Denise Welch Admits She apos;s Fallen Out With Her Sons Over Girlfriends
Denise Welch has admitted she's fallen out with her sons in the past over fears their girlfriends were being too controlling.
Speaking on Thursday's [/tvshowbiz/loose-women/index.html Loose Women] the actress, 62, admitted she sometimes sides with her sons' other halves when she feels they've been 'disrespectful,' before nothing she felt one 'years ago' had too much influence.
The discussion came as the panel debated the impact of the acclaimed [/news/bbc/index.html BBC] drama Normal People which depicts a relationship between two students in Ireland.
Candid: Denise Welch, 62, has admitted she's fallen out with her sons in the past over fears their girlfriends were being too controlling
During the debate, talk turned to whether it's acceptable for parents to be involved in their children's relationships.
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Denise is mum to sons Matt, 31, who is the frontman for rock band The 1975, and https://coronawiki.five-stitches.net/mediawiki/index.php/Qualcomm_Is_Pushing_Connectivity_To_Cheaper_Computers_But_Still_Faces_Hurdles actor Louis, 19, with ex-husband Tim Healy.
The former Coronation Street star explained that she's always tried to have good relationships with his sons' partners, and has reprimanded them when she feels they've been disrespectful.
Views: Speaking on Thursday's Loose Women the actress admitted she sometimes sides with her sons' other halves when she feels they've been 'disrespectful'
She said: 'There have been times in the past when I have much preferred their girlfriends to them.
'And if I thought that for one moment or witnessed them being disrespectful to their girlfriends, I would come down on them very hard, and totally support the girlfriend.
'I've fallen out with them over the years because of that.'
Proud mum: Denise is mum to sons Matt, now 31, who is the frontman for rock band The 1975, and actor Louis, now 19, with ex-husband Tim Healy (pictured in 2019)
Denise added she likes to think she's instilled strong ethics in her sons when it comes to respecting women, but did admit she's warned one of them in the past over fears a girlfriend was being too controlling.
She told the panel: 'As long as you know that is not how to behave, because love can be unconditional.
'As long as you know that that's not how to go on at the same time, I've said before that there was a girl one of them had years ago and I knew that she was controlling and I would say the same thing.'
Acclaimed: The discussion came as the panel debated the impact of the acclaimed BBC drama Normal People which depicts a relationship between two students in Ireland
The show also took a hilarious turn with Judi Love speaking live from her home via.
video link, but the screen accidentally froze.
This meant that when the panel decided to do the Mexican Wave, the comedian failed to join in.
Denise quickly joked: Judi! Do join in!' before all four hosts burst into fits of laughter.
Loose Women airs weekdays at 12:30pm on ITV.
Open: Denise admit she's warned one of her sons in the past over fears a girlfriend was being too controlling, insisting love doesn't have to mean universal agreement on everything