LOOSE Women fans were left devastated when Andrea McLean revealed she was quitting the show as panel anchor.
However there is a new host filling her shoes – enter Charlene White.Charlene White is the new anchor on Loose Women[/caption]
Who is Charlene White?
40-year-old Charlene, from Greenwich in South London, was born on JUne 22, 1980 and has been the lead newsreader on ITV News London since 2019.
She started off as a reporter on Radio 1’s Newsbeat and its sister digital station, BBC Radio 1Xtra back in 2002.
The journalist then went on to became co-presenter on 1Xtra’s two-hour news programme TX in 2005.
She joined ITN as a newsreader in 2008, before becoming the first black woman to present ITV News at Ten in 2014.Charlene is also the lead newsreader for ITV News in London[/caption]
When did Charlene White become a presenter on Loose Women?
It was revealed on January 11, 2021 that Charlene would be the new anchor on Loose Women.
Fans had previously praised her during Black History Month when she appeared on Loose Women alongside Judi Love, Brenda Edwards and Kelle Bryan.
The show saw the panel speak with Stephen Lawrence’s mother Baroness Doreen Lawrence – whose son was murdered in 1993 – as well discussing “delayed grief”.
Andrea stepped down from the show after 13 years in December.
Speaking about joining the show, Charlene told fellow panellist Nadia Sawalha: “This is rather exciting, isn’t it?
“I am very happy, thank you so much for having me, ladies.”
She added: “I am, I’m officially a Loose Woman! I am honestly absolutely stoked.
“I have been buzzing all this time to be able to reveal that I am the latest and the newest Loose Woman.”
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Is Charlene White married does she have children?
Charlene is not married but she has been in a long term relationship with a man named Andy.
They share two children – Alfie, three, and Florence, one.
The family together in South London.