Ofcom has said it will not investigate Loose Women complaints about a Facebook post and on-air discussion on whether every woman should have a gay best friend.
Last year the TV programme Loose Women on ITV came under intense criticism from some in the LGBT community, after a segment it called “every woman should have a gay best friend.” Many of the critics slammed the line of questioning as “casual homophobia”.
Pinknews reports that Ofcom, the UK’s communications regulator, has rejected two complaints made about the show. The complaints were made on the grounds of “sexual orientation discrimination/offence”.
The show which is broadcast on ITV every weekday morning and has been running since 1999 with 26 series being made. It celebrated its 2500 episode in April 2016.