The Chase star Anne Hegerty tells Steph McGovern it’s ‘good’ other celebs are talking about their autism diagnosis

The Chase star Anne Hegerty tells Steph McGovern it's 'good' other celebs are talking about their autism diagnosis

The Chase’s Anne Hegerty tells Steph McGovern it’s “good” other celebs are talking about their autism diagnosis. Anne Hegerty was diagnosed with autism in 2005 – when she was 45. The TV personality – who is best known as one of ‘The Chasers’ and also went into the I’m A Celeb jungle in 2018 – appeared on Tuesday’s Steph’s Packed Lunch to talk about her recent panto role. During the interview, Steph McGovern asked Anne how she felt about more celebrities openly talking about their autism diagnosis in later life. In the last few months, Christine McGuinness and Melanie Sykes have both opened up about their own diagnosis of autism during adulthood. The broadcaster asked: “The last time you were on we talked a little bit about autism, and the fact you have autism… is it nice or how do you feel seeing other people coming out [about their diagnosis]? “I’ve never made a secret of it,” Anne replied: “It’s just that Rita [Simons] had read about it and she asked me about it in the jungle and I’m like yeah fine, you know, happy to talk about it. I think it is good there are more people coming […]

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