RUTH Langsford has come up with a creative way to wish her mum a happy mother’s day even though coronavirus is keeping them apart physically.
Ruth went up to her mum’s front window and gave her a kiss through the window pane.
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The cute exchange was necessary because the elderly have been advised to self-isolate for 12 weeks.
Ruth, 60, shared the adorable moment with her almost 800,000 Instagram followers.
The clearly emotional Ruth says “Gis’ a kiss… happy Mother’s Day,” the observing, “It is odd, isn’t it?”
She then tells her mum who has a smile on her face: “We miss you.”
“Locked down but not forgotten! Happy Mother’s Day Mum….love her!” Ruth wrote on Instagram.
The Loose Women panellist then shared a video of her mother dancing in the kitchen on a different occasion.
“This is what my Mum would normally be doing in my kitchen on Sunday! Makes me smile SO much…thought I’d share one of her greatest hits!”
Ruth who co-hosts This Morning on Fridays with her husband Eamonn Holmes had earlier written:
“Wish we could be out in the sun together today but sadly not to be this year….
“Happy Mother’s Day to all you wonderful Mums out there, but especially to mine….the best in the world.”
Ruth’s heartwarming video sent her friends and fans into overdrive as they quickly reached out to wish her love.
TV presenter Kate Thornton wrote: “That made me cry! Happy Mother’s Day to you both x”
While Great British Bakeoff winner Rahul Mandal wrote: “This is so touching! Happy mother’s day to both of you!”
CORONAVIRUS CRISIS – BE IN THE KNOW
The coronavirus pandemic has already had an impact on Ruth’s life after she was forced to cancel her 60th birthday bash.
Eamonn had planned to take her to Italy to celebrate, but cancelled after the country closed its border to prevent the further spread of the virus.
Elderly people are at highest risk of fatality if they contract the coronavirus, with the government instructing them to stay home for months.
PM Boris Johnson has called for drastic measures to contain the outbreak in the UK.
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He has ordered bars, restaurants, pubs, cinemas, schools and gyms to close.
The PM has also encouraged everyone to stay at home and practice social distancing to not transmit or contract the virus from others.
Britiain has a fast growing number of new coronavirus cases, with London at the epicentre of the crisis.
London has 1,965 out of the UK’s 5,683 cases and 281 people have so far lost their lives to the virus.
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