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Jackie O Henderson’s ‘burn out’ that led her to take time away from the Kyle & Jackie O show

She's been vacant from the Kylie & Jackie O show for quite some time now.
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Ahead of Kyle and Jackie O returning to the radio airwaves on January 16, Jackie O has appeared on Sunrise, where she opened up about her time off from the show due to poor health, and giving an update on how she’s doing now in the lead-up to her big return next week.

Jackie O sat down for an exclusive interview on Seven’s Sunrise.

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After listeners were shocked when Jackie announced she was leaving the show last yeah, Jackie opened up about why she took time off, saying that she was ‘burnt out’.

“It was burn out, I was getting sick a lot and I got thrown around by Covid”

She went on to say how amazing and supportive that her co-host Kyle had been in recent times and said, “we really respect each other at the end of the day”.

Jackie O has praised co-host Kyle Sandilands for being supportive during her health struggles.

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Jackie’s also talked about her weight loss journey and how Weightwatchers helped her reach her weight loss goal, she mentioned that weight loss isn’t about the number on the scales.

“I don’t want anyone obsessing about weight and I don’t want anyone obsessing about junk food and as a parent you are always mindful about the things you say in front of your kids so for me that’s really important that it’s not about calories,” Jackie O said.

Jackie O is a Weightwatchers ambassador.

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Kyle Sandilands and Jackie ‘O’ Henderson have worked together in radio for almost 20 years.

But on November 14, Jackie announced on air she was leaving The Kyle and Jackie O Show for ‘health reasons’.

Jackie told listeners at the time that ever since she contracted COVID-19 a few months ago, she’d been suffering with poor health and hadn’t completely recovered from the virus.

WATCH: Kyle asks Jackie O to be his child’s godmother

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Jackie’s WW day on a plate

Breakfast: “I’ve never been a typical breakfast person, so I like to have something that I could have for lunch or dinner, such as chicken and vegetable soup.”

Lunch: “It’ll either be a turkey burger or Cruskits with ham, cottage cheese and tomato.”

Snack: “I always have nuts or a yogurt on-hand.”

Dinner: “Fish and vegetables or poached chicken.”

This article originally appeared on our sister site, New Idea.

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