Lorraine Kelly is looking smokin' hot at 55

Lorraine Kelly has always been a bit of a legend in our eyes, but now she has superseded all our expectations by posing in a bikini and showing the world what a real 55-year-old woman looks like. And there’s one word for it – WOW!

Doing an exclusive shoot for Woman magazine to launch her five-week The Bikini Promise campaign – which starts this month to give women handy bikini tips and body confidence – Lorraine looks absolutely incredible.

And what makes this shoot even better is there hasn’t been the tiniest bit of airbrushing.

‘The thing about our bikini pictures is that they haven’t been touched at all, so what you see is what you get,’ Lorraine told the magazine.  ‘I’m 55, I’ve got a scar on my leg and a bit of a mum tum, but I am fine with that.’

So how did she get into such good shape?

In a bid to get others to strip off and embrace the bikini bods, Lorraine has been working closely with her dance instructor Maxine Jones and nutritionist Sally Bee. She’s been doing Zumba three times a week.

But while she looks stunning, even Lorraine – who goes on live TV to the nation each day – admits she was nervous about posing in her floral two-piece bikini.

‘It was a big deal for me and I wouldn’t have been able to do it a couple of years ago,’ she says. ‘I struggled with my weight over the years and I would never have felt good enough to pose in my bikini in my twenties or thirties. But you get to the stage in life where you accept your flaws,’ Lorraine says.

Following her smokin’ hot shoot, Lorraine has been labelled a sex symbol and the mum-of-one is pretty happy about it. ‘As a 55-year-old mother of a 21-year-old, I’ll take that and run with it, it’s hilarious!’, Lorraine says.

Mrs Kelly, we salute you!

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