This Morning ‘s Phillip Schofield detailed the shocking treatment gay people continue to face. Presenting Thursday’s instalment (June 30) with co-host Holly Willoughby, Phil, 60, welcomed Gok Wan to the ITV studio as they celebrate 50 years of Pride.The 47-year-old fashion consultant spoke passionately about the subject that’s close to his heart and revealed a mutual friend of his and Phil’s was recently spat on simply because he’s gay.Phil chimed in and referred back to a conversation he had earlier in which he confirmed his friend was fired from his job after he came out as gay.”I had a phone call with someone I know and their friend has just decided to come out, later in life, and has been fired,” Phil explained.He added: “But it happened openly in an email – ‘You can’t work for me because you’re gay’.””That fully blows my mind,” a shocked Gok responded.He added: “This is why, it isn’t just a party on Saturday, it’s about standing for equality.

We’ve got a long long way to go.”The How to Look Good Naked host confirmed he will be attending London Pride on Saturday (July 2) alongside Phil, who came out as gay in February 2020. “I’m so proud when it comes to pride month.