Ruth Langsford's 'awkward' exchange with Holly Willoughby as fans accuse host of 'acting'

This Morning fans noticed an "awkward" exchange between Holly Willoughby and Ruth Langsford during the Loose Women link on Monday's show.

After speaking with Adam Lambert, Holly said: "Now is the time to find out what the Loose Women are talking about today.

"Hi there, Ruth," Holly continued as Ruth said: "We love Adam Lambert too.

"Coming up on Loose Women we're exposing the big social media exam scam which could be affecting your children or your grandchildren.

"Also here is a question, is it ever ok to take off your wedding ring during a row?

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"Plus we have got two great guests joining us, Anton du Beke is here, yes he is going back on tour and we will get all the Strictly goss of course.

"And Leona Lewis is here. We are talking to Leona all about life and being a mum. Great show as always see you at 12.30pm."

"See you then, thank you very much," Holly concluded.

However, following the crossover to Loose Women, fans picked up on the "awkward" moment between Holly and Ruth.

Taking to Twitter, @EARNER1 said: "I don’t know how Ruth Langsford keeps a straight face when Holly Willoughby speaks to her when introducing Loose women #Thismorning."

@Lucieno74 noticed: "Wow Holly having to crossover to Ruth on #loosewomen, considering how Ruth's husband has been sniping about Holly, that must of been awkward #thismorning."

@Poppyblew went on: "Ruth and Holly. #awkward #loosewomen."

"Ruth seems to be ok talking to Holly too #ThisMorning," @gffcontwitch tweeted.

While @magawk added: "Holly Willoughby handing over to Ruth on Loose Women... #ThisMorning."

Other viewers accused the host of "acting" when giving her speech about Phillip.

@Eve86g shared: "Listening to Holly Willoughby speech this morning made me feel sick, obviously insincere, bad acting, looking like she hasn’t lost a minutes sleep, lying through her perfect teeth. Then to make things worse hugs from Josie Gibson #HollyWilloughby #ThisMorning."

@GulFazili complained: "If all else fails, at least Holly Willoughby will have her impeccable acting skills to fall back on."

This Morning airs weekdays at 10am on ITV.

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