June 25, 2024


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Loose Women’s Saira Khan says she ‘tolerated some co-stars to do the job’

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Former Loose Women star Saira Khan has explained that she “tolerated” some of her co-stars on the show.

a close up of a woman: Loose Women's Saira Khan has admitted that she "tolerated" some of her fellow stars to do her job on the ITV daytime show.

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Loose Women’s Saira Khan has admitted that she “tolerated” some of her fellow stars to do her job on the ITV daytime show.

The former panellist announced earlier this month that she was leaving the ITV daytime show, explaining that she had “nothing left to share”.

The presenter has now opened up a bit more about the relationships behind-the-scenes, suggesting that she got on better with some of her co-stars than others.

Saira Khan smiling for the camera

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Saira Khan

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“You make friends with some people, you tolerate some people, and some people you just have to do a job with,” she said on Scott McGlynn’s Celebrity Skin Talk.

“I’m not going to go into the nitty gritty there now. But there are some friends, some people I will be close to because we share, because get each other. And there are some I really don’t miss at all who I was just like, ‘I just have to tolerate you to do the job’.”

Saira added: “You have to be professional about it. You can’t pretend that everyone is going to be your best friend. Especially on a show with opinions, you’re not going to tolerate everybody’s opinion.

“I think that’s fine. That’s not a problem, but you just do it with respect and you have to be open-minded.”

Saira Khan standing in front of a mirror posing for the camera: Loose Women - Saira Khan

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Loose Women – Saira Khan

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Explaining her decision to leave when she made her initial announcement, Saira said: “It was a difficult decision, but when you feel there is nothing left to share on a show that is all about sharing, it’s time to bow out.

“I think I’ve shown everyone I’m an opinionated, strong woman, but now I want to focus on pursuing other media projects, running my skincare business, Saira Skin, and developing my love for wellness.”

Loose Women airs on weekdays at 12.30pm on ITV.

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