BBC Breakfast’s Carol Kirkwood announces engagement live on air

The BBC weather presenter took the news live from the Chelsea Flower Show on Monday morning

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Carol Kirkwood confirms engagement and shows off ring

BBC’s Carol Kirkwood has revealed she’s engaged to her longtime partner live on air.

The 59-year-old was congratulated by her BBC Breakfast colleagues, Sally Nugent and Jon Kay, as she covered the Chelsea Flower Show.

The BBC weather presenter, who has not publicly revealed the name of her new fiance, told viewers she was engaged on holiday.

Sally helped Carol break the news, saying, “I was a little worried about you this morning. I don’t know how you managed to get up with the giant rock to your left, Carol. ”

Carol looked down at her smiling hand before replying, “Oh, that one, thanks Sal. That’s great, I’m engaged. ”

BBC Breakfast’s Carol Kirkwood announces engagement live on air

She beamed as she gave viewers a glimpse of the ring.

Sally congratulated the bride, telling the weather presenter: “Congratulations from all of us, that’s the best news, we’re so excited, congratulations. Can we confirm to the whole country what happened? ”

Strictly former contestant Carol quipped: “Oh, thank you, that’s right, I think you just got Sal! Yes, I’m engaged, we got engaged while we were on vacation, so that’s lovely news and we’re both thrilled. Thanks!”

The Scottish presenter was a contestant on the BBC One series Serious Dance Day in 2015 and was partnered with Pasha Kovalev.

She has never publicly named her longtime partner, who has previously been described in reports as her “secret boyfriend”.

Carol beamed as she appeared on screen with her new ring

Last year, she published her debut romance novel, Under A Greek Moon, about a Hollywood actress caught in a scandal who returns to the Greek island where she falls in love with a housewife. mysterious tycoon.

Speaking while promoting the book, she told PA News of her partner: “He’s just a secret boyfriend because I’ve never talked about him.

“I have always felt that through my work I have put myself in the public eye and am very happy, but my partner and my family and friends have not, so I have great respect for the their privacy.

The BBC weather presenter, who has not publicly revealed the name of her new fiance, told viewers she was engaged on holiday

“I just don’t talk about them, other than saying that my partner is an amazing beauty, he’s funny, he makes me so happy.”

She added: ‘He wakes up at 3am to make me a cup of tea before he goes to work – if that’s not romantic, I don’t know.

Many people congratulated Kirkwood on the good news, among them BBC Breakfast sports presenter Mike Bushell, who tweeted: “Wow, great to wake up today. Huge congratulations to amazing friend and colleague @carolkirkwood – so excited for you on your engagement.”

Carol presents the weather on BBC



Former BBC Breakfast presenter Dan Walker tweeted: “Carol Kirkwood is the best of us. So glad she found someone who can deal with her annoying hugs. Congratulations Carol. If you get married live on #BBCBreakfast, can I come back and watch it once? ”

She was previously married for 25 years to businessman Jimmy Kirkwood before they divorced.

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