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Coleen Nolan has claimed she was branded too ‘ugly, fats and outdated’ for primetime tv by merciless community bosses.
The previous Nolans star, 56, admitted she’s ‘all the time been judged as a girl’ all through her profession, and regardless of a prolonged stint on the Free Ladies panel, producers may by no means see ‘previous her dimension and age.’
It comes after Coleen beforehand claimed TV executives informed her to get a ‘gastric band’ to drop some weight after being deemed ‘too large’ to seem on primetime tv.
Stunning: Coleen Nolan, 56, has claimed she was branded too ‘ugly, fats and outdated’ for primetime tv by merciless community bosses
Talking on writer Melanie Blake’s YouTube sequence Girl Talk, Coleen stated she’d skilled bosses bluntly stating: ‘You are so ugly, so fats and so outdated.’
Coleen stated her earlier primetime jobs had been well-received, however claimed ‘they [bosses] nonetheless cannot see previous the age and no matter dimension I’m on the time.’
Insisting her feedback weren’t geared toward Free Ladies bosses, Coleen added: ‘I feel that is the tragedy actually, I’m very fortunate that Free Ladies, whether or not you are a fan or not, it is the one present on telly that has ladies of all ages, all sizes, all color.’
‘Exterior of that, as a result of generally folks go ”it is clearly not sexist since you’re on telly each day” – yeah however from half 12 to half 1.
Troublesome: The previous Nolans star admitted she’s ‘all the time been judged as a girl’ all through her profession and producer have ‘by no means seen previous her dimension and age’ (pictured in 2008)
‘However title anybody my age in primetime co-hosting a present, you simply do not see it and I feel that is actually unhappy
Coleen first joined the Free Ladies panel in 2000 and has been an on-off common ever since.
The star had beforehand spoken about TV bosses’ feedback relating to her weight, claiming executives even informed her she wanted to get a gastric band as she was ‘too large’ for primetime tv.
In a candid interview, Coleen admitted that issues are ‘higher than it was years in the past’ however identified there may be nonetheless a protracted technique to go.
Whereas talking throughout A Women Evening In, a web-based occasion to launch Melanie Blake’s new novel Ruthless Ladies, Coleen stated: ‘I’ve had a head of a giant TV firm saying: “If you wish to get in prime time tv it’s best to get a gastric band, you are too large to current prime time.”
“I’ve had: “Oh, you are getting on a bit now, so possibly you are not proper for prime time.” And but you see all these guys in prime time, some chubby, some definitely of their 60s and 70s.’
Bombshell: Talking on writer Melanie Blake’s YouTube sequence Lady Speak , Coleen stated she’d skilled bosses bluntly stating: ‘You are so ugly, so fats and so outdated’
Coleen, who was at a dimension ten at her lightest, has beforehand mentioned how she was informed by TV bosses to have a gastric band.
Talking in 2011, the star revealed that she was assembly with executives to debate a brand new present when one particular person outlined that her dimension 14 determine can be an issue.
In an interview with the Daily Mirror on the time, Coleen defined that the person in query had been observing her all through the assembly earlier than dropping the weight loss plan bombshell.
She informed the paper: ‘He simply stated: “I’m wondering what we’re going to do about that,” all of the whereas he was wanting me up and down, nodding we would must do one thing about my weight. Oh my God I used to be solely a dimension 14, hardly overweight!
‘Then got here the most important shock. He stated: “Properly we actually such as you and we expect you may be nice however we have now a specific look in thoughts for the host… all people’s occurring about these gastric bands in the intervening time, why don’t you concentrate on that?’
Bombshell: Coleen, who beforehand misplaced 5 stone (proper in 2009), had beforehand spoken about bosses’ feedback, claiming they informed her she wanted to get a gastric band (left in 2019)
Coleen added: ‘I used to be so offended on the day, however in one other manner it was good because it was so stunning it gave me confidence to say no to that form of c***.’
In March final 12 months, the Celeb Massive Brother star stated that she was happier at her present weight than when she slimmed right down to a tiny dimension 10.
The presenter, who launched a spread of health DVDs within the 2000s after shedding 5 stone, stated it was ‘powerful’ protecting the burden off.
She informed The Solar: ‘I acquired right down to a dimension 10 and felt nice in that respect and garments purchasing was divine; I may go into any store and every little thing would match, however being skinny did not make me glad.
‘I misplaced a little bit of me someplace – I misplaced a little bit of my character. I feel as a result of a part of my character is all the time making jokes and placing myself down.’
Coleen admitted that she ‘must drop some weight now’ however is doing it for well being causes reasonably than for look.
Open: In March final 12 months, the Celeb Massive Brother star stated that she was happier at her present weight than when she slimmed right down to a tiny dimension 10