Ed Balls looks concerned, Susanna Reid purses her lips on GMB today

Susanna Reid signs off GMB as Ed Balls pleads ‘can’t you just stay?’

She's off now for the summer

Susanna Reid said farewell to GMB viewers and colleagues on the ITV breakfast series today (Wednesday July 10).

The regular co-host wrapped up this morning’s episode by revealing she won’t be on the box for a while.

As Susanna shared her goodbyes, fellow presenter Ed Balls pleaded with her not to leave.

But she reassured him the show’s stars would do a great job in her absence – and teased a return before she’d even stepped off the Good Morning Britain set!

Ed Balls listens, Susanna Reid raises her palms on GMB today
Susanna Reid is off! (Credit: ITV)

School’s out for summer for GMB host Susanna Reid

Susanna announced at the conclusion of the show she will be off on her holidays for several weeks.

She said: “It is now time for me to go on a break, which means saying ‘goodbye’ to you at home.”

Susanna then indicated she might be drawn back into work – although she didn’t specify it would be on screen for GMB, or why that could happen.

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‘See you in September’

Susanna went on: “You never know, I might pop up in the meantime. But otherwise I will see you in September.”

You never know, I might pop up in the meantime.

At this point, Ed implored her: “Do you have to? Can’t you just stay a bit?”

But Susanna wasn’t about to give up on her holiday because the former MP suggested she do so.

Ed Balls speaks, Susanna Reid listens
Ed Balls seemed sad to wave off Susanna for the summer (Credit: ITV)

“You will be in the capable hands of the rest of the Good Morning Britain team,” she insisted.

Susanna then signed off with: “I’ll see you in September, thanks for your company.”

And she also bellowed her encouragement ahead of tonight’s Euro 2024 semi-final: “Come on, England!”

See you in a couple of months, Susanna!


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Robert Leigh
Freelance writer