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The Talk's Carrie Ann Inaba speaks out after returning to the show

The Dancing with the Stars judge had been off work prior to the CBS show's hiatus

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Hanna Fillingham
US Managing Editor
Updated: 13 April 2021
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The Talk star Carrie Ann Inaba returned to the CBS daytime show on Monday for a memorable episode.

The programme had been put on hiatus for a month following an investigation into Sharon Osbourne's on-air debate with her co-stars.

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Carrie had been off work several days before the show's hiatus following severe body pains, but was happy to be back on set at the start of the week.

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The professional dancer posted a sweet message to her fans on Instagram, alongside a selfie. She wrote: "Hello again… it's been a while."

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While a lot of viewers were tweeting about how the show's return – with many praising CBS for not brushing the hiatus under the carpet, while others remarked that Sharon wasn't there to give her side of the story – many were simply pleased to see Carrie back.

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The Talk's Carrie Ann Inaba addressed he absence in a sweet message to her fans

Taking to Twitter, one fan wrote: "So great to see Carrie Ann is back," while another wrote: "Carrie Ann is back, yay!"

The TV personality is feeling refreshed following her recovery, having gone away with her boyfriend on a road trip last week ahead of her return to work.

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Carrie and her partner Fabien Viteri went for a much-needed vacation, and the star documented their travels on social media.

While the co-host didn't reveal where they went, she told her followers that it was somewhere "far away" and that the trip had been incredibly important to her.

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The TV star had been absent from The Talk due to illness 

At the beginning of March, Carrie took time off work after suffering from severe pain.

She updated her fans on social media at the beginning of April, admitting it had been a "rough few weeks" but that she was now in a place where she was able to "function."

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"All I want and desire is healing," the morning TV host admitted.

Sharing her gratitude for her doctors, she also sent "so much love" to her partner for "being so patient with me."

During the worst week of her illness, Carrie experienced numb arms and "sharp shooting pains," alongside the "regular pain" she battles.

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Carrie is now feeling refreshed following a road trip with her boyfriend

She revealed that her "spinal stenosis was acting up because of inflammation," and that she was also in the middle of a "fibromyalgia flare."

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The presenter has several autoimmune conditions and also has to deal with old dance injuries.

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