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Holly Willoughby appeals for help after daughter Belle is left heartbroken over losing her favourite teddy
Holly Willoughby has appealed to fans for help after her eight-year-old daughter Belle lost her “favourite” teddy bear.
The This Morning presenter said Belle is “so sad” after misplacing “Ted”, an old Arsenal teddy which she described as her “best friend”.
Taking to Instagram, mother-of-three Holly shared a snap of Belle clutching the cuddly toy as she asked her 6.4million followers for help to either find the teddy, or purchase a new one.
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The presenter wrote: “Help… we’ve had that nightmare moment where Belle has lost her favourite ‘Ted’…
“He is an old @arsenal teddy and had an Arsenal badge with a year on his foot… I wish I had a better photo!”
Holly added: “I’ve searched everywhere and also online for a replacement… can anyone help? Have you seen him, Have you got the same bear at home that you may not need anymore, can I buy a replacement somewhere?
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“poor Belle is so sad to loose her best friend … Thank you xxx”.
Fans of the star, and mothers alike, shared their heartbreak for Belle, saying their children have encountered similar situations where their kids have lost beloved toys.
“This is heartbreaking! I’ve had the same thing happen to my son before and it literally feels like you’ve lost a part of the family. Hope you find what you’re looking for xx”,” one fan wrote.
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A second added: “Aww bless her heart, I hope you find him or atleast a replacement for her.
While a third added: “Oh no my daughter had a comfort called tickle and if she lost that would be so upset had him for 8 years in may hope you find him.”
As another suggested: “Stupid question but do you have any idea where she might have lost him? Did he leave the house?
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“We had the same many years ago with our son’s favourite teddy. I retraced our steps and found him sitting in the window of the Superdrug in our town centre. I hope he’s found.”
Holly is a mother of three to daughter Belle and sons Chester and Harry with husband Daniel Baldwin, who she married in 2007.