Instagram followers were given an unexpected treat on Monday evening as Ashley Roberts celebrated her 39th birthday by sharing a racy new bikini snap.
The Pussycat Doll showed off her incredible physique in a matching two-piece while posing for the playful image, which she later posted on the picture messaging site.
With an old fashioned phone receiver pressed to one ear, Ashley stands in front of a garishly decorated wall as she stares into the camera lens.
Here we go: Instagram followers were given an unexpected treat on Monday evening as Ashley Roberts celebrated her 39th birthday by sharing a racy new bikini snap
Referencing her birthday and Britain’s unseasonably warm September weather in an accompanying caption, she wrote: ‘Ring Ring: Alexa says it’s 30 degrees and my birthday hunni’s. Thank you for all your lovely messages!!!’
The post prompted an inevitable wave of positive comments from fans, among them former Strictly Come Dancing champion Stacey Dooley, who wrote: ‘WELL WELL WELL, happy bday sis.’
TV presenter Katie Piper also responded enthusiastically to the snap, adding: ‘Happy birthday gorgeous’
It’s my birthday: The Pussycat Doll acknowledged her special day in an accompanying caption
Congratulations: Stacey Dooley, Katie Piper and Dianne Buswell were among the first people to offer their best wishes on Instagram
Elsewhere former Strictly professional Janette Manrara wrote: ‘Oh she cute!!!! HAPPY BIRTHDAY SIS!!’
While Heart Radio colleague Jenni Falconer added: ‘Happy birthday gorgeous girl!’
Earlier that day Ashley admitted she had been spoiled with cakes, champagne and cards from her extended family at Heart Radio after turning up for her role as showbiz correspondent.
The singer shared an Instagram video showing a caterpillar cake, a sumptuous-looking white chocolate creation, a bottle of Taittinger champagne and Hypnotiq fruit liqueur to kick off her day of celebrations.
All the best: Vanessa White, Janette Manrara, Daisy Lowe and Heart Radio colleague Jenni Falconer were also among the well-wishers on Monday evening
Chuffed: Earlier that day Ashley admitted she had been spoiled with cakes, champagne and cards from her extended family at Heart Radio after turning up for her role as showbiz correspondent
Tasty treat: Ashley shared an Instagram video showing a caterpillar cake and a sumptuous-looking white chocolate creation to kick off her day of celebrations
The star’s birthday appearance comes after she revealed she is open to the idea of adopting a child in the future.
Speaking in an interview with Fabulous magazine in July, she said: ‘I’m definitely open to the idea of adoption.
‘You just never know what the future is going to bring and the most important thing is to be happy and, whether my body naturally has kids or not, we’ll see what life brings. I’m definitely open to that.’
There she is: The singer was seen leaving Global Radio Studios with a bag full of boozy treats later that morning