Stephanie Lowe Supports Husband Philip Schofield After He Reveals He Is Gay
Stephanie Lowe said that she
loved the TV star “as much today as I ever have” and that she would
“still be there, holding his hand” in the future.
This follows her husband’s recent announcement
on This Morning that he was “coming to terms with the fact that I am
In a statement given to The Sun newspaper, Schofield’s wife of 27 years acknowledged her husband’s announcement had been “difficult” for the family.
She said they had both been “awestruck by
the strength and love” of their two daughters, “even as they’ve been
trying to make sense of it all themselves”.
“Everyone should be proud to live their own truth,” Lowe continued in her first public statement since her husband’s announcement.
Lowe’s comments followed an interview Schofield
gave to the Sun on Sunday, in which he stated, “We will always be a
family. That is the one definite, constant, absolute positive thing. And where
the wind blows us I don’t know.”
The 57-year-old also revealed he had known he
was gay when he married Lowe in 1993 and that he had been “perhaps a bit
“I was confused by what it was. I thought
maybe I was bisexual,” he told the newspaper. “But over time I
realised and started coming to terms with it.”
Schofield added that his wife had “known
for a while” that he was gay.