VOTE LOOSE WOMEN AT THE NATIONAL TELEVISION AWARDS!
It's that time of year again and we have fabulous news - Loose Women has been nominated for Best Daytime Show at the National Television Awards 2019!
It's a huge honour and it's all down to you for sharing every weekday lunchtime with us as we talk about friendship, family, relationships and all the things that matter to you most. Now we need your help to make it to the shortlist.
You can also vote by calling 0844 646 2060 for a voting form. Calls cost 5p plus your network access charge.
You may vote in as many categories as you wish but you are only allowed ONE vote in each category. The results will be revealed - live - at the NTA ceremony hosted by Dermot O'Leary on 22 January 2019 on ITV.
Voting opens on Tuesday 16th October (at 00.01) and closes at 11pm on Friday 26th October.
THE X FACTOR JUDGE AYDA FIELD TALKS ABOUT THE SHOW - AND WHY SHE'LL ALWAYS BE A LOOSE WOMAN !
Our Stacey Solomon flew out to LA recently to catch up with Ayda as she's swapped the Loose Women studio for the X Factor judging desk for a while.
'I'm always a Loose Woman now - I haven't swapped, I've extended the table,' Ayda said.
The chat was also gatecrashed by husband and fellow X Factor judge Robbie Williams! Ayda and Stacey also talked about the couple's new baby girl, Coco.
Watch the video to see the full chat.
WHOOPI GOLDBERG AND NADIA SAWALHA RECREATE A SCENE FROM EASTENDERS
She's a huge EastEnders fan so not only did we get Whoopi a special message from soap actor Adam Woodyatt who plays Ian Beale butour Nadia - who played Annie Palmer in the late '90s - acted out a scene with her too for a duff duff moment.
Watch the video for our chat with the Hollywood legend and the incredible sketch!
To mark Baby Loss Awareness Week, we were joined by Marina Fogle and her friend Elle Wright.
In August 2014, Marina and her husband Ben Fogle shared the heartbreaking news that they had lost their son Willem at 32 weeks gestation. Following the trauma, Marina formed a strong bond with Elle, who had lost her newborn son Teddy aged just three days.
Describing how she felt after having Willem, Marina said: 'I felt very isolated in terms of how to cope with it. I had no friends who I could have coffee with, and say "Is this normal?"'
Marina also explained how important it is for fathers to talk openly following the loss of a baby. 'I found people asked Ben the whole time I was doing, but very few asked how he was doing. We experienced grief in different ways. We need to be discussing it from the male perspective as well. Very often, they feel the impact a little bit later.
'Certainly for Ben, he totally lost his confidence, three, four months afterwards, when I was just getting back on my feet again. He totally regressed, and found it very difficult to talk about.'
Elle also opened up about how she also struggled with her grief following the loss of baby Teddy.
'After Teddy died, I felt so isolated, I felt that I was the only person it had happened to. Most of my friends have never coped with any kind of loss,' she said. 'When you lose a child, you have to live with that sadness every single day.'
Elle has written a book about the loss of Teddy called Ask Me His Name and explained: 'It's giving people permission to continue that conversation. The conversation doesn't always need to stop with "I'm so sorry". '
Watch the video to see the full interview with Marina and Elle.