“I sometimes think, what must it be like for people who don’t have anybody in their life who gets diagnosed with cancer?” the broadcaster revealed to Mail Online earlier this year.
“If you have somebody else with you, particularly someone who loves you truly, madly, deeply, with whom you’ve been for more than 30 years, you can laugh and cry with them. They distract you in many ways. If you have nobody, that’s pretty tough.”
“I’m going to tear up now. I’m so sorry,” he said, before continuing.
“We go through it together. It has brought us even closer than before. We laugh a lot —– most of the time. And work is also a distraction.”