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Lorraine's Carol Vorderman was initially surprised by Christine McGuinness's girls' journey

The mother-of-three went on holiday last month without her husband Paddy (Author: Gardener)

LorraineChristine McGuinness was interviewed by Carol Vorderman in today's Lorraine Carol Vorderman was stunned by Christine McGuinness' girl trip revelation about today's Lorraine. The former Countdown presenter hosted Tuesday's edition of the ITV chat show as Lorraine Kelly recovers from the coronavirus. She interviewed the former Miss Liverpool, who shared details of her recent holiday. Christine flew out last month to enjoy the summer heat at a familiar location with a group of friends including Chelcee Grimes. It was Christine's first holiday in three years and she said she had the "best time". READ MORE: ITV Emmerdale's Isabel Hodgins gets co-star support after heartbreaking loss However, the host was visibly stunned when Christine said she saw a waterfall for the first time on the trip. She added: "I haven't traveled far. It's been three years since I went abroad. Christine went on holiday without her husband Paddy McGuinness Marriage is "easy sailing". She said: "Marriages go through ups and downs anyway. It's not always going to be easy but we try to keep things as private as possible "We both just want to be there to support the kids and give them a great summer." Christine also revealed she's excited as the whole family prepares to go on vacation next week - and insisted Ensures the kids will always be her and Paddy's “focus.” Mom and Dad are fined after the year's student misses school

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Carol Vorderman looks gorgeous in a plunging floral dress on Lorraine

CAROL Vorderman looked gorgeous in a summery floral dress this morning as she continued to fill in for Lorraine Kelly on ITV. The TV star, 61, showcased her fashion credentials this week, ap... (Author: Gardener)

Carol VordermanCAROL Vorderman looked gorgeous in a summery floral dress this morning as she continued to fill in for Lorraine Kelly on ITV. The TV star, 61, flaunted her fashion credentials this week and stepped out in three stylish outfits yesterday. She began day two of her temporary gig with a chunky necklace that filled the space left by her plunging gown. Yesterday, Carol wowed fans with a form-fitting green leather skirt, which she paired with a bright yellow top. She then slipped into a floral maxi dress that she cinched at the waist to show off her enviable physique for an appearance on Loose Women. And for the final look of the day, Carol donned skintight leopard print leggings which she paired with a billowing white blouse. Carol gave her followers a glimpse of the three looks on her Instagram, all of which received loud thumbs-up praise from her legions of admirers. One gushed: "Looks so stunningly beautiful and you did well Carol." A second added: "Pure beauty looking so gorgeous this morning get well soon Lorraine." But the startling sighting was explained by Carol, who was drafted in to house Lorraine while her host recovers at home. Carol told Susanna and Ed Balls: "Lorraine caught the dreaded one, you know what, and I'm sitting here for a few days, which I'm very happy to do. Sharing pictures of her dogs on Instagram, Lorraine said: "The dreaded Covid has finally caught up with me.

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"I cried twice!" Carol Vorderman left in tears at Sue Barker's 'remarkable' Wimbledon exit

CAROL VORDERMAN has admitted she wiped away tears after watching Sue Barker's departure from the BBC's Wimbledon coverage after 30 years at the helm. (Author: Gardener)

Sue Barker'sWhile Novak Djokovic clinched another title in Sunday's Wimbledon final after beating Australia's Nick Kyrgios on Center Court, it was also a bittersweet occasion for BBC viewers, who watched presenter Sue Barker relax during her recently said goodbye as moderator. In her final moments as the news anchor, Sue broke down in tears after Clare Balding, Tim Henman and Billie Jean King surprised her with an emotional farewell. And it wasn't just Sue who had to reach for the tissues, as Carol Vorderman added in Lorraine on Tuesday that she, too, was overcome with emotion. Carol and entertainment correspondent Ross King discussed Tom Cruise's return in Top Gun as well as his appearance at the Wimbledon final when admissions took place. I wasn't in the royal box, I was in Sue Barker's seat. "As Carol giggled, Ross paid tribute to Sue after she left Wimbledon after three decades from the BBC. "May I say the same to Sue Barker?" Ross said. “Billie Jean King summed it up by saying she was the GOAT. Congratulations to you. "What an amazing end to 30 years there," Ross concluded, before Carol weighed in, "She was amazing." The Lorraine host added, "I saw the last Sue Barker play twice Ross." And I did cried both times,” Carol admitted. Sue's Wimbledon exit was announced earlier this year, but although it had been planned for a few months, their final goodbye still resulted in many tears. As she was about to check out on Sunday afternoon, Tim cut her off and said, "Sue, I hate to interrupt you and we had a very good recap of the men's final today..."But we have a little something for you," added the former British number one. "A brief look back at the past 30 years. Check this out.” “Don't you dare, Tim...” Sue said as a compilation of her highlights and tributes from peers and athletes was shown on screen. DON'T MISS: Novak Djokovic wants Australian ban 'lifted' on Nadal Nadal's uncle gives his verdict on why the 'messy' Kyrgios lost to Djokovic John McEnroe, Martina Navratilova, Des Lynam, Roger Federer, Michael Johnson and Rafael Nadal were just a few Names that paid tribute to Sue and her work over the past three decades. As the cameras returned in front of Center Court, Sue cried and Tim put a supportive arm around his friend and colleague. Clare Balding then took over, telling viewers: "And I think it's fair to say we broke them. Billie [Jean King] also joined us because Billie Jean, you always said if you can't see it, it can't be you."

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Carol Vorderman issues health update for Lorraine Kelly

The former Countdown presenter said she had her fingers crossed as she stepped in for the Scottish presenter (Author: Gardener)

Carol VordermanThe former Countdown presenter has taken charge of the popular chat show after the Scottish presenter tested positive for coronavirus. Hosting Tuesday's ITV news program, Susanna Reid was delighted as Carol provided a positive update on Lorraine's condition. Carol said: "She's feeling great, which is fantastic. Hopefully she'll be here later in the week but there's still all the testing and everything. Fingers crossed.” Lorraine thanked Carol for hosting the show in her absence. She said: "Well the Covid finally got hold of me and I tested positive over the weekend. Thanks to the vaccine it's not that bad and I hope to be able to go back to work soon. Big thanks to @carolvorders who will be hosting @lorraine until I get back." Fans flooded the comments to wish Lorraine a speedy recovery. Helen said: "Get well soon xxx" HBG added: "Get well soon Lorraine xx," Caroline added : "Awww poor Lorraine!! I hope you're fine and it's not too bad as the vaccinations are helping!! Thank goodness!!! Fiona wrote: "Hope you're on a light dose. Get well soon."

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"It's not easy" Carol Vorderman in rare admission about raising son Cameron King

CAROL VORDERMAN has been candid about raising her son Cameron King, who has "serious learning disabilities" and admits it's "not easy". (Author: Gardener)

Cameron KingWe use your registration to deliver content in a way you have consented to and to improve our understanding of you. We use your registration to deliver content in a way you have consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include advertising from us and third parties, as we understand it. This may include advertising from us and third parties, as we understand it. Carol Vorderman, who is representing Lorraine Kelly while she recovers from Covid-19, was joined by Christine McGuinness to talk about her new book about her life and dealing with her autism diagnosis. Carol Vorderman, who is representing Lorraine Kelly while she recovers from Covid-19, was joined by Christine McGuinness to talk about her new book about her life and dealing with her autism diagnosis. As Christine spoke about raising three children with autism, Carol spoke about her own experiences raising son Cameron. As Christine spoke about raising three children with autism, Carol spoke about her own experiences raising son Cameron. Regarding Christine's new book, Carol began, "It's out in paperback, I know that was a big step for you, a big step for anyone to write an autobiography, and you've disclosed it." Christine admitted: "Yeah, I just wanted to be as honest as possible. I'm still pinching myself that I have these opportunities, even being here today, I can't believe it." So when this book publisher came along and said, 'We'd be delighted when writing your autobiography. I just wanted to try and be as honest as possible." Carol said: "Yeah, and you had some really deep trauma, your father was a heroin addict, there was sexual abuse from another family member.

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Lorraine Kelly is out with COVID as Carol Vorderman hosts the show

The ITV chat show host has tested positive for COVID and will be absent this week. (Author: Gardener)

COVIDLorraine Kelly is ill after testing positive for COVID-19 and Carol Vorderman has been drafted in to host her show. The 62-year-old TV presenter revealed she had "finally" contracted coronavirus over two years into the pandemic and is isolating at home, while the former Countdown star stepped in to replace her at the last minute. Kelly revealed on social media: "The dreaded COVID has finally caught up with me. Read more: Lorraine Kelly is calling on Carol Vorderman to be the new host of Countdown. Thanks to the vaccine it's not that bad and I hope to be able to go back to work soon. A big thank you to @carolvorderswho will be hosting @lorraine until I get back.” The TV presenter revealed she is being looked after by her 27-year-old daughter Rosie. Vorderman, 61, told viewers: "Unfortunately Lorraine caught the dreaded you know what and I've been sitting here for a few days. She added that she would share hosting duties for the ITV morning show with Christine Lampard, who usually hosts Lorraine when Kelly is on holiday. Vorderman tweeted: "I'll be deputy to boss Lorraine @clbleakley and host @lorraine for a few days this week [sic]" Kelly, who attended the Wimbledon Tennis Championship just days before she tested positive for coronavirus, is enjoying the luxury the Center Court Royal Box and dazzles in a £15 Primark dress. Vorderman guest-starred on Lorraine last month, and during her performance Kelly urged her to return to Countdown to replace Anne Robinson. Prior to Rachel Riley, Vorderman was the resident mathematician on the long-running Channel 4 game show between 1982 and 2008. "With all the viewers, we never said the word 'viewers' - they were 'countdowners'.

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Carol Vorderman is stepping in to host Lorraine as the ITV presenter who is being forced to retire due to illness

CAROL VORDERMAN has been asked to fill in for ITV daytime presenter Lorraine Kelly after she tested positive for Covid-19. (Author: Gardener)

ITVWe use your registration to deliver content in a way you have consented to and to improve our understanding of you. We use your registration to deliver content in a way you have consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include advertising from us and third parties, as we understand it. This may include advertising from us and third parties, as we understand it. You can unsubscribe at any time. Lorraine Kelly revealed she had "finally" been crushed by Covid-19 as she took to her Twitter account to reveal who would be replacing her on her ITV show. Lorraine Kelly revealed she had "finally" been crushed by Covid-19 as she took to her Twitter account to reveal who would be replacing her on her ITV show. In the past, Good Morning Britain presenter Ranvir Singh and Loose Women presenter Christine Lampard have taken their place, but Carol Vorderman will step in to host the show. In the past, Good Morning Britain presenter Ranvir Singh and Loose Women presenter Christine Lampard have taken their place, but Carol Vorderman will step in to host the show. Lorraine tweeted: "Well the Covid finally got hold of me and I tested positive over the weekend. Thanks to the vaccine it's not that bad and I hope to be back at work very soon." A big thanks to @carolvorders who will be hosting @lorraine until I get back." Fans of the show flocked in support, with @hbg1966 commenting, "Get well soon Lorraine xx."

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Carol Vorderman, 61, has been open about dating multiple men

The Countdown star, 61, shared how she "feels free" not to be in a serious relationship in her 60s as it gives her time for her outdoor activities and camping trips. (Author: Gardener)

61Carol Vorderman spoke candidly about the reasons she is choosing to date multiple men rather than settling down with a partner during Monday's Loose Women. The Countdown star, 61, shared how she "feels free" not to be in a serious relationship in her 60s as it gives her time for her outdoor activities and camping trips. She explained to panelists Charlene White, Katie Piper, Brenda Edwards and Nadia Sawalha how often girlfriends their age admit they regret marriage. Honest: Carol Vorderman openly discussed the reasons why she chooses to date multiple men rather than settle down with a partner during Monday's Loose Women. When asked about her approach to having "special friends" in her life, rather than a boyfriend or husband, she replied, 'When you grow up as a young girl, you're told you should have a partner, and that fits many people. "But we all have wives and girlfriends who are getting older and are like, 'I wouldn't mind if [my partner and I] lived in separate houses.' During the candid conversation, Carol also spoke about where her confidence comes from, saying growing up in poverty and seeing her mother in bad relationships gave her an instinct to "survive."Busy lady: The Countdown star, 61, shared how she "feels free" not to be in a serious relationship in her 60s as it gives her time for her outdoor activities and camping trips.She said: "My background was extreme poverty in the 60's and living with a single parent Parenting at that time was tough."My mom remarried my wonderful stepdad and she kept leaving him, so one night we were there in a nice house, then we were at the circus, it was an anxious way of living. When." She says: When asked about her approach to having "special friends" in her life, rather than a boyfriend or husband, she replied, "When you grow up as a young girl, you become told you should have a partner and that suits a lot of people' candidly: She explained to panelists Charlene White, Katie Piper, Brenda Edwards and Nadia Sawalha how often girlfriends her age admit they regret the marriage, by the way, but others have devalued her because she was a single parent. Carol has been single since she split from journalist Des Kelly in 2007. Carol has been married twice, first to Christopher Mather from 1985 to 1986 and then to second husband Patrick King from 1990 to 2000. Modern: She continued, "But that's what we all have wives and girlfriends getting older saying, 'I wouldn't mind if (my partner and I) lived in separate houses' (pictured with Loose Women panelists). I'm getting really sick again.' It came after Carol stepped in earlier on Monday to host Lorraine Kelly's daytime TV show after she tested positive for Covid over the weekend. The Scottish presenter, 62, announced in a tweet on Monday that "Covid has finally gotten me" as Carol took over presenting duties on the ITV breakfast show. Carol wished the regular host a "speedy recovery" after being introduced by Good Morning Britain's Susanna Reid and Ed Balls in what appeared to be last-minute substitutions. Love life: Carol has been single since she split from journalist Des Kelly in 2007 (pictured together in 2004). "Unfortunately, Lorraine caught the dreaded one, you know what, and I'm sitting here for a few days," she said. The presenter then quipped, "I didn't look like this at five o'clock this morning, that's for sure!" Looking good: She wore a pretty tiered white sundress for her appearance on Loose Women. The former Countdown presenter sported a glamorous makeup look as she told viewers what to expect from the show. She later shared a gallery of snaps on Instagram and wrote: "Such a little surprise this morning. Wonderful Lorraine is doing a little bad with the dreaded Covid so I'm keeping her seat warm on her show for a few days until she's better. "Had a blast this morning with John McEnroe, Mystic Marcus the psychic who predicted who our next Prime Minister will be, the wonderful journalist @shelaghfogarty on her new podcast FOLLOWERS and Sarah Vine sharing a thing or two about the same politics of our time knows . I love a little Karen Millen. Replacement: It came after Carol hosted the Lorraine Kelly daytime TV show earlier on Monday after testing positive for Covid over the weekend

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Carol Vorderman will replace Lorraine Kelly on her show

Lorraine Kelly was replaced by Carol Vorderman on Lorraine this week as the presenter confirms she has tested positive for coronavirus. (Author: Gardener)

Carol VordermanLorraine Kelly will be taking a brief break from presenting duties this week as the Lorraine presenter tested positive for coronavirus. Lorraine, who hosts the titular Lorraine show on ITV, confirmed the news with fans today (11 July), revealing that the regular breakfast program will be hosted by Carol Vorderman while she recovers. Lorraine confirmed on Twitter that the show will be temporarily switched: "Well Covid finally got to me and I tested positive over the weekend." Related: Loose Women star Carol McGiffin responds to rumors of a feud with Lorraine Kelly Huge, thanks to @carolvorders, which @lorraine will be hosting until I get back." Carol, the former countdown math expert, broke the news herself yesterday, telling followers on Twitter that she will be working as a "surrogate of surrogates" in the coming days Christine Lampard will be hosting @lorraine for a few days this [week]," she wrote. Of course, Breakfast TV is no stranger to welcoming guest presenters in a pinch - earlier this year Ranvir Singh of Britain's Good Morning live was replaced by Louisa James After suffering extreme hay fever symptoms, Ranvir's co-host Susanna Reid told viewers that Louisa "ei jump” would. Explaining her change of seat, Louisa said: “Ranvir is fine.

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Carol Vorderman distracts fans with an 'annoying' habit as she fills in for Lorraine

CAROL VORDERMAN left fans upset when she stepped in for Lorraine Kelly on Monday morning when ITV viewers accused her of the fake laugh. (Author: Gardener)

Carol VordermanLorraine Kelly announced on her Twitter account that she had tested positive for COVID-19 and Carol Vorderman would be stepping in to host her shows this week. Lorraine Kelly announced on her Twitter account that she had tested positive for COVID-19 and Carol Vorderman would be stepping in to host her shows this week. The former Countdown star kicked off the show by chatting with Dr. Amir Khan spoke about ways to protect yourself in the sun. The former Countdown star kicked off the show by chatting with Dr. Amir Khan spoke about ways to protect yourself in the sun. However, it left viewers distracted as they critiqued her laugh. dr Amir gave viewers some practical tips on how to keep cool in the summer, including taking a hot shower, drinking hot beverages and keeping an ice tray next to the fan to regulate the room. During the interview, Dr. Amir interrupted by a phone call from his mother which cut off the stream from his office. He exclaimed: "Oh my god Carol my mum always does this I'm so sorry! My mum always calls me when she sees me on TV.” “Always mum stop calling me! Go, Mama Khan!"

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