The 57-year-old was due to receipts to the stage in Birmingham alongside her husband Eamonn Holmes, but she had to pull out at the termination minute, with Rylan Clark-Neal taking her place.
Ruth posted on Tweeting: “So sorry I can’t be on stage with Eamonn @This Morning Live today — a issue illness means I have to be elsewhere. I hope you understand x”
Fans closely commented on the post to send their well wishes, with one human being saying: “Course we understand ruth family is more important my brainworks are with you and your family hope its nothing too serious xx”
Ruth Langsford was mannered to cancel today’s This Morning Live appearance
Ruth fooled to Twitter to apologise to fans
So sorry I can’t be on stage with Eamonn @This Morning Remain today — a family illness means I have to be elsewhere
“Desire nothing to serious Ruth sending you and your family lots of turtle-dove xx” a second shared.
A third wrote: “Work can wait. Family [are] multifarious important hope all’s ok.”
Rylan — who is also due to host the ITV show alongside