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Loose Women: Janet Street Porter takes swipe at Penny Lancaster in clash with Denise Welch

Janet and Penny previously clashed on the show

Loose Women star Janet Street Porter made a dig at Penny Lancaster as she debated with Denise Welch on today’s show.

Last week, Janet, 74, clashed with Penny, 50, in a row over whether working mothers should highlight being a parent on their CVs.

In the clash, the pair made digs at each other before Janet told her co-star: “In a debate Penny two people will speak and generally one after the other and they get equal time.

“Not one person puts their point of view and I have to just shut up.”

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Janet made a dig at Penny following their clash last week (Credit: ITV)

What did Janet Street Porter say on Loose Women?

Today, the panel discussed Boris Johnson‘s plans to lift all COVID-19 restrictions on July 19.

As Janet tried to get her point across, she asked Denise if she could “get a word in”.

Read more: Loose Women: Janet Street Porter and Penny Lancaster clash in heated row

As Denise was giving her opinion, Janet interrupted: “Darling, you’re not Penny Lancaster so I would like to get a word in.”

Denise’s jaw dropped to the ground as she looked stunned by the jibe.

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Janet asked Denise if she could “get a word in” (Credit: ITV)

Viewers were also shocked by Janet’s remark on Twitter.

One person said: “Janet throwing shade at Penny,” followed by a laughing face emoji.

Another wrote: “@The_Real_JSP digging at Penny Lancaster ha…”

Another commented: “Not sure Penny and Janet will be on together for a while lol.”

Meanwhile, Denise voiced her opinions on the government’s plans to lift restrictions later this month.

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Janet put her point across during a debate today (Credit: ITV)

What did Denise say?

She said: “July 19 personally doesn’t change things for me… It’s the fact that again we’re back to football and tennis, what about social distancing?

“They’ve had their freedom for weeks now, but the theatres, for example, haven’t.”

Read more: Loose Women: Denise Welch clashes with Kaye Adams in Matt Hancock debate

Janet added: “I would agree with Denise that it’s been announced that the Wimbledon final’s going to be full capacity.

“There is a double standard at work here.”

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