Jane McDonald returning to Loose Women

Jane McDonaldJane McDonald is reportedly returning to ITV daytime series Loose Women.

The Sun reports the former panellist on the topical debate show is returning in the New Year – due to public demand. The singer quit Loose Women to concentrate on her music career but she is quoted by The Sun as saying ‘Ever since I left the show, I’ve been inundated with people asking me when I’d go back. I’ve been so humbled by the public’s response.  Even at my last concert, the audience were shouting, ‘We want you back on Loose Women!’ “

Jane McDonald’s return will see her join regular panellists Andrea McLean, Denise Welch, Lisa Maxwell, Janet Street-Porter and Jenny Eclair. Earlier this year Kate Thornton and Zoe Tyler were dropped from Loose Women as part of a shake-up to boost ratings. Former Coronation Street actress Sally Lindsay and Carol Vorderman were picked as replacements. In July of this year Coleen Nolan left Loose Women after 11 years on the series.