]Philip Scofield is heartbroken when the Prince’s Trust leaves following the confession that he had an affair with a young male colleague and lied to hide it. The Prince’s Trust, founded by King Charles in 1976, has a number of celebrity ambassadors who support the charity, which helps disadvantaged young people find employment.
The Trust confirmed on 30 May that they had agreed to part ways with Philip. However, prior today morning The presenter has now shared, in his first interview, that he is “completely, completely shattered,” and admitted that “if it wasn’t for my girls last week I wouldn’t be here”.
“I can’t move out. I don’t think any charity would want to join me,” he told The Sun.
“I was dumped by The Princess Trust, which I understand, but it broke my heart. I’ve lost everything. It’s all gone. Telly was my safe place, the one thing I loved. Now I Don’t know if I’ll do it or not.” ever work on telly again.”
She also insisted that she “did not groom” the young man with whom she had an affair and that their friendship developed into a romance.
He said, “There are allegations of all kinds of things. It never came across as such (as abuse of power) because we would become friends. I don’t know about that.”
Phillippe, 61, confessed to the affair in a statement to the Daily Mail last Friday after announcing her departure from the breakfast show after more than 20 years.
In the statement he said: “I am making this statement through daily Mail To whom I have already personally apologized for misleading through my lawyer, whom I also misled, about a story they wanted to write about me a few days back. The first thing I want to say is this: I am deeply sorry for lying to him and to many others, which is what I did to someone at work this morning.
He continued: “I had a consensual relationship with a younger male colleague. today morning,
“Contrary to speculation, when I met the man when he was a teenager and was asked to help him get into television, it was only after he started working on the show that it became more than just a friendship. . This relationship was unwise. , but not illegal. It’s over now.”
ITV said it was “deeply disappointed by the admission of deception” made by Phillip and confirmed it had severed all ties with the host.
The network said it had investigated rumors of a relationship between the presenter and a youth staffer in 2020 – but both “repeatedly denied”.