Eamonn Holmes apologises after calling Jonathan Wilkes "retarded" on This Morning

Eamonn Holmes apologises after calling This Morning guest Jonathan Wilkes “retarded”

3:02 PM on 8th October 2011

Bad choice of words: Eamonn Holmes caused controversy when he called a guest presenter

Bad choice of words: Eamonn Holmes caused controversy when he called a guest presenter “retarded” on This Morning yesterday

Mockery: Holmes teased Jonathan Wilkes (far left) during a review of the papers with Lizzie Cundy and his wife Ruth Langsford

Mockery: Holmes teased Jonathan Wilkes (far left) during a review of the papers with Lizzie Cundy and his wife Ruth Langsford

Apology: Holmes later said sorry to viewers after some phoned in to complain

Apology: Holmes later said sorry to viewers after some phoned in to complain