Loose Women’s Saira Khan slams TV job & says she’s ‘notfriends with co-stars

SAIRA Khan has opened up about her time on Loose Women saying she’s ‘absolutely notbest friends with some of the people she once shared the screen with.

The 51-year-old quit the ITV lunchtime stalwart in January after six years and has claimed thatTV became too toxic” لها.

Saira Khan, 51, has discussed her time on Loose Women and said she's not friends with all of her former co-stars. Pictured alongside Gloria Hunniford (ص) في 2019

Saira Khan, 51, has discussed her time on Loose Women and said she’s not friends with all of her former co-stars. Pictured alongside Gloria Hunniford (ص) في 2019الإئتمان: ريكس الميزات

يتحدث الى Platinum magazine, قالت: “TV became too toxic. We are paid to be feisty as that’s what makes good telly. I left on my terms.

People think you’re best friends with everybody on Loose Women. You’re absolutely not! You have to just tolerate [some people] because you’ve got to get the job done.

This whole thing about leaving a group or unfollowing somebody, it’s such a big drama. It’s like ‘Guys, get a grip!"”

في يناير, Saira announced she quit the ITV daytime show so that she couldfocus on what’s important”.

She said that 'TV became too toxic' for her. Pictured with (L-R) Coleen Nolan, Denise Welch and Janet Street-Porter

She said that ‘TV became too toxic’ لها. Pictured with (L-R) Coleen Nolan, Denise Welch and Janet Street-Porterالإئتمان: ريكس
Saira has launched her own skincare line Saira Skin and regularly discusses body image on social media

Saira has launched her own skincare line Saira Skin and regularly discusses body image on social mediaالإئتمان: sairakhan/Instagram

The decision came shortly after Andrea McLean broke down in tears as she announced her own departure from the programme in November.

The TV star joined the panel in 2015, after shooting to fame on The Apprentice.

Writing in her column for المرآة, Saira explained that she wanted toassess her prioritiesin the new year.

The mum-of-two admitted that the ongoing جائحة فيروس كورونا was a factor in her decision, as she’s realised what isreally important”.

Saira said: “It’d certainly made me assess my priorities, values and how I want to move forward with my life.So I start this new year by saying goodbye to امرأة حرة.

“After five years of being a regular panellist, I’ve decided to give up my seat to another woman who will benefit from the platform as I did.”

The presenter went on to admit that while it was adifficult decisionshe felt that she hadnothing left to shareon the programme.

Saira Khan admits she ‘toleratessome of her Loose Women co-stars and won’t stay in touch with them all