“I paid for my mistake; quite rightly. My viewers told me how frustrated they were with me and they were right to do so.
“With time, the mood music changed and my viewers wanted me back,” she added to MailOnline.
Kay started at Sky in 1988 and has remained there ever since, now presenting her eponymous show on the channel.
However, she was suspended for six months back in December, after breaching coronavirus restrictions.