The 44 year old presenter lived in the US for 14 years after first gaining fame on UK TV shows such as’ SMTV ‘Live’ but Cat is now ready to replace Lorraine Kelly for the whole of next week, while taking a break from the ITV show

Cat, who hosted So You Think You Can Dance in the US, told the Daily Mirror: “Lorraine kindly entrusted me with her show while she’s taking a break over Easter

“I’m very excited to be back at ITV next week and look forward to meeting some of the people I have wanted to interview for a while, as well as welcoming some old friends on the air”

Cat will interview Stacey Solomon and Louise Redknapp during their week-long stay with ‘Lorraine’

She said: “Next week the beautiful Cat Deeley will take the helm of ‘Lorraine’ and provide the viewers at home with the much-needed Easter treat

Cat and her husband Patrick Kielty left the US last year for fear of gun violence

The TV host announced that she and her husband decided to return home after Patrick was forced to hide from a shooter at a Los Angeles mall

Cat – who has Milo (five) and James (two) with her husband – said, “They closed the center. Paddy called me and said,” They’re taking us through the emergency exits, but no one can get to their car If we go to an intersection, can you pick us up? ‘

“He wanted to keep Milo calm so I didn’t understand how massive what was happening. While I was driving I saw helicopters, news vans, firefighters and SWAT squads. It makes me funny now. It was terrifying”

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