Jack Whitehall astounds viewers with jibe at Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield.

COMEDIAN Jack Whitehall couldn’t resist a joke about Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby – nevertheless it left his viewers gasping.

The star was showing on BBC One’s The Chris & Rosie Ramsey Present together with his dad Michael.

Jack Whitehall seemed shocked on the response to his jokeCredit score: BBC

He aimed a quip at This Morning's Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby

He aimed a quip at This Morning’s Phillip Schofield and Holly WilloughbyCredit score: Rex

Rosie Ramsey looked visibly shocked by the comedian's joke

Rosie Ramsey seemed visibly shocked by the comic’s jokeCredit score: BBC

Jack, who not too long ago returned from America to embark on a US tour, was answering questions from the husband-and-wife hosts.

Rosie informed him: “You two come throughout such as you’ve received a beautiful relationship.”

The comic replied: “Behind closed doorways we’re like Holly and Phil. We don’t communicate to one another.”

The viewers reacted in shock, with host Rosie, 36, holding a fist to her mouth on the comment.

Jack, 34, turned to the viewers asking: “What? Come on.”

It comes after The Solar revealed final week that off-camera Holly and co-host Phillip are barely talking.

The well-known pair have introduced the present for 14 years however in latest months their partnership has turn out to be strained.

Sources say points have been quietly rumbling for a while and Holly has distanced herself from Phil off digicam.

A supply informed The Solar: “Once they first began working collectively in 2009, Phil was the larger star and he led the way in which.

“Now the tables have turned. Holly is the larger star within the duo and that have to be tough for Phil to have to simply accept.”

The pair’s energy battle got here to a head final yr once they had been vilified after being seen skipping the queue to see the Queen mendacity in state.

Jack was appearing on the BBC show with his dad Michael Whitehall

Jack was showing on the BBC present together with his dad Michael WhitehallCredit score: BBC

Holly and Phil have continued to host amid heavy speculation about their futures

Holly and Phil have continued to host amid heavy hypothesis about their futuresCredit score: Rex