The pair presented This Morning together from 1988 until 2001 and then went on to host their own show, Richard & Judy, until 2009.
“No not really,” he replied. “She tried this show for a while didn’t she?”
He went on: “I always say this about Judy, in my mind, she was probably the best female TV presenter of her generation – amazing.
"But she never really enjoyed it that much.
"She enjoyed the job, the process, but all the rubbish that comes along with it, being in the papers… She never enjoyed that.”
"She doesn’t miss it at all," he went on.
Madeley also opened up about the fact his daughter Chloe Madeley is expecting a baby girl with her husband James Haskell.
He said: "She was due on the 5th August and they’ve moved it to the 7th August now.
"She's in France at the moment, she's coming up to 34 weeks."
The star, who also has a son with Finnigan, said he was very excited that Chloe was having a girl.
"We’ve got two granddaughters and we’ve got a grandson, but something about our daughter having a little girl, it shouldn’t make any difference but it sort of does," he said.
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