“Autumn is not autumn if I’m not spending EVERY teatime Googling where she got her heels or sweater from for each show.
“It won’t be the same without her. She just exudes joy.”
As part of her statement at the time, Zoe wrote: “As a massive @bbcstrictly fan I have loved spending my Autumn tea times with the celebrity dancers, the gorgeous & awesome pro dancers, the judges, my girl Vicky Gill, Rylan, Gethin & of course my main man Ian Waite.
“Time now for some new cha cha challenges.
“I will continue to support the Strictly family on the Breakfast Show & can’t wait to watch the Class Of 2021 from my sofa.”