Gemma Atkinson, 35, took to Instagram to share an emotional post about she is feeling during the coronavirus outbreak. The television and radio personality shared a throwback snap of herself enjoying the sun on a beach alongside a lengthy caption about the impact of the pandemic.
Gemma explained in view of her 1.4 million followers that she feels “sad” about the virus and is “heartbroken” for families who have lost loved ones.
The former Strictly Come Dancing contestant, who welcomed her first baby, Mia, with her boyfriend Gorka Marquez last year, also revealed how “grateful” she is to “be on lockdown with her family”.
Gemma began her heartfelt statement by saying: “My Sunday thoughts... I feel sad that this virus is around, and I’m constantly thinking about & checking in with family & friends and hoping they are all ok.
“I’m heartbroken for those families who have lost people to this s**tty virus. I can’t imagine their hurt & frustration.
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Gemma Atkinson speaks out on ‘sad’ situation (Image: ITV•WENN)
Gemma Atkinson shared her thoughts on the coronavirus pandemic (Image: GETTY)
“I’m sorry for all those people who have lost work & incomes & are now thinking about what’s next.
“Please don’t give up! I’m grateful I have a garden now more than ever.
“Sitting in it daily listening to the birds as opposed to just hanging the washing out has made me realise, it’s actually lovely,” she added.
The actress went on to say that in spite of the cancellation of her professional dancer beau’s tours, that she sees the “positive” side, that he can now spend more time with their daughter.
Gemma Atkinson is self-isolating with Gorka Marquez and their baby Mia (Image: PH)
Gemma Atkinson shared her hopes for the future (Image: WENN)
She continued: “I’m grateful to be on lockdown with my family. Ollie & Norman have never wagged their