After the Nadia fallout, stars on ‘Loose Women’ are refusing to work with Coleen Nolan.
After Coleen Nolan’s agent called Nadia Sawalha a “nasty witch” on Twitter last year, some of the Loose Women panellists are reportedly refusing to work with her.
The cast of Loose Women is said to be at odds, with some panelists refusing to appear alongside Coleen Nolan on the ITV show.
Coleen, 56, and Nadia Sawalha, 57, are said to have had a falling out after Coleen’s agent took a swipe at Nadia on Twitter.
“It’s a shame she ‘officially’ gave up acting because Nadia deserve an Oscar for this speech,” agent Melanie Blake wrote last year, reacting to a clip in which Nadia said no one was harder on her than she was.
“In my 20 years of representing clients, I’ve never seen a nastier side to anyone than she has, and I’m not alone.”
“Considering she is a total witch, her constant ‘be kind’ and other speeches are so ironic.”
According to The Mirror, several other Loose Women stars are reportedly refusing to work with Coleen.
“After the singer’s agent, Melanie Blake, called the actress a ‘nasty witch’ on social media, Nadia Sawalha has told the producers of the lunchtime chat show that she will no longer appear alongside Ms Nolan,” the Mail On Sunday reports.
Carol McGiffin and Stacey Solomon are also said to be refusing to collaborate with Coleen, according to the report.
“Stacey is the latest person refusing to work with Coleen, which is proving really difficult,” a source told the Mail on Sunday.
Nobody wants to irritate Stacey, who is adored by both the cast and the audience.
“It’s a show that’s supposed to promote strong women working together and respecting each other’s opinions, but what’s going on behind the scenes right now is quite the opposite and much more dramatic.”
The squabbles are said to be causing a logistical headache for the hit show’s producers, who are attempting to balance out the panel and avoid upsetting any of the ladies.
“Panellists are chosen for each show by the editor and senior production team, not the panellists themselves,” an ITV spokesperson told the Mail on Sunday.
Coleen and Nadia’s representatives were contacted for comment by the Brinkwire.
Coleen previously left Loose Women in 2011, after joining the show in 2000, but returned in 2012.
“I don’t miss Loose Women one bit,” she said during her brief time away from the talk show.
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