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Willoughby 'to keep working until she goes into labour'

TV star Holly Willoughby says she is determined to keep working until the moment she goes into labour with her third child.

Ms Willoughby, who is best known for co-presenting flagship show This Morning told The Sunday Mirror's Notebook magazine: "It's so hard to know when I'm going to go into labour. I'm just going to keep working until one day I don't come back in again. That's what I've done before."

Holly Willoughby said she was determined to keep working until the moment she goes into labour. Credit: Ian West/PA Wire

The 33-year-old, whose due date is in October, said she was speedily trying to wrap up filming for ITV's new series of Surprise Surprise before the baby arrives.

"My job is sat on a sofa. I'm sitting down all the time on This Morning, and on Celebrity Juice I'm behind a desk. So don't feel too sorry for me," the TV presenter said.

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TV host Holly Willoughby expecting 'surprise' third child

Holly Willoughby posted a link to her website announcement on Twitter, saying: "I've got something to tell you..." Credit: Ian West/PA Wire

This Morning and Surprise Surprise host Holly Willoughby has announced she is expecting a third child with her husband Dan Baldwin.

The 33-year-old posted a message on her website, saying: "Surprise Surprise (and it was a surprise!!) I'm really happy and excited to tell you that Dan and I are expecting baby number 3!!

"We feel blessed and very lucky to be giving Belle and Harry a little brother or sister later this year."

Holly Willoughby steps down from The Voice

Holly Willoughby is stepping down from her role as co-host of talent show The Voice to concentrate on her family, the BBC has announced.

The mother-of-two will be replaced by Emma Willis, who has just finished a stint of presenting Celebrity Big Brother.

Holly Willoughby who is is stepping down from her role as co-host of talent show The Voice. Credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Reggie Yates, Willoughby's co-presenter, is also leaving the BBC One singing contest, with his replacement set to be announced next week.

The This Morning presenter said: "After much consideration, I will not be returning for series three of The Voice UK.

"I've had two wonderful years on the show, and I feel very privileged to have been a part of it. Finding the right balance between my work and family life is my priority and this has contributed to my decision."

Schofield defends Willoughby over 'unsuitable' dress

Phillip Schofield has leapt to the defence of This Morning co-host Holly Willoughby following the furore over her "unsuitable" choice of dress for the final of The Voice.

The BBC apologised to viewers after more than 100 complaints were made after the presenter wore a low-cut black lace maxi dress for the final which was broadcast before the watershed.

Schofield took to Twitter to mock the decision:

"139 complaints over Holly's gorgeous Voice dress. Let's hope those outraged on behalf of their kids don't take them to the beach this summer...God forbid they might see a woman in a bikini before 9pm and be traumatised by the sight of her cleavage."

Holly Willoughby pictured with This Morning co-host Phillip Schofield. Credit: Yui Mok/PA Archive/

In a statement a BBC spokesman said the corporation was sorry if some viewers found the dress "unsuitable".

"Holly enjoys fashion and we felt the dress she wore for the live final of The Voice UK was glamorous and wholly appropriate for the occasion.

"We don't believe it would have gone against audience expectations for a TV spectacle such as this."