TV presenter Phillip Schofield has revealed he is gay, after 27 years of marriage to his wife Stephanie Lowe.

The 57-year-old made the announcement via a statement posted on his Instagram story.

“Today, quite rightly, being gay is a reason to celebrate and be proud,” he wrote.

“Yes, I am feeling pain and confusion, but that comes only from the hurt that I am causing to my family.”

Schofield presents ITV programmes including Dancing On Ice and This Morning, which won a National Television Award last week.