She continued: “You know and drowning. I woke up in a complete panic, and then on top of that, I was getting these extremely severe hot sweats and I thought I’ve got a temperature, that’s it, I’m going to pass it on to all the family.”
“And then I was getting freezing cold, and then hot, and then cold. On top of the covers, under the covers. I was like, this is the menopause, so I was in lockdown, entering menopause.”
Before marrying Rod, Penny worked as a successful fashion model for brands including Ultimo.
In 2007 she appeared on Strictly Come Dancing until being voted off in week six.