Money Saving Expert Martin Lewis shockingly quits Good Morning Britain after 17 years

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Our favourite money saving expert Martin Lewis has quit his popular role on Good Morning Britain.

The 48 year old announced the sad news on the breakfast show on Thursday morning revealing his Tips of the Week segment would be coming to an immediate end.

Martin said that the reason behind his decision was down to tiredness and his other television commitments.

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Speaking to hosts Adil Ray and Charlotte Hawkins during his usual segment, Martin said: "My time is running out, this is actually my last ever Tips of the Week.

"Because of my new show coming on every week in September, I am not going to do them any more.”

There was some glimmer of hope for Martin’s fans as he also added that he will hopefully still make the odd appearance on GMB from time to time.

Martin continued: ”I hope to still pop on Good Morning Britain, it's been a wonderful 15-odd years on ITV daytime.

"I am going to have a bit of a break for the summer, so I just want to say thank you all for watching.

"I will see you in September, I'm not leaving properly, but this is my main, every week slot going, because I can't cope with doing it all at once."

He tweeted afterwards: "After 17ish yrs on ITV breakfast that was my last Deals of the Week. With @itvMLshow going live weekly every Thur eve from Sept, for min 6mths, I need focus on that (Ill do some Deals there too).

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"Thanks for watching these yrs & huge thanks to @GMB & it's gr8 team for everything".

Presenter Charlotte gushed: "Thank you Martin, because I know that you've made a big difference to lots of people who hang out for your tips.

"So thank you so much for that and enjoy your break in that case."

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