Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby together for over a decade, was thrown into chaos after reports of a feud between Phil and Holly.
After further information came out which saw Phil confirm a relationship with a younger staff member, Phil has permanently severed ties with ITV and will not be returning to the famous sofa.
According to Bella Magazine, bosses are finding that Ruth is a firm favourite for the spot on the show.
They added: "The idea is that the show is desperate to reassure viewers that it's a family operation and the more familiar faces there are, the better.
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