The One Show's Matt Baker has the sweetest birthday surprise for Alex Jones despite being in isolation - watch - EpicNews

March 19, 2020 – 09:56 GMT Sharnaz Shahid

Although he has spent the previous week at residence in order to self-isolate, Matt Baker made positive his One Show co-host Alex Jones was not removed from his ideas as she celebrated her 43rd birthday on Tuesday. Taking to his Instagram Stories, the former Blue Peter presenter revealed he baked Alex her favorite – Victoria Sponge! “For all those who don’t know, today is Alex Jones’ birthday,” he stated in his video. “As we are self-isolating, we baked her a cake, she loves a Victoria sponge. So Al, from all the Bakers to you, happy birthday.”

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WATCH: Matt Baker’s candy birthday surprise for Alex Jones

“I’m going to eat this now,” joked Matt in direction of the finish. It is but to be revealed how Alex celebrated her birthday together with her family members. Since Tuesday, the mum-of-two has been presenting the BBC present on her personal. Explaining her co-host’s absence, she stated: “As you can see… look. The sofa is empty. No Matt Baker. Like so many of you, he is working from home today.” Her colleague did be a part of the present later, nonetheless, talking to Alex through video hyperlink. Matt shares two younger kids, Molly and Luke, along with his spouse Nicola Mooney, and the household dwell on a farm in Hertfordshire.

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Alex turned 43 on Tuesday

The current self-isolation comes at an uncommon time as Matt is ready to depart the One Show household on 31 March after 9 years. Appearing alongside Angellica Bell, who can be a daily on the programme, Matt introduced his information in December, telling viewers: “At this time of year, I like to take stock and reflect. The One Show has been a massive part of my life for almost a decade now and I have loved every second of being a part of it. But I am going to be leaving this green sofa in the spring.”

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He continued: “Of course I’d like to thank Alex, who I’ve shared this sofa with for all these years. And the teams of people who work on this show all around the UK, the ones who you do not get to see; the researchers, the producers, the studio crew, everyone that makes this show feel like a massive family. And I’m going to miss you all very much indeed. Thank you all from the bottom of my heart.”

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