Exciting news for Loose Women fans!

The Loose Women family continues to grow and now Stacey Solomon, Lisa Riley and Martine McCutcheon are set to become full-time members of the panel show!

After a stint of guest appearances on the show, the popular trio were picked up to be permanent after impressing bosses.

They now join other new additions Katie Price and Vicky Pattison, who joined the ranks permanently earlier this year.

Stacey Solomon shared her excitement on Twitter by saying: ‘So proud to be a part of the @loosewomen family! Here’s to more laughs and surprises! Yaaaaay!’

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The new recruits come after Sherrie Hewson confirmed she would be leaving the show after a colossal fourteen years on the panel. Her final appearance will sadly be on Monday’s episode (05/09/16).

This year has seen many changes to the ITV panel show. Katie Price’s appearance has garnered criticism from some of the veteran panellists from the show. Carol McGiffin, who hosted the show for ten years, slammed the show as ‘desperate’ for hiring the former glamour model.

‘I don’t know what she’s doing there. But she’s got a lot of Twitter followers, and they’re desperate for viewers.

Carol McGiffin Loose Women

 

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‘I can’t believe those women [the panellists] are sitting with her. Where’s their self-respect?’ She told a magazine at the time.

However, Stacey Solomon and gang are a lot less controversial offerings to the Loose Women panel. In fact, we love these guys so much that we’re even more excited for them to join!