Denise Welch steps back from presenting ITV ‘s Loose Women

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Denise has been a regular face on the ITV chat show - but has announced she’s stepping back from the role.

Denise Welch has announced she is taking a break from her Loose Women presenting duties and going on a phone detox. 

Welch, who is best-known for being a regular panellist on the ITV daytime show, alongside the likes of Kaye Adams, Nadia Sawalha, Coleen Nolan, has jetted off on holiday to celebrate her milestone 65th birthday.

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Taking to her Instagram page on Monday (May 23), Denise thanked her fans for wishing her a Happy Birthday and shared that she will be spending time with her husband Lincoln Townley during her time off.

She said: “I want to say thank you in advance for all the lovely messages and comments that I've received.

“I'm going off on a little adventure for a couple of weeks so I'm going to be off here and off my phone. 

She added: “I don't quite know how I'm going to cope, but I'm going to give it a try, so don't think I have disappeared. It's just a temporary little holiday and I'll be back soon.”

Captioning her short video, she wrote: ‘Thank you and au revoir for a couple of weeks!!!’

Denise was a panellist on Loose Women between 2005 and 2013 before she made a comeback in 2018.

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