‘I had days where I just sobbed and sobbed’: The Block’s Shaynna Blaze reveals she suffered greatly during Melbourne’s strict lockdown
Shaynna Blaze is known for her bubbly personality and honest opinions as a judge on The Block.
But the interior designer has admitted that life under Melbourne’s strict COVID-19 lockdown took its toll on her.
The 57-year-old, who was filming the Channel Nine renovation show just before Victoria’s second wave hit, told TV Week: ‘I’m a strong person, but I’ve got to say [lockdown] affected me greatly.’
‘I had days where I just sobbed and sobbed’: The Block’s Shaynna Blaze revealed she broke down during Melbourne’s strict second lockdown
‘I’m going to say this for the first time: I had days where I just sobbed and sobbed,’ she revealed.
The blonde explained that her moments of sadness were not just about being unable to go out to local restaurants and coffee shops.
‘It’s about that general conversation and connection and human touch. You’ll never take that for granted,’ she said.
Upset: The 57-year-old revealed, ‘I’m going to say this for the first time: I had days where I just sobbed and sobbed’
Never taking it for granted again: The blonde beauty explained that her moments of sadness were not just about being unable to go out to local restaurants and coffee shops. She said, ‘it’s about that general conversation and connection and human touch’
The Victorian capital’s strict lockdown was eased on Monday, with hairdressers and barbers allowed to open their doors.
There is no longer a time limit on outdoor exercise, gatherings of 10 people outdoors are permitted and Melbourne’s travel limit has been extended from 5km to 25km.
Shaynna is currently in Sydney filming Nine’s Celebrity Apprentice, after completing two weeks of quarantine.
From The Block to the boardroom: Shaynna is currently in Sydney filming Celebrity Apprentice where she is taking part as a contestant, after completing two weeks in quarantine
She is a contestant alongside the likes of fitness guru and former Biggest Loser trainer Michelle Bridges: radio host Michael ‘Wippa’ Wipfli; Olympic gymnast Olivia Vivian; and Married At First Sight bride Martha Kalifatidis.
British billionaire Lord Alan Sugar will replace Mark Bouris as the fearsome CEO, a role he has played in the UK series since 2005.
Celebrity Apprentice Australia will premiere on Channel Nine in 2021.
Ready to rumble: Shaynna is just one of the many famous faces who will appear on the forthcoming season of Celebrity Apprentice Australia. It will premiere on Channel Nine in 2021