Veteran entertainment reporter Angela Bishop has spoken candidly about her crushing grief in the wake of her husband’s death from a rare from of cancer.
The Studio 10 panellist told The Good Weekend on Saturday that her sense of loss over Peter Baikie’s death often leaves her bedridden.
‘There are some days where it’s so dark, you don’t want to get up or go anywhere,’ the 51-year-old said.
‘Some days it’s so dark, you don’t want to get up’: On Saturday, Studio 10’s Angela Bishop, 51, revealed grief often left her bedridden in the wake of her husband’s death from a rare cancer. She is pictured with her late husband, Peter Baikie
However, it’s the love for the couple’s daughter Amelia, 11, which helps her pull through.
‘But when you’ve got a feisty young girl who’s full of beans – our daughter Amelia is 11 now – and the absolute light of your life, you don’t think about that longer than five minutes. You snap out of it,’ Angela said.
Angela lost husband Peter to a rare form of cancer in November 2017.
‘And what does your husband do?’ Angela lost husband Peter to a rare form of cancer in November 2017. The veteran entertainment reporter recently revealed that she often breaks down in tears when asked about her late spouse
The veteran entertainment reporter recently revealed that she often breaks down in tears when asked about her late spouse.
She told The Australian Women’s Weekly on Thursday that people often mistakenly ask her, ‘And what does your husband do?’
Angela also admitted that she sometimes she gets upset when she attends events Peter used to love, including the Australian Grand Prix.
However, the Studio 10 star said she does her best to put on a brave face, cries, and then gets back to what she’s doing.
‘I don’t try to keep the grief in when it hits, otherwise I’ll do myself an injury,’ Angela said.
‘You’ve got to go and find somewhere to have a little cry,’ Angela said. ‘I do it a lot in the traffic in the car, or in the car park at work.’
Their story: The pair met in 2002 in a bar and married in 2005 (pictured on their wedding day)
She also told the publication that she and Peter, and their daughter Amelia, 11, will always be a ‘team.’
Angela and Peter et in 2002 in a bar and married in 2005.
Peter died in November 2017 at the age of 54.
Family ties: Angela told the Australian Women’s Weekly that she and Peter and their daughter Amelia (left), 11, will always be a ‘team’