QUEUE gate has led to some of the 70,000 Brits who signed a petition calling for Phil and Holly to be sacked calling for the National Television Awards to hold a live re-vote on the Best Daytime Show, Politicalite can reveal.
This Morning – which has won the ‘Best Daytime Show’ category every year since 2011, will see the disgraced daytime duo Holly and Phil appear at the later-than-planned National Television Awards that air live on ITV at 8pm on Thursday, October 13.
Yesterday, The Sun revealed that ITV bosses feared that Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield “may be booed at the annual telly bash.
A source told the paper: “They could be booed walking down the red carpet or even on stage. It’s a major concern.”
Now some of the 70,000 fans calling for the National Television Awards to hold a live revote on the Best Daytime Show category on the night of the awards ceremony due to take place at London’s O2 arena.
A petition calling for ITV to sack the queue-jumping duo has now been signed by a whopping 73,575 people.
PHILLIP Schofield and Holly Willoughby’s daytime queue row has made headlines in Australia.
Sky News Australia reported on the queue faced two as the social media storm raged on.
A telly source told The Sun that things on the show had become “miserable” since the row erupted.
“You can cut the atmosphere with a knife backstage.
“Phillip and Holly are furious about the backlash they’re getting and are blaming everyone else for what’s happened.”
“The mood is awful behind the scenes and this isn’t going away. Everyone hopes it blows over soon.”
POLL TOPS 73K
It comes as a petition calling for ITV to sack the duo topped a whopping 73,000 signatures.
The Change.org petition reads: ”Axe Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby from TV”
It was launched on Saturday by Laura Harrison, who branded the daytime duo ‘toxic.’
“If enough people sign we can show ITV that the public do matter,” wrote Laura.
At 6am Tuesday morning the petition was at 15,000, but after a social media campaign led by Politicalite and other social media influencers it has now hit 74,000 as Brits refuse to believe ITV’s lies about Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby’s trip to Westminster Hall.