‘Enough leather to cover the backseat of a Bentley’: Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen reveals he plans to wear his famous trousers on Changing Rooms revival but jokes ‘they’re bigger than they used to be’
Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen appeared on Monday’s This Morning to talk to hosts Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield about the revival of his cult interiors show Changing Rooms, and revealed he will be slipping back into his iconic leather trousers.
Laurence, 56, who is famed for his flamboyant dress sense, joked: ‘I will be wearing the leather trousers. They’re a lot bigger than they used to be for obvious reasons.’
He hilariously added: ‘Basically it’s enough leather to cover the backseat of a Bentley.’
The leather is back: Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen appeared on Monday’s This Morning and confirmed he will be bringing back his leather trousers for Changing Rooms’ revival
During the segment, a series of throwback photos of a much younger, clean shaven Laurence appeared on screen, prompting him to remark: ‘Tiny creature. Little tiny baby Laurence there.’
He also revealed that the show will return in September, exactly 25 years on from the series’ inaugural episode.
‘We will be on air on the 4th September 2021, which marks the 25th anniversary of the first show going out,’ Laurence said.
Elsewhere on Monday’s show, Phillip, 59, revealed he is not a fan of American actor Dax Shepard’s interviewing skills, branding him a ‘dreadful interviewer’.
He revealed: ‘I will be wearing the leather trousers. They’re a lot bigger than they used to be for obvious reasons (L in 2006, R on Monday)
Not a fan: Phillip Schofield, 59, revealed he is not a fan of US actor Dax Shepard’s interviewing skills, branding him a ‘dreadful interviewer’ on Monday’s This Morning
Speaking about Prince Harry’s recent appearance on 46-year-old Dax’s Armchair Expert podcast, Phillip suggested the Without A Paddle actor spoke over Harry, 36, too much.
‘I thought the podcast was dreadfully done. They’re shocking interviewers. Just shut up and let him speak. I didn’t think that was any good,’ Phillip said of Dax’s approach.
On Thursday, Harry appeared on Armchair Expert where he promoted his Apple TV+ mental health series with Oprah Winfrey, The Me You Can’t See, which premieres next Friday.
Honest: ‘Just shut up and let him speak,’ Phillip said of Dax’s approach when discussing the interview
Harry, who is expecting a daughter with his wife Meghan Markle this summer, suggested Charles had ‘suffered’ because of his upbringing by the Queen and Prince Philip, and the Prince of Wales had ‘treated me the way he was treated’, calling it ‘genetic pain’.
The Duke of Sussex did not hold back during the wide-ranging interview lasting 90 minutes.
The Duke called royal life ‘a mixture between The Truman Show and being in a zoo’ and said he quit last year to put his family and mental health ‘first’. He also put ‘wild partying’ in his youth down to ‘childhood trauma’, having previously admitted experimenting with cannabis and drinking to excess, and joked about the time he played naked billiards at a party in Las Vegas.
Speaking out: The Duke called royal life ‘a mixture between The Truman Show and being in a zoo’ and said he quit last year to put his family and mental health ‘first’ (stock image)