Kylie bursts into tears during interview

Kylie Minogue has bursts into tears during a TV interview.

Appearing on the Australian show The Morning Show the singer welled up when describing a visit to a children's ward she made when she was ill.

She said: 'I was talking to some parents across the other side of a bed and their child was there.

'I was saying the things that I would normally say in that situation, just making conversation with the child, with the parents, giving them some support as well adn then they really caught me off guard.

'They just eyeballed me and said 'How are you? And we hope you get through it' and it's like...'

At this point the singer stuggled to speak, reports The Sun.

When she was asked about the effect her illness had in encouraging women around the globe to go for breast cancer screenings her emotions got the better of her and she left the room.

She returned and said: 'The reason that that gets me is, and the greatest part of my job and what I do, is the humanity of it and there's certain moments where that really cuts through.'