“Yet all I have to do is stay inside my house. It puts it all into perspective.
“I told myself I wouldn’t cry today and here I am doing it. Take over, Stacey.”
Stacey was taken off-guard but carried on: “I don’t know if I’m equipped to take over.
“Ah, you know what, I love you so much Christine, I love you all girls so much.
“I don’t even know if there was just one NHS worker I could thank, I feel exactly the same as you, Christine.
“It is a privilege to be in lockdown and stay at home with my family knowing that there are people out there who are absolutely putting their lives on the line, sacrificing everything to make sure everybody gets through this.”
Loose Women continues on ITV, weekdays at 12.30pm.