The Daily Mail writer told presenters Philip Schofield and Holly Willoughby that "I think you can tell a great deal from a name". Ms Hopkins went on to criticise names such as Chantelle, Charmaine, Chardonnay and Tyler. She added:
Ms Willoughby responded "Listen to what you are saying. You judge children on names. That’s extraordinary."
Ms Hopkins has since defended her comments on Twitter, after the YouTube video received more than 3.5 million views.