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Don't Rock the Boat star AJ Odudu reveals how show made her cry 

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Emmy GriffithsTV & Film Editor
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AJ Odudu has been doing an amazing job hosting ITV'S new reality show Don't Rock the Boat, and she recently revealed how the presenting role made her cry!

READ: Viewers are saying the same thing about ITV's Don't Rock the Boat

Chatting to HELLO!, the TV personality revealed that she cried when she first saw a billboard promoting the show, explaining: "The first time I saw the billboard I cried! I’m not ashamed to say that either.

WATCH: AJ Odudu chats about Don't Rock the Boat

"To see me up there, along with such huge ITV stars, all of whom I look up to and have watched on my TV screen for years was such a special moment. It will never get old for me, I’ve worked so hard to get here and I’m enjoying everything about it." 

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Have you been enjoying the show so far?

AJ, who has previously hosted Big Brother's Bit on the Side, also shared a snap of her niece and nephew looking at the poster on Twitter, and explained: "My sister-in-law sent it to me and it had to go straight on my Instagram wall, how cute do they look?! 

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AJ's niece and nephew were seriously impressed!

"In all seriousness, it’s such a proud moment for my family and I – they’ve supported my TV career since day one and have been my biggest champions. To see the young generation of the family see their Aunty on a big TV show is a huge moment for me." 

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At the time, she wrote: "OMG my sister-in-law treated (/tortured) my niece & nephew with a trip to their local billboard! So fun that I get to hang out with the fam like this. How frikkin' CUTE!" 

AJ also recently took part in a photo series called, I Can I Am & I Will, founded by Louis Bryne. She explained: "Louis is someone who really champions growth and elevates those around him by telling their stories. I feel at ease around him as you can see in this pic and I hope that other people, especially women, can feel exactly the same." 

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A snap from the I Can I Am & I Will series

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