He challenged her to read out a letter without crying, that he had written in the voice of their two young sons Noah and Eli.
“If you want to get through it don’t think about the words on the page, but sometimes you can’t help that.”
Laughing, she read: “Today’s gobsmackers are chosen by Noah and Eli Evans for their mum, Tash.”
It seemed the emotion overcame her before she’d even started, as she sobbed: “Oh, for goodness sake”, before continuing.
The Chris Evans Breakfast Show with Sky airs weekdays at 6am on Virgin Radio.