The pair where appearing on the show to talk about their long marriage together when Holmes made the comments about Geoff Bancroft, 87, and his 88-year-old wife June, from Moulton, Cheshire.
Listerning to his comments one person tweeted:
‘Eamonn called them a dying breed? Really Eamon. You suffer a real case of foot in mouth, don’t you? ‘.
While another said:
‘First he says to a 70 year married couple ‘usually one dies or passes on’ then calls them a ‘dying breed’,’
Twitter was kick to erupt with comments and opinions about what Eamonn had to say.