SAIRA Khan has known as for Unfastened Ladies to interchange her with a ‘homosexual, transgender or non-binary’ panellist after quitting the present.
The 50-year-old revealed she was leaving the ITV show yesterday after 5 years on the panel to “deal with what’s vital”.
Saira Khan needs Unfastened Ladies to interchange her with somebody from the LGBTQ+ neighborhood Credit score: Rex Options
Now, she has shared her hopes for what the present will do subsequent, writing on Instagram: “I’d love my @loosewomen seat to be given to both a homosexual, transgender or non binary particular person – that can assist the present to be extra reflective of the world we reside in.
“That’s what I’d do if I used to be in cost.”
Saira’s resolution to go away comes simply weeks after one of the show’s main anchors – Andrea McLean – also bid farewell.
Nevertheless, Saira additionally revealed she would not be following in Andrea’s footsteps by having a tearful farewell on TV.
Saira confirmed she was leaving the present after 5 years yesterday Credit score: Rex Options
She stated: “I don’t like formal goodbyes, so I received’t be on the present to look again at my “ finest bits”. That’s not how I need to say goodbye.”
She added: “@loosewomen it was an honour and a privilege to be a part of this iconic present of robust, proficient, fiesty, sincere, opinionated , caring, loving ladies.
“Thanks for the alternatives and eternal friendship and reminiscences.”
Saira joined the panel in 2015, after taking pictures to fame on The Apprentice.
Saira has been a panellist for 5 years Credit score: Rex Options
Writing in her column for The Mirror, Saira defined that she needed to “assess her priorities” within the new yr.
The mum-of-two admitted that the continued coronavirus pandemic was a consider her resolution, as she’s realised what’s “actually vital”.
Saira would not need a tearful finest bits present like Andrea McLean had not too long ago when she left the present after 13 years Credit score: Rex Options
Saira stated: “It’d actually made me assess my priorities, values and the way I need to transfer ahead with my life.”
“So I begin this new yr by saying goodbye to Loose Women.
“After 5 years of being an everyday panellist, I’ve determined to surrender my seat to a different lady who will profit from the platform as I did.”