Ben Fogle took on Loose Women earlier today as he admitted he will “never forgive” after missing the birth of his stillborn son.
The 47-year-old presenter and his wife Marina were devastated after losing their baby Willem at 33 weeks in 2014.
At the time, Ben was in Canada while his partner in Austria was visiting her family.
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Unfortunately, the television star was unable to reach his wife in time.
Marina appeared on the ITV show on Friday (March 5) and stated that she was hospitalized after suffering from illness.
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After being examined by doctors, she was told that she had a disruption of the placenta.
Marina announced: “[Ben] I got a call in the middle of the night that said, “Marina is in the hospital, we don’t know if she’ll survive, we don’t know if the baby will survive.
“It was very dramatic.”
Ben said, “It was hard. I don’t think I’ll ever forgive myself for being in Canada and being so helpless. “
I don’t think I’ll ever forgive myself for being in Canada and being so helpless
Later the couple had to tell their children Ludovic (11) and Iona (10) about it.
In addition, the TV star added: “When I finally came to Austria, which in itself was quite traumatic, I went to the hospital with the children …
“We have always had a very open, honest life with the public.
“When you are in the really privileged position of being in public.
“I don’t think you should gloss over your life, I don’t think you should pretend it’s idyllic when it isn’t.”
Fortunately, the couple have since undergone therapy to deal with their loss.
Ben takes out Piers Morgan
Meanwhile, earlier this week, Ben also appeared on Good Morning Britain.
During the performance, Ben closed host Piers Morgan after refusing to discuss the bullying allegations surrounding Meghan Markle.
Piers said, “I know you’re friends with William and Harry, you went to William’s wedding … that huge royal saga that plays out like a series from The Crown … what do you think?”
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Ben also replied, “To be honest, Piers, I don’t want to evade your question. I think you overestimate my friendship with the protagonists you are talking about.
“I’m in the middle of the wilderness here, I’ve tried to abstain and stay out of other people’s business.”
GMB viewers later praised the star for politely declining the question.
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