Steph McGovern, 37, was inundated with messages from her BBC Breakfast colleagues on her final day on the job earlier this month as she ready to embark on her new journey into motherhood. The pregnant presenter even obtained a candy video message from a number of of her co-stars, together with Louise Minchin, 50, Naga Munchetty, 44, and Ben Thompson. Noticeably absent from the clip, nonetheless, was Dan Walker, 42, who frequently seems on the morning programme with her. This didn’t go unnoticed by BBC Breakfast followers as they too bought in contact to want Steph properly.
“No Dan Walker message, hope he was missed accidentally,” one tweeted, including: “Good luck Steph.”
Steph quickly defined that Dan had, in truth, contacted her to ship his love amid her departure.
“He has sent a separate one…” she replied, in view of her 369,000 Twitter followers.
“He likes his own space,” she joked.
Meanwhile, within the video, BBC Breakfast’s Louise instructed the mother-to-be: “Steph, my darling, masses and a great deal of luck.
“It might be completely the most effective factor you’ve ever accomplished in your entire life and probably the most sensible factor, from our perspective, is that I do know that you’ll turn into a loyal BBC Breakfast viewers as a result of, at 6am, it’s simply us to speak to,” she quipped.
Naga additionally mentioned she’d miss Steph, including: “I know you’re going to love every minute and be a brilliant mum.”
Reporter Ben, who frequently hosts segments on location across the UK, mentioned: “I can’t imagine that you simply’re off leaving me to all these high-vis, onerous hats, white coats, the wellies…
“I understand how a lot you’re keen on them and the way a lot you’ll miss them however I’m going to ship some dinky baby-sized ones as an alternative,” he instructed her.
Steph unveiled her being pregnant again in July, confirming she and her long-term associate predict their first little one collectively.
As she prefers to maintain her private life out of the general public eye, the id of her girlfriend just isn’t identified.
She is considered a TV govt.
When Steph introduced her being pregnant, joking she was “no longer with put belly [but] with child”, a supply revealed she can be persevering with to maintain her personal life out of the highlight.
“Steph and her girlfriend are absolutely thrilled,” an insider instructed The Sun.
“Everyone on the Beeb is delighted too – she is without doubt one of the hottest faces on and off the pink couch.
“But she gained’t be doing any journal shoots any time quickly – she values her privateness an excessive amount of,” they added.
BBC Breakfast airs day by day at 6am on BBC One.