The TV presenter dedicated her show to celebrating the life of the 'wonder woman' cancer campaigner and 'dear friend'.
The cancer campaigner - who did not expect to live to see Father's Day - is too weak to brush her own hair.
The journalist, who is receiving end of life care for bowel cancer, made the joke in a newspaper interview.
The 40-year-old cancer campaigner is finding the positives as she prepares for the end of her life.
Malandra Burrows has said that terminally ill Deborah James' cancer campaigning inspired her .
The cancer campaigner has made memory boxes for her children and bought them presents for future birthdays.
The cancer campaigner has raised over £1million after asking followers to donate to a new fund in her name as she moves into hospice care.