Zoe Ball pulls out of Comic Relief for health reasons - details

The presenter took to social media to share the sad news with fans

Presenter Zoe Ball has shared the disappointing news she is unable to present Comic Relief this Friday evening after testing positive for Covid.

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The Radio 2 star posted a picture of her fun Red Nose Day nails on Twitter and Instagram, captioned: "pook! fell at last hurdle and have had positive lat flows this am- noooooooo - gorgeous @AleshaOfficial is going to work the double shift tonight on @ComicRelief, I owe you lady love - good luck to A, Lenny, David, Paddy, AJ, Vernon, & the @comicrelief gang."

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Zoe reassured fans they're still in for a treat, commenting: "There are so many brilliant treats in store tonight. I'll be watching & supporting from bed (probably in full make-up, outfit, heels and all) might invite @joeldommett over #sickbay."

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Joel Dommett also had to pull out of presenting the charity show due to Covid, telling Instagram followers: "Super annoyed to report that I have the vid. This unfortunately means I have to pull out of hosting @comicrelief".

Vernon Kay stepped in to cover, Joel, with the comedian saying: "My incredible replacement is the better looking, more talented @vernonkay who is ace. I'll be watching from home donating loads of money like everyone else!"

Zoe Ball posted this photo of her positive test - and her cute Red Nose Day nails

Zoe's celebrity followers were quick to send support to the unwell star, sending messages of kindness, with Jessie Ware writing: "Argh rest up Zoe!" and Joel Dommett saying "Rest up.. you will feel fine in a couple of days!"

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The star's fans rushed to share their well wishes too, writing: "Oh No! Not Good! Rest up lovely and get well soon," and "Nooooooooo! Cruel! Feel better soon - enjoy being on the other side."


A post shared by Joel Dommett (@joeldommett)

Joel Dommett posted this lighthearted photo to share he had Covid

We're wishing Zoe a speedy recovery!

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