After receiving a “distressing” call from Leslie, the Britain’s Got Talent judge made the four-and-a-half hour and 250-mile trip to Cornwall from her home in Richmond upon Thames.
A representative has since explained Amanda takes Covid rules very seriously and did not make contact with any member of the public on her trip.
In a statement, a spokesperson for the presenter said: “Amanda is aware that all families are going through difficulty during these turbulent times but received a distressing telephone call from her elderly father on Friday afternoon.
“On balance Amanda felt the round-trip to Cornwall was necessary to contain the matter at her family home.
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