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Davina McCall faces backlash

Davina McCall has angered fans with her comments about keeping a man satisfied in the bedroom.

Over the weekend the former Big Brother host told British newspaper the Telegraph that women should step up to satisfy their man “even if you’re absolutely exhausted”. But after receiving a torrent of disgusted replies on social media following the articles publication, the 47-year-old took to her blog to defend herself.

“Argggghhhhhh! I've got myself in a controversy!!!! In the paper this weekend I talked about a couple of things that I would like to explain further... " she wrote. “I do not submit to my husband, nor does he submit to me. My mum said, to keep your man happy, stay intimate. Sometimes, especially when the kids were very young and I was super tired, this was the last thing on my mind… has he ever coerced or pressured me? NO!!! But have I ever started feeling tired and finished feeling very happy? Yes!! (sic)”

Davina will celebrate her 15th wedding anniversary with husband Matthew Robertson this month. The couple have three children together and in her blog, Davina clarified that she likes to do sexy things for herself as much as her spouse.

“I do like to wear matching underwear... no biggy... I don’t do it for Matthew... I do it for me,” she said. “If I want to feel hot and sexy I wear nice undies... if I'm at work, and for practicality, I wear really boring ones... but always matching.”

Her defence of lingerie also came about following the Telegraph article and subsequent disgruntled messages from followers, with some branding the interview sexist “trash”.

“Matthew has strong views on underwear,” she told the newspaper, “You must keep your husband satisfied in the bedroom department, even if you’re absolutely exhausted. Otherwise he will go somewhere else.”

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