'New lil' chop!' Holly Willoughby debuts her short haircut

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Holly Willoughby showed off her newly-chopped hair as she begins hosting duties for new dating show Meet The Parents.

The 35-year-old debuted the short, wavy hairdo during a recording for the ITV programme.

The This Morning presenter also shared a snap on Instagram, writing: "New show... new lil' chop! @itvmeettheparents thanks everyone who came down to watch tonight!"

The show sees singletons trying to find The One by going on dates with their potential partner's parents.

Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield
Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield (Ian West/PA)

Holly has previously admitted she is looking forward to seeing parents embarrassing their children.

She said: "We all know how embarrassing parents can be and nobody knows you better than they do.

"I can't wait to hear what humiliating secrets they'll be revealing and see who will regret leaving their love life in the hands of their parents."