EAMONN Holmes has shared his pride in wife Ruth Langsford after she tearfully won £33K for charity on an ITV gameshow.
The couple took part in a celebrity edition of Alan Carr’s Epic Gameshow on Saturday night, and played an updated version of Play Your Cards Right.
Eamonn and Ruth managed to keep the cards on their side and ended up winning £33,000 for the Alzheimer’s Society, leaving Ruth, 60, in tears at the end of the show.
Taking to Instagram later in the evening, Eamonn, also 60, shared a shot of his tearful wife and wrote alongside it: “She won £30k to help @alzheimerssoc on tonight’s Play Your Cards Right.
“believe me , she had reasons to shed those tears. Once again so proud of her for all she does in the fight against this cruel disease.”
Ruth’s father Dennis had Alzheimer’s disease for 17 years and he passed away in 2012 aged 85.
Fans were quick to respond to Eamonn’s sweet tribute to his wife, with one writing: “So pleased for you both and it’s so lovely to see how much you both care.”
Another commented: “Oh bless her, I see the effects of this awful illness on a daily basis and its heart breaking xx well done they will really appreciate the money x.”
A third added: “I love your Ruth – she’s so genuine x.”
Alan Carr’s Epic Gameshow see some of the nation’s favourites “supersized and reinvigorated”, bringing them up-to-date for 2020.
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Other gameshows include The Price is Right, as well as Take Your Pick, Strike It Lucky and darts favourite Bullseye.
Alan said of the show: “It is such a privilege for me to be involved in these truly iconic shows that have brought so much joy to my childhood.
“A little bit of nostalgia but a whole load of fun. Big shoes to fill I know, but these shows should be back on telly for a whole new generation to sit down and enjoy with their family just like I did all those years ago!”
Alan Carr’s Epic Gameshow continues on Saturday, June 6 at 7.30pm.