Ruth Langsford cries in the shower over her sister's death.

Ruth Langsford

Ruth Langsford

The 60-year-old TV presenter sadly lost her sibling Julia, 62, in 2019 following her battle with depression, and while Ruth has shed many tears over her sister's passing, she tries to limit herself to a big sob in the shower.

She told Prima magazine: "You can't spend your whole life crying. I've done a lot of crying over my sister. It's not even a sense of saying, 'Pull yourself together and get back to work,' it's just that you have to get on with your life and you can't get on with it if you're crying all day.

"I've learned now that I can have those moments; sometimes, I have a good old cry in the shower and feel better for it. I think it's good to have a loud, snotty cry."

Ruth revealed her sister had passed in an emotional post on Twitter, writing: "My lovely Sis Julia has sadly died after a very long illness. My heart is completely broken.

"She was the kindest and most gentle soul and I will miss her forever.

"As I am sure you will appreciate, I need to take time to grieve with my family. Thank you for your understanding."

The 'This Morning' presenter - who has son Jack, 18, with her husband and co-host Eamonn Holmes - was left heartbroken by her sister's sudden death.

She added: "It still feels like yesterday that I lost my sister. When you lose somebody, it's just horrible. But when someone takes their own life, it leaves you with so many questions that can't be answered.

"It was tragic and difficult for all of us, but my sister wanted me to live a happy life. I'm lucky that I have a loving husband and a good family, and all I can do is live a happy life in her memory."


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