TV star Carol Vorderman, who appeared on Countdown from 1982 until 2008, was eager to show her support for Anne Robinson via Twitter after she announced that she would be stepping down from the role. MC
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Carol Vorderman has shown her support for Anne Robinson after the TV star announced she would be quitting Countdown.
News emerged Monday night that Anne, 77, will be leaving the much-loved Channel 4 show after just a year in the hot seat.
Robinson, who has recorded 265 episodes of the show, said of her decision to quit: “I had a blast hosting this amazing show. And I stayed longer than posted time. Now it’s time for an elderly woman to join the reins.
“I also hope that I’ve encouraged TV bosses to realize that not all women in their late 70s stay in care homes to bingo and watch sexy games,” she continued. customary.
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“In fact, the genius of Countdown is that it’s a great way to keep the brain active. I run 5,000 days most days of the week.
“And now I can do an anagram at twice the speed I could do this time last year.
“But I have grandchildren, a huge garden and a house in New York, all of which deserve my attention,” added Robinson.
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Vorderman, 61, was quick to comment on the news and retweeted an article and wrote along with it: “Awwwww ….. lovely Countdown Hope you’ll enjoy it immensely Anne,” followed by a couple of red heart emojis.
The mother-of-two was no stranger to the daytime quiz show as she appeared on it from 1982 to 2008.
Vorderman’s mother noticed a newspaper ad asking “a woman with good math skills” to appear as a quiz co-host and submit an application on her daughter’s behalf. 21 years old.
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Vorderman recorded her last Countdown show on November 13, 2008, which aired on December 12, 2008.
https://www.mirror.co.uk/tv/tv-news/carol-vorderman-shows-support-anne-26862671 Carol Vorderman backs Anne Robinson after she exits Countdown