The Chase host Bradley Walsh fights back the tears over surprise 60th birthday celebrations

Publish Date
Thursday, 4 June 2020, 11:51AM

Happy 60th birthday Bradley Walsh!

While we usually see the much-loved host with tears of laughter in his eyes, today the birthday boy was overwhelmed with emotions as This Morning's Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield kick-started the celebrations.

Surprising Bradley ahead of a special one-hour show dedicated to him - which airs tonight in the UK - the TV star fought back tears as he revealed he was overwhelmed by everyone's kind words and couldn't believe he was turning 60.

Wearing party hats and setting off party poppers as they introduced Bradley, Phillip asked: "How are you doing?"

"I'm okay Phil, not bad actually mate, this has all come as a bit of a surprise I've got to say," Bradley admitted.

"What? Your birthday? You've had 60 years to get ready for it Brad," Holly joked.

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To which Bradley replied, fighting back the tears: "I know, the way it's sort of come about, it was only yesterday it seemed like I had my 50th birthday.

"Then all of a sudden, this thing's happening on the telly, I feel humbled and a bit emotional actually."

When asked how he'll be celebrating the milestone, the former Coronation Street star revealed he had a quiet night planned due to the pandemic.

"Well Donna's going to do a little tea cause we're in lockdown you know that's just the way it is," Bradley said.

"I don't mind that it will be me, Donna and Barney," he added.

Sounds like the perfect way to celebrate if you ask us!

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