'I want to make him happy': Loose Women's Saira Khan admits she has given her husband permission to sleep with another woman because she's lost her sex drive
- Businesswoman, 46, made the admission on ITV1's Loose Women
- Says she does everything in her power to avoid sleeping with husband Steven Hyde
- Couple have been married for 11 years and raise two children together
- Shot to fame as runner-up on the first series of The Apprentice in 2005
And Saira Khan surprised the ITV programme's viewers on Wednesday by revealing she has lost her sex drive and does everything in her power to avoid sleeping with her husband Steven Hyde.
The 46-year-old presenter then made the startling revelation that she has given her partner permission to sleep with another woman as she can no longer satisfy him in the bedroom.
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Shock confession: Saira Khan admitted on Wednesday's episode of Loose Women that she has given her husband of 11 years permission to sleep with another woman as she can no longer satisfy him in the bedroom
Saira - who was the runner-up on the first series of The Apprentice in 2005 - confessed: 'I'm 46, I have a busy life and have two kids. I am so lucky'We used to have a fantastic sex life. I still love my husband, we cuddle up and it's lovely. We've been together for 11 years, but I'm not interested [in sex]. I don't want to.
'I've lost the desire and I find myself making excuses from around 6pm.
Long-term romance: The TV personality and her husband Steven Hyde have been married for 11 years and raise two children together
'I've lost the desire': The former Apprentice star said she used to make excuses to avoid sleeping with her husband until she told him how she was feeling
Honest: The Loose Women panelists were stunned by Saira's frank confession, but were wholly supportive
The TV personality went on to admit she tried every trick in the book to avoid a tryst with her husband, until she finally fessed up and told him he should sleep with another woman.
She explained: 'The other day, I was dressed up to go out and he told me I looked nice and I was like, "Thanks!", and ran out of the door.
'As soon as he comes home, I panic and start saying, "I'm so tired!". I'm embarrassed to say this but I said to him you can go with someone esle if you want.
'I want to make him happy. He'll kill me for saying this... Am I the only one?'
'I'm not interested in sex': Saira said she still enjoys hugs and kisses, but has no desire to be physically intimate with her husband
'Am I the only one?': Saira's fellow panellists were surprised by her admission, but revealed they weren't always in the mood
While her fellow panelists were surprised by her confession, Coleen Nolan agreed that it was sometimes difficult to get into the right mood.
She said: 'You don't always fancy it and then it takes 20 seconds to get in the mood and sometimes another 20 to do it'.
The Loose Women stars also dished the dirt about whether or not they did the deed on their wedding nights.
Candid chats: The Loose Women stars also dished the dirt about whether or not they did the deed on their wedding nights
'I did it three times. I remember it well as it’s the last time we did it', Coleen joked. 'Twice at night and first thing in the morning.'
Recalling her 2010 nuptials with long-term partner and co-presenter Eamonn Holmes, Ruth Langsford joked, 'I thought, I really ought to, it’s my wedding night. It wasn't our finest one.'
When Coleen quizzed her, 'Was it with Eamonn?', Ruth was horrified, replying, 'Of course it was!'
Opening up: Ruth Langsford also discussed her 2010 wedding to long-term partner Eamonn Holmes
'It wasn't our finest one': The 56-year-old star confessed to co-host Coleen that it wasn't their best night of passion