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Saturday 23rd March 2019

Lorraine Kelly branded ‘sexist’ by Martin Clunes over topless Poldark pic

She was interviewing actor Martin Clunes

Martin Clunes jokingly branded Lorraine Kelly "sexist" after she gushed over a topless snap of Poldark actor Aidan Turner.

The Doc Martin actor, 57, appeared on the daytime show on Tuesday to discuss his new documentary Islands Of America.

Speaking about the filming on the final series of Poldark coming to an end, Lorraine hinted she wanted to see a more racy picture of Aidan as his character Ross Poldark.

Lorraine was gushing over Poldark's Aidan Turner (Credit: ITV/BBC)

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She said: "What a shame. I wish we had a photograph we could remember Poldark by, ah thank you for that, lovely, that’s cheered us all up.

"Obviously the new series will be happening, not quite sure when it’s coming out, maybe in the summer and then that will be that. Just the re-runs and that photograph to remind ourselves."

A photo showing Aidan with his top off then popped up and Lorraine was very happy.

But Martin replied: "That’s sexist. I could have you in a tribunal."

Martin jokingly branded Lorraine "sexist" (Credit: ITV)

He added: "If I said, 'show that picture with her baps out,' there'd be trouble."

Defending herself, Lorraine quipped: "He's not got his winky out! He's just got his chest out."

Martin said: "No, that was all I was suggesting."

Martin also raised eyebrows on morning TV with his risque jokes about his sex life.

That’s sexist. I could have you in a tribunal.

Martin also made risque jokes about his sex life (Credit: ITV)

The former Men Behaving Badly star was asked whether he was a "romantic fellow"  and planning anything for Valentine’s Day, on ITV show Lorraine.

"Yeah, oh yes," he replied. "Oh yes, we never miss that one, yes, yes!"

The TV host replied: "Glad to hear it."

But Clunes then offered: "I do remember a time I gave my wife a pearl necklace in the Maldives, and that’s the truth."

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And he added: "It’s just a funny story. Next year I’m going to take her up the Mekong Delta with a bit of luck."

Lorraine Kelly told him: "Lovely, that’s really romantic," before she added: "Moving swiftly on."

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