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Good Morning Britain’s Ben Shephard opens up about sweet reunion with his mum

Good Morning Britain's Ben Shephard opens up about sweet reunion with his mum - EpicNews

May 27, 2020 – 07:14 BST
Francesca Shillcock

Good Morning Britain star Ben Shephard has opened up about the sweet reunion he had with his mum this week. Speaking to GMB medic Dr Mark Porter, the TV presenter revealed he had seen his mum on Tuesday for a socially distanced recreation of golf for the primary time since lockdown was eased, however that it was “awful” not with the ability to give her a hug.

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WATCH: Ben Shephard and his household taking part in golf

He started: “I was able to see my mum yesterday, socially distanced, we had a nice game of golf, which was lovely to see her, awful not being able to give her a hug though.” The father-of-two is clearly a eager golfer judging by his Instagram, and it appears it runs within the household. As nicely as taking part in with his mum, the father-of-two usually posts movies of him taking part in the game with his sons of their backyard.

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Ben was beforehand seeing his mother and father over video calls throughout lockdown

After gushing about the reunion, the 45-year-old then informed Dr Mark that his mum had in actual fact misplaced a few enamel whereas dwelling in lockdown, and was eager to get the TV medic’s recommendation. Ben defined: “My mum’s lost a couple of teeth, they’ve fallen out during lockdown and she’s lisping in quite a cute way, but [a viewer] says ‘is there any news on dentists Mark?’ because sorting our gnashers out, as my mum knows, is quite important.”

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Ben is presenting the breakfast present over the half-term whereas Piers Morgan and his co-star Susanna Reid take per week off. Talking about his GMB break, Piers beforehand mentioned: “We’re actually doing an extraordinary thing, Susanna, Hilary and I. We’re actually going to have a week off,” to which Susanna jokingly responded with fake outrage: “What? Are we even allowed out?! We’re going to have half term off next week, even though of course there is no half term, but also it’s been a long-haul hasn’t it?”

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