Jessica Marais shares the emotional Logies moment that brought her to tears.

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There was one very familiar face missing from the Logies last night.

Love Child actress Jessica Marais, who was nominated for two awards, did not attend the ceremony.

Earlier this week, the Packed to the Rafters star announced that she would not be attending the Gold Coast event due to ongoing health issues.

Speaking publically for the first time since being awarded Most Popular Actress, Marais has thanked her fans for supporting her.

In an Instagram post shared this morning, the 33-year-old also thanked her Love Child co-star Miranda Tapsell for accepting the award on her behalf.

“@misstap thanks for being a stylish, eloquent, vixen legend and taking the speech plunge for me, I love you,” the Packed to the Rafters star wrote.


Marais, who was also nominated for a Gold Logie, praised Gold Logie winner Grant Denyer for his emotional acceptance speech.

“To @grantdenyer, your speech moved me to tears. And gives me strength. Courage in the quiet battle. congrats mate,” she wrote.

In his acceptance speech, Denyer opened up about how his show Family Feud came during a difficult time in his life.

“I wasn’t particularly in a very good place. I wasn’t very well. I was in a bit of a hole… and Family Feud gave me a ladder out of that hole,” he said.

Grant Denyer celebrates his Gold Logie win. Image: Getty.

“It’s never too late to improve yourself, to be kind to people and you can always be a better you.  Family Feud, thank you so much, you saved me.”

Four-time Logie winner Marais is currently undergoing treatment at a private mental health facility.

According to The Sunday Telegraph, Marais has been undergoing treatment at the facility for the past fortnight.

In 2014, The Wrong Girl actress spoke to the Australian Women’s Weekly about her struggle with bipolar disorder.

The mum-of-one said she was diagnosed with the condition when she was just 12.