Fans of the ITV show couldn't help but notice the timing of an error that occurred during one segment...
The world has been set alight by chat of a new royal romance. Breaking the hearts of many young ladies across the globe (sob), Prince Harry has reportedly been taken off of the singles’ market, by none other than American actress Meghan Markle.
On ITV’s This Morning today, hosts Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield joined the discussion about the prince’s rumoured new girlfriend.
But, all of a sudden, the segment was cut short, with a slide promoting Loose Women taking over the screen instead.
What’s more, an ITV branded card then flashed up, showing the phrase ‘Data Centre Switch’.
Of course, it’s not the first time that a television show has been hit by technical problems. But this time around, viewers believed that there might be something a little fishy going on…
Taking to social media during the programme, fans poked fun at the timing, joking that the royal family may have had something to do with it. Errr.
A number of viewers tweeted: ‘#ThisMorning technical difficulties while talking about the royals ? Hmm suspicious …’ [sic].
Another wrote: ‘Haha! Clearly the Royals shut down @ITV #ThisMorning when talking about Harry and Meghan. #censorship’.
A different viewer added: ‘That’s the power of the Royals… Cutting @thismorning off while that journo is talking about Harry’s new babe! #thismorning’.
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Come on now, guys. We love a conspiracy theory as much as the next person, but sometimes technology can just go a little wrong for no reason.
A source close to the show told OK!: ‘This doesn’t seem like it’s anything to with the This Morning team.’
Holly and Phil didn’t appear to realise what had happened at the time, but following an ad break, they addressed it with the audience at home.
Phil explained, ‘For about four seconds you saw the Loose Women studio, we don’t know how that happened.’
Holly added: ‘Sorry about that!’