Widower, 83, looking for love is not happy with being mistaken for Eamonn Holmes

An 83-year-old widower had confessed he is often mistaken for Eamonn Holmes.

Dave Vallance was back on This Morning today to continue his quest to find love.

But their actually appeared to be a budding romance between the pensioner and the This Morning presenter.

The widower revealed that he is often mistaken for Eamonn – but he didn’t seem to see the resemblance himself.

Dave admitted: "People say we look very much alike. We could be mistaken for each other."

Widower, 83, looking for love is not happy with being mistaken for Eamonn Holmes

Dave said he is often mistaken for Eamonn
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After sitting next to Dave, lothario Eamonn said: "I tell you what if that is the case then you’re going to be inundated with offers."

Dave replied: "Well that would be lovely wouldn’t it. I look forward to that."

Ruth admitted she could see the likeness around the eyes,

Not seeing it himself, Dave added: "It’s amazing people have said that."

Widower, 83, looking for love is not happy with being mistaken for Eamonn Holmes

Eamonn said he would be flooded with offers
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Dave confessed he had struggled to find love since his last appearance on the show because the women lived too far away from his home near Plymouth.

But he had found friendship with a "very nice chap" called Michael.

Dave said: "I would like a lady really. It’s only a couple of days a week I see Michael. The others days I’m free and at nights I’m alone."

Widower, 83, looking for love is not happy with being mistaken for Eamonn Holmes

Dave wants to find love
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Dave revealed he wanted a woman who likes dogs, doesn’t smoke and will go on holidays with him.

Eamonn said: "I look at you Dave, I think that’s a vision of my future for me. Me and my dog Maggie sitting there.

"Because we look alike you and me. The good thing looking like us is there’s no wrinkles on a balloon.

"You look a lot younger than your years."

Widower, 83, looking for love is not happy with being mistaken for Eamonn Holmes

Eamonn compared both their faces to a balloon
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This Morning viewers were shocked by some of Eamonn’s remarks.

Taking to Twitter , one viewer said: "Omg I can’t believe Eamonn Holmes just told an 83-year-old man he looked younger as there’s ‘no wrinkles on a balloon"

Another added: "Eamonn is being very rude to this bloke in a very nice way"

*This Morning airs weekdays on ITV at 10.30am

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