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Inside Eamonn Holmes and Anthea Turner's bitter feud - 'toe' swipe to quitting show

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Good Morning Britain was a thing, presenters Anthea Turner and Eamonn Holmes hosted ITV's pre-cursor GMTV.Bringing smiles to viewers' faces during the week, the two hosts appeared alongside each other from 1994 with broadcaster Fiona Phillips in tow.But although matters seemed rather pleasant on-screen, things were certainly brewing behind the scenes which caused Anthea to make an abrupt departure from the show two years later.What was to follow was a bitter feud that lasted a number of years.But as Anthea celebrates her 62nd birthday, Daily Star has taken a look at what caused the pair to have a rift and whether they are on good terms now.Following her role on BBC's Blue Peter, Anthea left children's television and joined ITV's GMTV in 1994, but she sensationally quit two years later in 1996.According to reports at the time, Anthea and Eamonn's off-screen relationship was frosty and he often made rude remarks about her.Talking to a newspaper publication at the time he claimed Anthea was demanding and nicknamed her "Princess Tippy Toes".He also accused her of being vain and obsessed with her image while reportedly telling TV bosses to sack her or he would leave the show.A year after her departure, Anthea broke her silence on the situation.

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