Anne Hegerty reveals truth about ‘retirement’ rumours – and she’s leaving the country

Anne Hegerty has revealed the truth about those ‘retirement’ rumours.

The Chase star was hit by reports she was going to quit her ‘overwhelming’ TV jcommitments.

Speaking on today’s Loose Women, Anne explained that she was leaving the country.

However, there is no need to fear for fans of The Governess, as she has no plans to stop working on The Chase.

She has also filmed a new series of Britain’s Brightest Family for ITV.

Anne Hegerty reveals truth about 'retirement' rumours - and she's leaving the country

Anne Hegerty spoke about the ‘retirement’ rumours
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Anne Hegerty reveals truth about 'retirement' rumours - and she's leaving the country

The Governess will remain on our screens
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She said: "It’s been a whirlwind. It’s been tiring and one does think is the phone going to stop ringing. Every time I look in my email there are more emails.

"A sometimes you think ‘no’. But what I really mean is give me a chance to get my head round it.

"Britain’s Brightest Family is going to be brilliant. I’m looking forward to recording more of The Chase.

"I’m going back to Australia in a few weeks."

Anne Hegerty reveals truth about 'retirement' rumours - and she's leaving the country

Anne has a lot of TV appearances coming up
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Anne will be leaving the UK soon and returning back to Australia – but not to the jungle this time.

The I’m A Celebrity star has been thrown straight in at the deep end after leaving the show.

She said: "It has been a whirlwind. It feels like nothing has stopped. I came back, went home, and pretty much went straight into panto.

"Then got back about three weeks ago and since then been up and down Manchester and London."

Anne Hegerty reveals truth about 'retirement' rumours - and she's leaving the country

Anne was having fun
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The Chase star will also be fronting the second series of Britain’s Brightest Family.

Anne added: "We’ve made some adjustments and I think it’s even better.

"Who doesn’t want their own show. Yes it was brilliant. We’re very lucky in having a great slot between the two Corries. It’s kind of a responsibility to make sure we don’t lose too many viewers."

*Loose Women airs weekdays on ITV at 12.30pm

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