ESTHER McVey has blamed a Labour gang in breakfast TV for Lorraine Kelly’s feeling towards her.
The Tory care carefree was sensationally snubbed by a ITV presenter live on atmosphere this week, sparking an doubtful feud.
It left viewers wondering if a span fell out when they both worked together on GMTV, a foregoer to Good Morning Britain, 20 years ago.
But The Sun can exhibit that Miss McVey suspects it could be down to a series of Lorraine’s co-stars who have tighten links to a Labour Party.
A source tighten to a Tory MP said: “It was a misfortune mistake she ever done entrance out as a Tory.
“GMTV was like a gang of lefties.”
Fiona Phillips – whose maternity leave gave McVey a place on a lounge in 1999 – is a longtime Labour believer who was even offering a nobility and a pursuit as a health apportion by Prime Minister Gordon Brown.
Gloria De Piero, now a Labour MP, was for several years a domestic match for GMTV.
And former GMTV presenter Kate Garraway, who has filled in for Lorraine Kelly on her daytime show, is married to former Labour spin alloy Derek Draper.
On Monday, Lorraine, 59, seemed to impugn former co-worker McVey, 51, during a handover from Good Morning Britain hosts Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid.
A shave display Lorraine’s cold shoulder of McVey went viral after Reid asked if a ITV star remembered McVey.
Reid said: “Do we remember Esther McVey from her GMTV days?”
Lorraine replied: “Yep. Yes we do. Right, entrance adult after half past eight.”
GMTV was like a gang of lefties.
A source tighten to Esther McVey
The open bust-up resurfaced on Wednesday when LBC radio presenter Iain Dale grilled McVey about a daytime TV star, who she worked with during ITV in a 1990s.
Dale said: “What on earth did we do to Lorraine Kelly?”
McVey replied: “I don’t know! we had a unequivocally fun time during GMTV.”
She yesterday hinted Lorraine might be sceptical of her domestic career – suggesting their argument is down to a ITV presenter’s enviousness as she bids for Number 10.
But a Prime Minister carefree also thinks it could be due to her being promoted to work with Eamonn Holmes.
McVey said: “She used to be on a programme thereafter and apparently she used to be partnered with Eamonn Holmes and afterwards we was promoted to be partnering with Eamonn Holmes.”
“But she’s good and it was a good show, and we can’t trust it was 20 years ago, though never mind, it was unequivocally good during a time, unequivocally good fun.”
She said: “Well, who wouldn’t wish to quarrel over Eamonn Holmes?
“There is no battle. I’m baffled, given we had my possess uncover given 1992, and we don’t indeed consider she assimilated until 5 years later.”
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