How well do you know your Loose Women presenters? Here at tombola, we have devised a quiz made up of plenty of truths – and some big fibs. Do you know the facts from the fallacies?
1a. Ruth Langsford’s dream Loose Women guest would be Dame Helen Mirren, because she is “sassy, opinionated and successful, but also a lot of fun.”
1b. Ruth Langsford’s dream Loose Women guest would be John Travolta, so she could “have a good dance with him in the studio.”
2a. Andrea McLean was raised in Trinidad and Tobago until she was 15 years old.
2b. Andrea McLean was raised in Borneo until she was 15 years old, right on the edge of the rainforest. Lucky lady!
3a. The songs that won Jamelia her first record deal were self-written, a cappella recordings that she made using a karaoke machine when she was just 15.
3b. Jamelia’s first record deal came after executives saw her perform in a school production of Oliver, where she played Nancy.
4a. The best man at Jane Moore’s wedding was none other than Take That favourite, Gary Barlow.
4b. The best man at Jane Moore’s wedding was music legend Elton John
5a. Penny Lancaster isn’t just a Loose Women presenter and respected fashion photographer, she also qualified as a horse trainer in her 20s.
5b. Penny Lancaster is a master of many trades. As well as being a respected model and fashion photographer, she qualified as a certified fitness trainer in her early 20s.
6a. The proudest moment in Judy Finnigan’s career is interviewing Hilary Clinton
6b. The proudest moment in Judy Finnigan’s career is interviewing action film legend, Arnold Schwarzenegger.
7a. The girl group Coleen Nolan sang in with her sisters, The Nolans, won the Tokyo Music Festival in 1981, and the Japanese equivalent of a Grammy award in 1992.
7b. While singing in The Nolans, Coleen and her sisters were nominated for no less than ten Brit awards!
8a. The most famous person in Linda Robson’s phone book is none other than national treasure, Stephen Fry!
8b. Believe it or not, the most famous person in Linda Robson’s phone book is President Obama!
9a. One of Sherrie Hewson’s greatest passions is Thai cuisine. So much so, in fact, that it makes up a key part of her diet.
9b. Sherrie Hewson recently confessed to not having the palate for spicy food, and has tried in vain to put up with the heat of otherwise delicious Thai cuisine.
How did you do?
Were you able to pick out the Loose Women lies from the truths? Check your answers below (but don’t cheat!)…
1a: Of course Ruth Langsford’s dream guest would be Helen Mirren. We reckon the two would get on like a house on fire.
2a: As much as we’d love to see pictures of a 15 year old Andrea adventuring through the rainforest, she was in fact raised in Trinidad and Tobago.
3a: Young Jamelia’s big break was a result of her brilliant DIY song recording.
4b: Believe it or not, the best man at Jane Moore’s wedding was Sir Elton John!
5b: Penny Lancaster’s formal qualification is indeed in fitness training, not the equine world.
6a: Lucky Judy Finnigan most certainly did interview Hilary Clinton; the proudest moment in her career.
7a: The Nolans actually were a Japanese singing sensation. We wonder if Coleen picked up the language during her trips to the country.
8b: The presidential trend continues, as the most famous person in Linda Robson’s phonebook is, unbelievably, Barack Obama!
9a: Not one to live off fish and chips, Sherrie Hewson is a great lover of Thai food.