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Following his admission to the affair, Phillip released a lengthy statement where he apologised to all those he had “lied to” and has since said he has “lost every little thing”.

Meanwhile, ITV released a press release saying that had been “badly let down” by the star, who had been with them for over 20 years.

Meanwhile, Christine slammed the broadcaster, accusing them of treating employees as “commodities” which are sometimes “sidelined, not protected”.

She added she believes ITV “have not learned anything” because the death of her daughter.

Caroline died by suicide on the age of 40 back in February, 2020, prompting fans and mourners all around the country to begin using the hashtag #BeKind.

Her death got here shortly after she stood down from her role hosting Love Island in December 2019, following an incident involving her boyfriend Lewis Burton, where she was charged with assault by beating.

In a tell-all interview with Amol Rajan, Phillip said of his current situation: “I feel I understand how Caroline Flack felt.”

Christine appeared to query ITV’s aftercare, saying: “They might have someone speaking for him really, whether he did right or unsuitable… It isn’t an excellent look really.”

She also told the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire: “If my employer didn’t care for me, there’d be all hell to pay. And there is not.”

She added that Phillip and his former lover were going through an “awful time” and urged people to let the situation “settle” after the star had “lost his job and his world”.

Express.co.uk has contacted ITV for comment.

ITV, who has already ordered an external review into its handling of Phillip’s affair with a colleague, has released a press release, which reads: “The relationships now we have with those we work with are based on trust.

“Phillip made assurances to us and his agency which he now acknowledges were unfaithful and we feel badly let down.

“As a producer and broadcaster, ITV takes its responsibilities around duty of care seriously and has robust and well-established processes in place to support the mental and physical health of employees and all those we work with.”

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