Davina McCall has reassured fans she’s doing just fine after posting a heartbreaking video about loneliness over Christmas.
The 50-year-old was in high spirits and full of laughter as she attended the World Darts Championship yesterday with pals including Good Morning Britain’s Ben Shephard.
Davina, who split from husband of 17 years, Matthew Robertson, in November, told fans she was having the “best time ever” as she watched on from the crowds at Alexandra Palace in London.
The mum of three shared a photo of her giggling with Ben in the audience, thanking the morning TV host for explaining the rules of the game to her.
Davina also joined two two pals wearing comedy wigs for a funny group photo, before taking a snap with darts player Rob Cross at the end of the night.
“We all had the best time,” she said.
Fans were quick to compliment Davina on her happy pictures and say it was good to see her having so much fun.
One wrote: “Really glad Davina you enjoy your self and have a amazing day take care of yourself (sic).”
Another said: “Nice to see you with a smile on your face chin up girl.”
A third added: “Great to see you smiling Davina!”
Davina’s spirited night out came after she left fans a tad concerned by issuing a heartfelt message about loneliness over Christmas.
She posted an Instagram video saying: “Hey everybody – I just wanted to say a very happy Christmas and I wanted to also say happy Christmas to anybody who’s feeling a bit lonely.
“I think it’s one of those days, isn’t it? Where, sometimes even if you’re in a huge group of people it’s quite possible to feel lonely or if you’ve lost someone you really care about, and this is your first Christmas without them, or if you couldn’t get home to your family.
“Anyway, I’m sending everybody a great big Christmassy hug.”
Fans were quick to rally around Davina, sending her warm wishes and thanking her for giving a voice to those who are lonely on Christmas Day.
One wrote: “You are a survivor and you are loved by soooooooo many. Don’t stop loving yourself… sending you a big hug (sic).”
Another said: “I understand feeling lonely even when ur surrounded by people. Such a thoughtful post. Big hugs.”
A third added: “Thinking of you Davina. Must be such a hard time for you yet you still think others. What an amazing lady you are.”