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Kay's worth fighting for -- Tess

Tess Daly said her marriage to fellow TV presenter husband Vernon Kay was "worth fighting for" after he admitted sending explicit messages to a string of women.

Speaking for the first time on television about the revelations that surfaced last month, the Strictly Come Dancing host said she would stay with Kay as the couple had enjoyed "10 great years" together. She told BBC's The One Show: "It's been tough as you can imagine, but I've taken some time out to think things through... "we've got two beautiful kids and we both think that's worth fighting for."

Former model Kay admitted sending explicit texts to around five women, going on to apologise to hundreds of thousands of listeners on his Radio 1 show.

Daly (40) who married Kay in 2003, added: "Dealing with it in private is difficult enough but dealing but with it in public is even harder, at the end of the day I've had so much support from everyone that I meet really, not just family and friends, that has really touched me a lot and has been amazing."

Earlier this month the celebrity couple made their first official appearance together since the texts revelations when they attended a Prince's Trust award ceremony. They shared a podium to help mark the achievements of young people who have turned their lives around.

Kay (35) interrupted his weekly radio show last month to tell his two million listeners he had been "foolish and stupid".

The All Star Family Fortunes presenter added that he had "disappointed and let down a lot of people".