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Lorraine Kelly thanks viewers after crying over daughter Rosie in Singapore

She broke down in tears on Tuesday edition of Lorraine as she chatted to her daughter Rosie, 24, who has been left stranded in Singapore due to the COVID-19 lockdown.

And Lorraine Kelly, 60, thanked viewers for their messages of support and kind words following the show, admitting everyone is ‘missing people’ in these difficult times.

Speaking on Wednesday’s edition of the newly-extended Good Morning Britain, the TV personality put on a brave face as she thanked her loyal viewers.

Emotional: Lorraine Kelly, 60, thanked viewers for their messages of support and kind words on Wednesday, admitting everyone is ‘missing people’ in these difficult times

She said: ‘We’re all missing people we love, Singapore is a long long way away but that doesn’t matter, even if you live down the road you can’t see or hold each other.

‘We got SO many kind messages so thank you for that.’ 

The previous day, Lorraine spoke to her daughter Rosie Smith, who is currently in lockdown, about the coronavirus restrictions in place in Singapore.

Video call: The previous day, Lorraine had broken down in tears as she chatted to her daughter Rosie, 24, who has been left stranded in Singapore

Video call: The previous day, Lorraine had broken down in tears as she chatted to her daughter Rosie, 24, who has been left stranded in Singapore

At the end of the call, Lorraine was unable to hide her emotions as she wiped away tears while saying goodbye to her daughter.

Despite remaining stoic throughout the interview, Lorraine grew tearful towards the end as she said: ‘It’s so good to talk to you. 

‘It’s been lovely to see your wee face! I do miss you. Stay safe love.’ 

Close bond: Lorraine told her daughter, who lives in Singapore, to 'stay safe'

Close bond: Lorraine told her daughter, who lives in Singapore, to ‘stay safe’

Following the chat, Dr Hilary was at had to discuss the virus while Lorraine took a moment to compose herself following the emotional interview. 

Viewers were clearly touched by the relatable chat and took to Twitter to share their feelings with the TV personality following their exchange.

One viewer wrote: ‘@reallorraine sending u big hugs! Could see the emotion u felt seeing ur daughter! Thank you for being our [sunshine] x x x.’ 

Interview: The TV presenter, 60, was talking to her daughter Rosie Smith who is currently in lockdown in the country about the coronavirus restrictions in place

Interview: The TV presenter, 60, was talking to her daughter Rosie Smith who is currently in lockdown in the country about the coronavirus restrictions in place

While another said: ‘What a fantastic journalist you are. So so brave interviewing Rosie at this difficult time. I’m in tears here for you, what a lovely daughter you have x.’

A third reassured her: ‘Your daughter is a total credit to you. You’ll be back together very soon. x’

Another admitted: ‘Aww I cry every time I face time my grandchildren.’

One viewer commented on how Dr Hilary helpfully stepped in, and said: ‘How quickly @DrHilaryJones jumped in to fill whilst she composed herself.’ 

Reaction: Viewers were clearly touched by the relatable chat and took to Twitter to share their feelings with the TV personality following their exchange

Reaction: Viewers were clearly touched by the relatable chat and took to Twitter to share their feelings with the TV personality following their exchange

During their chat, Lorraine revealed that she was supposed to go and visit Rosie and her daughter was also supposed to come home, however this has been cancelled due to travel restrictions. 

Explaining what is happening in the country, Rosie revealed: ‘So today is the start of a lockdown here, we can stay at home and go out to get food shopping but everything else is closed. 

‘We can exercise. It’s weird! So with today being the lockdown it’s not really a shock because we’ve been dealing with it since January, it started with temperature checks and working from home.

Emotional During their chat, Lorraine revealed that she was supposed to go and visit Rosie and her daughter was also supposed to come home, however this has been cancelled due to travel restrictions

Emotional During their chat, Lorraine revealed that she was supposed to go and visit Rosie and her daughter was also supposed to come home, however this has been cancelled due to travel restrictions

‘We did the toilet roll craze earlier this year, it’s not been too weird for people. ‘

Rosie, who has been working in Singapore for four years, explained that Lorraine and her dad been keeping her up to date with what was happening in the UK.

She said: ‘You and dad sent videos of the toilet roll and we’d already had that. People here are generally very well behaved, the government here is strict, so if your’e caught out you get a $10,000 fine or six months in jail.’

Rosie explained that when her father came to visit three weeks ago they were still able to complete all the activities they had planned, including visiting Vietnam.

She added: ‘When dad was here we did everything we wanted to do, like go out for dinner and sit together. We went to Vietnam for the weekend and came back.

Explaining what is happening in the country, Rosie revealed: 'So today is the start of a lockdown here, we can stay at home and go out to get food shopping but everything else is closed'

Explaining what is happening in the country, Rosie revealed: ‘So today is the start of a lockdown here, we can stay at home and go out to get food shopping but everything else is closed’

‘There was just temperature screening as soon as you get off the plane.’

Explaining how they are receiving their news in Singapore, Rosie said: ‘So we’re getting WhatsApp messages, two a day, we had the lockdown message on Friday from the Prime Minister’

‘We get one with measures in place that day, and then we’ll get one with a run through of the day, like numbers of cases and deaths.’

‘We also have a tracing app so people can put in where they’ve been.’  

Offering her advice on how to get through this, she said: ‘The main thing is that if you’re not taking it seriously it’s going to continue being this way. the sooner people take it seriously the sooner it’ll go back to normal.’

She said: 'We can exercise. It's weird! So with today being the lockdown it's not really a shock because we've been dealing with it since January, it started with temperature checks and working from home'

She said: ‘We can exercise. It’s weird! So with today being the lockdown it’s not really a shock because we’ve been dealing with it since January, it started with temperature checks and working from home’

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