Carol Vorderman reveals she made her Vogue debut aged 62 and jokes she’s ‘not sure’ how she ended up in the iconic September issue
Carol Vorderman has revealed in an exciting Instagram post that she made her British Vogue debut aged 62.
The presenter shared a clip of herself flipping through the legendary September issue on social media on Wednesday, revealing that she was featured on the magazine’s famous “Vogue 25” list.
In the clip, Carol could be seen flipping through the magazine while sitting in her garden and joked that she’s “not sure” how she’ll be considered for the coveted tome.
She said, “Vogue September – I’ll tell you what, I’m thrilled to have been picked by Vogue to be in their – it’s an annual event – Vogue 25 where they have 25 women picking,” she said as Madonnas Classic Into the Camera song that Vogue played.
“The other 24 are incredible, although I’m not sure how I slipped into them.”
Over the moon! Carol Vorderman has revealed in an exciting Instagram post that she made her British Vogue debut aged 62
“But if you want to check, I’m on page 195,” she giggled, then exclaimed, “First time in Vogue!”
Carol, who recently showed off her impressive flexibility in the kitchen, added in the caption of her post: “BRITISH VOGUE @britishvogue ❤️ So that’s what it looks like… I’m a bit daft here…”
This comes after Carol revealed she recently had a terrible cancer scare after losing her mother to the disease.
She became concerned when she noticed changes in her skin and after a skin biopsy discovered that some of the skin cells were pre-cancerous.
Her own mother died in 2017 after suffering from three types of cancer – the last of which was melanoma.
Speaking to Boots, who have partnered with Macmillan Cancer Support to campaign for protection from the sun, Carol shared her experience to help raise awareness.
She said, “By the time I was in my late 40s, I could see small, irregular patches on my skin, so I went to a dermatologist.”
‘[I had] a biopsy and some of them were precancerous. “You hear that word and it’s very scary.”
Delighted: The presenter took to social media on Wednesday to share a clip of her flipping through the iconic September issue
Upset! In the clip, Carol could be seen flipping through the magazine while sitting in her garden and joked that she’s “not sure” how she’ll be considered for the coveted tome
Wow! This comes after Carol showed off her impressive flexibility in a new video in her kitchen
“She hasn’t sunbathed once in her life — my mum had different skin than mine, she had birthmarks, I didn’t,” Carol said. “I know that makes you much more susceptible to melanoma.”
She added, “After what I’ve been through — protecting my skin, then my mother with melanoma, and then dying — this is really important to me and my family.” [to support] What Boots is doing to help customers stay safe in the sun.
“Always wear a hat, always wear SPF 50, check yourself and if you find anything, have it checked out as soon as possible.”
Carol’s mother – who was known as Jean but her real name was Edwina – was diagnosed with terminal cancer just three months before her death.
She had battled three different types of cancer over the past 12 years, with Carol previously revealing that her mother had been treated for skin cancer and kidney cancer and that she had an ovarian tumor removed.
New figures show that melanoma skin cancer diagnoses have hit a record high across all age groups: 17,500 people are diagnosed in the UK each year.