Zoe Ball talks about the two-year anniversary of her late partner Billy Yates' ...

She tragically lost her partner in 2017 after he took his own life following a long battle with depression.

And Zoe Ball spoke about her grief ahead of the devastating two-year anniversary of Billy Yates' death this weekend during her heartfelt BBC Radio 2 show on Friday.

The It Takes Two presenter, 48, admitted that the heartbreaking day makes her knees wobble' and 'heart hurt' as she encouraged her struggling listeners to reach out for help. 

Emotional: Zoe Ball spoke about her grief ahead of the devastating two-year anniversary of Billy Yates' death this weekend during her heartfelt BBC Radio 2 show on Friday

Emotional: Zoe Ball spoke about her grief ahead of the devastating two-year anniversary of Billy Yates' death this weekend during her heartfelt BBC Radio 2 show on Friday

During the emotive radio speech, she said: 'So tomorrow it's going to be two-years since our dear Billy Yates died.

'Anyone who has lost someone dear to them, be it a friend or a family member, will know that these anniversaries have a tendency to make your knees wobble and your heart hurt.

'With grief, it's often an every day feeling not just anniversaries. The longer the time without them, the more you miss their ways and their voice in your life. Even though of course they'll never leave your heart.

'These anniversaries are good as they give you an excuse to just spend some time with your thoughts about them. 

Tragic: The It Takes Two presenter, 48, admitted that the heartbreaking day makes her knees wobble' and 'heart hurt' as she encouraged her struggling listeners to reach out for help (pictured with Billy before his death)

Tragic: The It Takes Two presenter, 48, admitted that the heartbreaking day makes her knees wobble' and 'heart hurt' as she encouraged her struggling listeners to reach out for help (pictured with Billy before his death) 

'I wanted to send some dear love to his family today and all weekend, and all his brilliant friends - mates with Yates, who we love to pieces.

'I just wanted to reach out with thoughts and an extra dollop of love to anyone going through anything at the moment, whether it be mental health problems, perhaps a loved one is poorly or maybe you're just having a right old tricky time of it at the moment. 

'Life is very tough for many reasons, when you can, if you are suffering from mental health problems try and be brave, reach out for help from your friends and family.

'I

read more from dailymail.....

Get the latest news delivered to your inbox

Follow us on social media networks

NEXT Emmerdale star Lucy Pargeter reveals her children are more important