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Vanessa Feltz quits BBC Radio 2 and BBC Radio London after almost 20 years
Vanessa Feltz has announced that she is leaving both her BBC Radio 2 Early Breakfast Show and her BBC Radio London Breakfast Show after almost 20 years.The 60-year-old announced her decision on her Radio 2 show on Thursday (July 28), revealing she will be leaving in August.The This Morning regular told listeners: “I have loved every moment with my Radio 2 ‘Early Birds’ and will miss my Lovely Listeners, Jolly Good Fellows and beloved friends and colleagues at Radio 2 with all my heart. However, after almost 12 blissful years, I now need to step down to catch up on a much needed decade’s deficit of beauty sleep!READ MORE: Holly Willoughby and Phillip stunned by Vanessa Feltz's awkward male contraception quip“It’s been an honour and privilege to be the Breakfast voice of BBC Radio London for 20 years and although I’m leaving the show, I’ll continue to expect hugs from my lovely listeners when I see them on the streets of London!“I will enjoy a dollop of energy-boosting shut-eye to swing from zip-lines with my three effervescent grandchildren and frolic with my fiancé Ben, who irritatingly remains 10 years younger than me!"Head of Radio 2, Helen Thomas, said: "For almost 12 years, Vanessa has made her live weekday Early Breakfast Show her very own kingdom, and I’d like to thank her wholeheartedly for the thousands of middle-of-the-night starts she’s made to entertain the Radio 2 listeners.