“Life’s great and I have absolutely not a single complaint. I could not have dreamt that at this stage in my life, I would be living the outrageous life I live.
“I’ve got two mottos in life. One is, ‘You’re a long time dead’ – which I used in the normal world but not now.”
She added: “It basically means if there’s mischief to be had, I’m first in the queue.
“It’s quite funny because the Carol people see on the telly is not the Carol in the real world at all. Another rule I live by is, ‘Find what makes you happy and do more of it.'”