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Studio 10’s Denise Drysdale spends her 70th birthday in rehab

Studio 10’s Denise Drysdale spends her 70th birthday in rehab

Denise Drysdale has welcomed her 70th birthday by staying out of the public eye this week, as she took a break from her regular gig on the Studio 10 panel on Tuesday.

But she made sure to ring in as she spoke to her co-hosts via telephone where she revealed that she’s been admitted to rehab following her recent knee replacement.

“I’m going to rehab. It’s about time you all say,” she joked.

She continued to say: “It’s just for my knee, after my knee replacement.”

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The legendary TV personality went on to commend the staff at Robina Hospital where she is currently undergoing treatment.

But despite the circumstances, the popular presenter was still as chipper as ever, and said that she would be celebrating her birthday with her close friends and family, as they all plan to share a roast dinner.

“I’m 70 – I can’t believe it. I made it,” she said through laughter, as her co-hosts all wished her a happy birthday along with viewers of the show.

Denise has been with Channel Ten since 2010 and has plans to return to Studio 10 at the end of January next year.

The former Hey, Hey It’s Saturday star was made a permanent addition to the show in 2016 after making regular appearances as a fill-in presenter.

Her co-hosts include Sarah Harris, Joe Hildebrand, Denise Scott, Angela Bishop and Kerri-Anne Kennerley.

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