‘Not the usual place for me to be this time of morning!’ Rylan Clark-Neal posts light-hearted Instagram snap of himself on a football pitch… after his return to BBC Radio 2
He’s been quiet on social media since he split from his husband Dan in June.
But Rylan Clark-Neal posted a rare Instagram update on Wednesday posing on a football pitch.
The presenter, 32, looked casual in a white and cream Adidas top and black jogging bottoms as he looked out over the grounds.
New project? Rylan Clark-Neal posted a rare Instagram update on Wednesday posing on a football pitch
Joke: He playfully captioned the snap: ‘Not the usual place for me to be this time of morning’
The star competed his look with a pair of white trainers, khaki cap and dark sunglasses.
He playfully captioned the snap: ‘Not the usual place for me to be this time of morning.’
While he didn’t elaborate on why he was on the field, fans took to the comments section of the post to ask if he was working on a new project.
One said: ‘Ahh what you up to I wonder?!’ while another wrote: ‘What are You up to Sir?x’
He’s back! It comes after Rylan returned to BBC Radio 2 for the first time earlier this month since his 10-week break from the show after his marital split from husband Dan
It comes after Rylan returned to BBC Radio 2 for the first time earlier this month since his 10-week break from the show after his marital split from husband Dan.
The presenter made the decision to step back from the airwaves in June after announcing his break up and said he was prioritising his mental heath.
Speaking on the show, Rylan told his listeners: ‘It does feel good to be back and I am feeling better!’
Breakup: Rylan made the decision to step back from the airwaves in June after announcing his split from husband (pictured in 2017) and said he was prioritising his mental heath
The popular host added: ‘It’s been a couple of months but we are back in business and we have a show for you today!’
Following his welcome return to the airwaves he thanked listeners for their many messages of support.
Zoe Ball confirmed his return during her radio show on Wednesday morning, telling listeners: ‘I have some really wonderful news to share with you Radio 2 listeners.
‘Our dear friend and station buddy Rylan is gonna be back to his show on BBC Radio 2 on Saturday.
‘I know we’ve all missed him so much, so many of you wonderful listeners have reached out and sent him so much love. But he’s gonna be back to his show. Oh I’ve missed you Rylan. 3pm to 6pm on Saturday.’
The star, who rose to fame on X Factor nine years ago, revealed in June that he and Dan had split after six years of marriage and made the decision to step back from work.
Taking to Instagram in July, he penned: ‘I just wanted to write a message to thank you all for the love and kindness you have shown us.
‘We are currently prioritising our mental health and looking after the ones around us we love the most. I am working towards getting back to the jobs I love in due course. Thank you for being patient with me X’.
Rylan is reportedly set to make his television comeback on Strictly Come Dancing’s spin-off, It Takes Two.
According to reports in The Sun, the presenter will return to the BBC2 show after co-presenting it alongside Zoe Ball for the past two years.
With 50-year-old Zoe quitting It Takes Two back in May, Rylan will allegedly sit alongside Strictly professional Janette Manrara, 37, for the extra ballroom dancing installment which is starting soon.
A source revealed to the publication that Rylan has missed working and is ‘hopeful’ he will be back on fans’ screens soon.
Split: The star, who rose to fame on X Factor nine years ago, revealed in June that he and Dan had split after six years of marriage and made the decision to step back from work
They said: ‘Rylan’s spent time away from the spotlight focusing on his wellbeing surrounded by friends and family.
‘It’s all looking positive and the team at It Takes Two always have a lot of fun filming. It’s a joyful show to work on.
‘Of course, everyone backstage wants what’s best for Rylan and aren’t putting pressure on him.’
Grateful: The star took to Instagram at the beginning of July to write a message to his 1.4million followers