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Linda Robson's love for FitFlops is unparalleled, but her commitment to footwear has caused friction at Loose Women.

The 65-year-old claims the ITV daytime show previously asked her to wear high heels. And let's just say Linda didn't accept it.

She prioritizes comfort above all else and gave a very witty response to the broadcaster's request.

“I told them to 'fuck off,'” she said. Metro.co.uk at the TV Choice Awards 2024.

'I can't wear high-heeled shoes.' I think they certainly got the message.

To make it clear how much she dislikes impractical footwear, Linda added that she was recently forced to wear them on a photo shoot and needed special assistance.

“I had to have two people carry me to the room because they were big lumps,” she recalled. We think Linda deserves to be carried into every room anyway!

It may be February, but Linda Robson can't part with her FitFlops (other brands are available) (Photo: Hoda Davaine/Dave Benett/Getty Images)
Linda doesn't want to wear high heels at work (Photo: S Meddle/ITV/Shutterstock)

While some people opt for high heels on red carpets, 'Nanny Linda' beats to the beat of her own drum or walks to the beat of her own slippers. She arrived at The Hilton on Park Lane in her trusty apartments, and we don't blame her!

'I have calluses on my toes. I put on bandages because I can't wear boots tonight. They killed me, so I was like, “No, I'm taking off my FitFlops,”' she explained.

If FitFlop are looking for a new celebrity ambassador for their shoes which cost around £50 then they really shouldn't look any further as Linda has been offering free promotion for years.

Linda prioritizes comfort at work and we love her for it (Photo: Joe Maher/WireImage)

Linda and her FitFlops have a longer committed relationship than we ever had. In 2015, she simply tweeted: “Love is the best.”

When Linda ventures into heels, she often ends up removing them and walking barefoot. She truly is a woman after our own heart.

Linda Robson

Linda doesn't like wearing heels (Photo: Lia Toby/Getty Images)

While speaking to us on the red carpet, Linda also talked about an unwanted gift from Denise Welch – not a pair of Jimmy Choos, but a sex toy!

The 65-year-old bought Linda's first vibrator and gifted it to her ITV colleague without warning. The gift that arrived in Linda's dressing room was a result of her admitting that she never had one.

After receiving “the big pink thing,” Linda was given strict instructions to insert some batteries, but decided not to.

Denise Welch

Denise surprised Linda with the cheeky gift (Photo: Ken McKay/ITV/Shutterstock)

'I couldn't take it. I thought: “What if my granddaughters find it? How am I going to explain this to them?” So I gave it to one of my son’s friends,” she explained. Although, of course, there is no shame in female pleasure!

O The Birds Of A Feather actress doesn't have much interest in 'jiggy jiggy' right now announcing her separation from her husband of 33 years, Mark Dunford, father of her two children – Louis and Roberta. She also has a daughter, Lauren, from a previous relationship.

“I'm happy with my grandchildren, my children and I'm looking forward to spending a few days off work,” she insisted.

Linda's decision to abstain from sex is strangely useful at work, as she uses it to calm Loose Women guests who are a little nervous: 'I go into their dressing room and I usually say “I haven't had sex in six months, you Will you have sex with me? and that breaks the ice.

Linda Robson and ex-husband Mark

Mark and Linda married in 1990 (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images)

Although Linda is the picture of contentment now, she is open about her past struggles – the TV star suffered from depression and anxiety four years ago.

“I was at the Priory and two other places. I was on suicide watch. I was so bad. I took too long. I feel bad for what I put my family through, because I was always the strongest one,” she told us.

Her upcoming memoir, Truth Be Told: Tales from a Baggy Mouth, released February 15, will be go into detail about the difficult time in your life.

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