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Holly Willoughby reveals she stripped off her clothes every time she returned home during lockdown 

‘I used to be frightened – I’ve received a duty for my kids’: Holly Willoughby reveals she stripped off her clothes every time she returned home to keep away from spreading germs at begin of lockdown


Holly Willoughby has revealed she eliminated her clothes every time she returned home to keep away from spreading germs to her household at first of the lockdown final year.

As the COVID-19 pandemic started to take its grip and a nationwide lockdown was introduced in March 2020, Holly – who shares three kids with husband Dan Baldwin – admits she took no possibilities whereas taking pictures her ITV present This Morning. 

‘I knew we have been doing one thing vital,’ The Sun quotes her as saying. ‘I’ve received the youngsters at home, Dan wasn’t going into the office so I used to be actually the one one going out and in of that home and I used to be frightened, as a result of I used to be pondering that I’ve received a duty for my very own kids.

Safety first: Holly Willoughby has revealed she eliminated her clothes every time she returned home to keep away from spreading germs to her household at first of the lockdown. Pictured on Tuesday

‘Having mentioned all of that, I knew what we have been doing was vital, vital sufficient for me to form of go, “No, I know we’re being safe at work.

‘”I do know I’m going to return home and wash my palms and take my clothes off by the door and get within the bathe and all these issues”, because I knew what we were doing was important so I wanted to keep doing it.’

Holly, 40, continued to host This Morning alongside Phillip Schofield, 59, during the height of the pandemic, with the pair remaining socially distanced and without studio guests, per safety guidelines, which have only recently started to loosen.

The TV personality is the mother of three children – Harry, 11, Belle, nine, and six-year-old Chester – who she shares with husband Dan, 46. 

Offspring: The presenter is the mother of three children – Harry, 11, Belle, nine, and Chester, six

Offspring: The presenter is the mother of three children – Harry, 11, Belle, nine, and Chester, six

In March, Holly revealed that socialising with other parents at ‘mum groups’ was one the ‘most important’ things that helped her as a new mother.

She said that making the effort to go to events with other families was important for the ‘socialisation’ of her baby.

During a discussion on the ongoing lockdown restrictions across the country and the impact on new parents on This Morning, she admitted it was good as it ‘got her out of the house’.

Speaking alongside her co-host Phillip, she said: ‘I remember being a new mum, one of the most important things was socialisation of the baby, going to mum groups, whatever it was, music things.

Family: Holly raises her three children with husband Dan Baldwin. Pictured together in 2009

Family: Holly raises her three children with husband Dan Baldwin. Pictured together in 2009

‘That would be good for me because it would get me out of the house, but also great for the children to be able to socialise.’ 

The TV favourite chooses not to show her kids’ faces on social media, but in March shared a sweet picture with her daughter Belle to mark International Women’s Day.

That same month, Holly spoke about how she never shows her children online as then they become ‘for consumption for everybody’.

During a discussion about Meghan Markle she said: ‘I choose not to show my children’s faces because I know that’s the deal. If you show one photograph then they’re out there!

‘They’re for consumption for everybody! Which is why I choose not to do it.’

Hosts: Holly, 40, continued to host This Morning alongside Phillip Schofield, 59, during the height of the pandemic, with the pair remaining socially distanced. Pictured on Thursday

Hosts: Holly, 40, continued to host This Morning alongside Phillip Schofield, 59, during the peak of the pandemic, with the pair remaining socially distanced. Pictured on Thursday

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