Before joining GB News next week, Eamonn Holmes shared his concerns about the early debut – with his wife Ruth Langsford also revealing why she wouldn’t join him on his new channel
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Eamonn Holmes has revealed how he battles insomnia, promising to have more kip as he prepares to host a new breakfast show.
Eamonn, 62, begins the new job on GB News on Tuesday after being a regular on ITV’s This Morning for 15 years.
He previously hosted ITV’s GMTV breakfast show from 1993-2005 and Sky News’s Sunrise from 2005-2016.
Eamonn said: “Early beginnings take their toll. Evenings can be a bit more difficult. My big fear of what lies ahead is sleeplessness and what looks like a ‘hangover’ the next day.
“With 26 years of television for breakfast under my belt, I’ve had more than a few.
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“My big New Years resolution is to fight sleep. I am determined to treat myself this time with more kindness and to try and engage in a routine that ensures I get enough rest and recovery, good enough. eat and move more, so I feel ready for the challenges ahead.
“‘Project sleep’ will be my priority.”
Wife Ruth Langsford added to Best that she was not tempted to join him at first.
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She said: “Respect to Eamonn, facing alarm calls until 3 a.m., but I honestly know that would kill me. One of the arts of starting early is making viewers feel comfortable. and at ease.
“I would fall at the first hurdle. I need my sleep too much. I’ll be happy to join the rest of you, watching home.”
Holmes is the latest signing on the new GB News channel, joining former Sky presenter Colin Brazier and former Labor MP Gloria De Piero.
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