This Morning presenter still reeling from effects of lying about weight loss surgery


Fern Britton has agreed to stay at ITV for another 2 years – but the controversial star won’t be getting a penny extra in her new contract.

The TV presenter was heavily criticised last month for lying about having gastric band surgery, instead misleading viewers into believing her weight loss was due to diet and exercise.

This Morning bosses think her actions ‘damaged the show’, reports the News Of The World.

It’s thought Fern’s salary will be frozen at £600,000-a-year while co-presenter Phillip Schofield, 46, has agreed to stay for a reported £1.6million.

Phil will also present Dancing On Ice while Fern, 50, will host another series of Mr And Mrs.

‘We expect her to be with us for some time,’ an ITV spokesman confirmed.

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Alison Adey