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I'm a Celebrity's Adele Roberts returns to BBC Radio 1 after bowel cancer surgery

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Photo credit: David M. Benett - Getty Images
Photo credit: David M. Benett - Getty Images

I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! 2019 participant Adele Roberts is back at work following bowel cancer surgery.

Over on Twitter today (November 27), the BBC Radio 1 presenter posted a smiling selfie from the studio, which was captioned: "And we're off! I've missed you so much. Please come & join us Saturday crew [heart emoji].

"*ps. It's definitely a 'sit down' show today [crying-laugh emoji] xx," Adele added.

Photo credit: David M. Benett - Getty Images
Photo credit: David M. Benett - Getty Images

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Adele's fanbase overwhelmed her with love and support in the comment section, as one replied: "Soooooo good to see you back Adele, but please please please take it easy. Kate and your fans want you to be around for a long time yet."

"Adele I've missed you sooooooo much couldn't believe it when I heard your voice when I got in my van,awesome show ur amazing sooooo good to have u bk," and "Just had the work radio randomly on R1 and heard you talking honestly about your cancer. Much much love to you xx," read two more shoutouts.

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The 42-year-old announced her cancer diagnosis just last month, telling her Instagram followers: "Ok, there's no easy way to do this and it feels weird, especially posting on social media (I'm going full Black Mirror) but I'm hoping it'll reach anyone who might benefit from seeing it or reading it.

"For a while now I've been struggling with my digestion. Thanks to a conversation I had with my Dad a few years back I went to my GP for a check up. I'll be honest, I was embarrassed but I also knew that it could be something serious.

"So I went just in case. I didn't think anything of it at first and just assumed it might be food sensitivity. After a few phone calls I was sent for some examinations and checks. I was then diagnosed with bowel cancer."

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