Penny Lancaster clashes with Brenda Edwards in debate

Loose Women star Penny Lancaster told Brenda Edwards to “calm down” in a discussion today.

On Tuesday’s show, the panel discussed the government’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic and whether the June 21 Freedom Day deadline should be postponed.

Brenda said the government should have waited until June 21 for people to go on vacation.


Brenda and her co-stars debated whether to postpone Freedom Day (Photo credit: ITV)

What happened between Penny and Brenda at Loose Women?

Brenda said, “We opened and they opened vacation right away.

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“If anything, you should have waited until June 21st and then saw the data open up on other things in our country before you start flying people here, there and everywhere.”

When Brenda continued, Penny interrupted, “Brenda, Brenda.”

Loose Women: Penny Lancaster and Brenda Edwards meet
Penny told Brenda to “calm down” on Loose Women (Image: ITV)

Brenda added, “You can’t have any control over whether people are quarantined when they come back, so

“What’s there? An Indian variant, an Australian variant, this variant.”

Penny said, “Brenda, Brenda, Brenda, calm down. Calm down, darling. “

Brenda then gasped as she grimaced.

She replied, “I am very calm.”

Loose Women: Penny tells Brenda to get out
Brenda looked stunned by Penny’s comment (Image: ITV)

Meanwhile, viewers on Twitter were not impressed by Penny’s comment.

Many called it “patronizing,” as one person put it, “Penny with her condescending ‘calm down’.”

Brenda, Brenda, Brenda, calm down. Calm down darling

Another wrote: “@brenda_edwards How you kept that calm after Penny’s ‘Calm down, darling’ I don’t know.

“So condescending, you got your point across and she was still talking about you, I didn’t like that at all.”

A third added, “How embarrassing … Penny ‘calm down’. Brenda ‘I’m calm’ .. patronizing interruption … let the woman talk. “

What did the audience say?

However, some people agreed with Penny.

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One tweeted: “Calm down, Brenda!”

Another added: “Brenda cannot have both. Really makes me angry. “

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