The former Sunrise host has revealed her close connection with Princess Diana and, honestly, but having said that it’s not all that remarkable. She may be TV royalty, but it turns out that Samantha Armytage has a keenness for another type of royalty as well.
Heading to her Instagram stories on Monday, Samantha Armytage, 44, shared a close-up picture of the late Princess Diana. Her natural makeup looks featured cherry red lips and subtle black eyeliner. In the throwback snap, the beloved princess had her iconic blonde hairdo in view and donned gorgeous pearl and silver earrings.
“Just on Pinterest again,” Sam wrote. “Favorite woman. Favorite earrings.” Back in 2017, the former Sunrise host spoke to Now To Love about Diana’s death, explaining she remembers the day the news of her death broke like it was yesterday.
Sam’s sweet love for Diana isn’t all that unexpected, reflecting the royal touched so many hearts and minds around the globe during her lifetime.
And this isn’t the first time Sam has spoken about her “favorite woman”.
“We were all in tears,” The then-40-year-old told Now to Love. “It was like a movie but it was real life. You felt like you’d lost a member of the family.”
The Something to Talk About podcast host went on to cite Diana as her elegant fashion inspiration.
Sam explained regarding the story, “I’ll often trawl through pictures of her for outfit inspo still because she is one of the all-time classically elegant women,”. “By the end of her life, she had just hit her stride.” “I don’t think I am done with TV,” the 44-year-old told the Daily Telegraph.
“I am for now but I may someday get back in, but it has to be the right role and it has to be at the right time.” Sam bid her farewell to the popular morning show Sunrise in March this year, but the host recently dished that her television career is far from over.
The presenter went on to confess that whatever future projects she embarks on will have to be much different from what she has done up until now, as they didn’t bring her “much happiness”.