Coleen Nolan breaks down in tears on This Morning after 'worst week of her life' 5 years ago

Coleen Nolan breaks down in tears on This Morning after 'worst week of her life'

Coleen Nolan broke down in tears today [September 4] as she appeared on This Morning and discussed her clash with Kim Woodburn.

The pair - who were on Celebrity Big Brother together two years ago - ended up having a showdown on Loose Women last week after an attempt to end their feud went awry.

The incident ended up sparking thousands of complaints to broadcasting regulator, Ofcom, and accusations of bullying and "stitching up".

During her appearance on This Morning, Coleen tearfully revealed how it had been the "worst week of her life" because of the "revolting" abuse she had received.

She claimed that social media trolls have told her she should "die like her sister", and that she was "genuinely shocked" as to how things unfolded on the show.

She told Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby:

"Honestly I don't know what to say. If I could go back in time I would change the whole thing. It wasn't meant to be like that.

"I genuinely, honestly thought she was coming on to make amends and we would have a laugh about it. It's like put it to bed. It didn't go that way obviously since the moment she came out.

"It was genuinely shocking for all of us. None of us wanted that. I never want to see anyone in that much distress as she was in the end.

"It's been the worst week of my life actually."

She burst into tears, apologising for breaking down live on air, as Holly tried to comfort her.


Coleen continued:

"I don't know what I did wrong. I didn't say anything. I said about two things in that interview. I thought she needs help really and I felt sorry for her.

"It's hard. I've never called her names. She called me every name under the sun.

"It's fine I can deal with that. But to be called a bully. And to get messages saying 'why can't you die like your sister?'."

Last week's row ended as Kim stormed off of the Loose Women stage following a furious rant, in which she called Coleen 'lying trash.'.

The host admitted that the interview - as well as the controversy surrounding it - led her to consider quitting her role on Loose Women. 

She added:

"In 15 odd years doing a job I really love, there's a campaign to get me fired. And they talk about me being a horrible bully and send me these revolting messages.

"I phoned my management and my kids [and said] I can't do it. I don't want to do it anymore.

"It's not right. I think it's wrong. I've been in it years, I've dealt with trolls and everything before. Then I thought if this had affected me this much what if I was 14 or 15? It's revolting bullying and I would not wish it on anyone.

"I wouldn't wish harm on Kim. I don't hate Kim. We will never be friends but that's fine. I don't set out to bully her. It's just been a really hard week."