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24/04/2014 06:27 BST | Updated 24/04/2014 06:59 BST

Fern Britton Unfazed When Replaced By Younger Holly Willoughby On ‘This Morning'

Fern Britton has spoken out about how she felt after being replaced by Holly Willoughby on ‘This Morning’, admitting that she wasn’t too bothered about being replaced by a younger presenter.

Fern fronted the ITV show for ten years before leaving in 2009, but she has no regrets about giving up the role.

Fern Britton

The presenter told the Daily Mirror that she felt it was time for a fresh, new face, stating: “TV is an addiction to some people because if they are not seen, then where are they?

“Well, that doesn’t really bother me.

“It’s time for other people to have their turn. It’s like clogging up a hospital bed. Get out! Let someone else in.”

Fern teasingly added that she’s met plenty of celebs who have these worries, though she declined to name names.

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