He wrote: “Candice broke a lot of hearts on #BBCBreakfast this morning. Her mum, Anne, died from #coronavirus on Friday. Anne was aged 58. Please listen to her message #StayAtHomeSaveLives.”
Fans flocked to comment, as one person said: “Heartbreaking to watch. So many families going through the same emotions. Please listen to her, wish I could give her a hug.”
Another person tweeted: “Oh my I’m crying my eyes out. Sending a virtual hug to Candice. This brings it home. Stay Home Stay Safe.”
BBC Breakfast airs weekdays on BBC One at 6am.