FERN Britton and her husband Phil Vickery have shocked fans by announcing they have split up.
The presenter, 62, told her Twitter followers she has decided to part ways with the TV chef, 58.
Why have Fern Britton and Phil Vickery split?
The couple are yet to reveal the reason for their split, however they say it is amicable and they will continue to be friends.
Fern revealed the news on January 30, 2020.
She wrote on Twitter: "After more than 20 happy years together, Phil and I have decided to go our separate ways. We will always share a great friendship and our lovely children.
"We would appreciate it if our privacy is respected at this time. Thank you for your continued kindness and support."
When did Fern Britton and Phil Vickery get married?
Phil and Fern met on This Morning back in the 90s, when she hosted alongside Phillip Schofield.
Speaking about the beginnings of their romance, Fern told the Telegraph in 2016: "The boys were four; Grace hadn't even started toddling.
"I remember thinking at the time that nobody was going to take a 40-something woman with three kids.
"Then, one day at work, someone said, 'Phil Vickery fancies you.' And I went, 'Remind me – which one is he?'
The pair went onto wed in 2000, meaning they were married for 20 years.
How many children do Fern Britton and Phil Vickery?
The former couple share daughter Winnie, 18, together.
She was born in August 2001.
Fern also has twins Harry and Jack, and daughter Grace with her ex Clive Jones.
Who have Fern Britton and Phil Vickery been married to before?
Fern was formerly married to Clive Jones who she wed in 1988.
However, the divorced in 1998 after 10 years together.
Phil split from his longterm partner Sarah Ann Lock in 1999.
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