Loose Women fans were left red-faced on Tuesday afternoon when Janet Street-Porter branded Andrea McLean a ‘sl*t’ live on-air.
During a chat about chewing loudly, the journalist, 73, made the shock slur towards her co-star, 50, leaving Coleen Nolan forced to apologise to audiences.
After her apology, Janet demanded the panel move on from the gaffe before Andrea said: ‘I didn’t even hear what she said, I still don’t know!’
Shock: Loose Women fans were left red-faced on Tuesday afternoon when Janet Street-Porter branded Andrea McLean a ‘sl*t’ live on-air
As ever, Janet was her wild self as she chatted about the subject – before bizarrely branding her co-star a ‘sl*t’ in a hilarious turn.
The ladies were discussing chewing in the cinema and Andrea confessed she is prone to a cinema snack, to which Janet responded: ‘It’s so common to eat at the cinema… you’re a sl*t Andrea!’
Riled fans appeared enraged that she had used the slur and insisted things would have been different if a man who said the slur.
Users penned: ‘Considering the current ways of which people speak to each other on line think it was unnecessary for Janet to call Andrea a sl*t today simply because she eats at the cinema you have just stated your a strong woman?…
Oh my! During a chat about chewing loudly, the journalist, 73, made the shock slur towards her co-star, 50, leaving Coleen Nolan forced to apologise to audiences
‘By abusing a colleague live ? Hmm not nice ..In banter between friends, if you call someone a sl*t you can say it jokingly and as long as that person knows you are you can laugh about it. TV is not that place. Janet should apologise. Inappropriate.’
Further shock came when another fan wrote: ‘Omg did Janet just call Andrea a s**t on live TV? I felt really uncomfortable. Andrea is lovely… ooopsy daisy Janet
‘Did I just hear right… think Andrea & Coleen are going to giggle about that all the way through today ..but if it was a man it would be a different story wouldn’t it now’.
Shock: Riled fans appeared enraged that she had used the slur and insisted things would have been different if a man who said the slur
Oh! Coleen was forced to issue an apology after the gaffe
Proving she’s prone to a gaffe, in July last year, Janet was again in trouble as she accidentally swore while debating with the panel whether or not they would turn to Amazon’s virtual assistant Alexa for health concerns, rather than go to a GP.
She said: ‘I was staying with some American friends and they love Alexa. We came into the house and they were screaming “ALEXA” All this screaming at this b****y machine. Oops… I’m very sorry’
Coleen Nolan quickly responded: ‘I’m going to have to put my glasses on. We’re very sorry.’
Here she goes: Janet Street-Porter SWORE live on Loose Women in July last year as she lost her cool over the Amazon Alexa gadget
In May 2018, Janet let another swearword out of her mouth while talking about Bond hunk Daniel Craig. She was talking to Loose Women about her raucous 70th birthday party in which she licked a plate that Daniel Craig had once used.
She said: ‘I don’t fear anything about ageing at all – I’ve had great parties when I was 50, when I was 60 and when I was 70. But the actual date itself doesn’t really make much difference.
‘When I was 70 I was going to be out of the country so I had a party in the summer in Scotland and we were gong fishing in the day then having a p*** up at night.’
She quickly realised her mistake and put her hand to her mouth in shock.
Whoops! Once again – Coleen was quick to apologise to viewers on behalf of the programme, as did Janet
Away from profanities, the Loose Women ladies were discussing the fact that Sharon Osbourne has traded in her iconic deep red locks for natural white hair.
The news came to light on Monday, when colorist Jack Martin posted side-by-side Instagram snapshots this showing Sharon, 67, before and after her ‘transformation.’
‘Sharon has 100% white hair and she was coloring her hair once a week dark vibrant red for the past 18 years,’ he revealed in his caption.
The panel wore grey wigs, with Janet fake crying and saying: ‘I’m getting upset now, I want my normal hair back’ before removing her wig.
‘Another great day’: Away from profanities, the Loose Women ladies were discussing the fact that Sharon Osbourne has traded in her iconic deep red locks for natural white hair