Who is Janet Street-Porter? Loose Women regular, I’m A Celebrity star, journalist and HIGNFY guest panellist

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JOURNALIST and gutsy TV host Janet Street-Porter is a guest panellist on Have I Got News for You and regular on Loose Women.

Here’s everything you need to know about the media and telly personality…

 Janet is a regular panellist on ITV talk show Loose Women

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Janet is a regular panellist on ITV talk show Loose Women

Who is Janet Street-Porter?

The 70-year-old broadcaster was born in Brentford, Middlesex.

After dropping out of college, she took up a job at Petticoat Magazine.

The talented writer became the deputy fashion editor of the Daily Mail in 1969 and fashion editor of the Evening Standard two years later.

Janet has also worked for LBC local radio station, Sell Out and the Independent on Sunday.

 Janet has shown her competitive side on Celebrity MasterChef and I'm a Celeb

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Janet has shown her competitive side on Celebrity MasterChef and I’m a Celeb

What TV shows has Janet Street-Porter been on?

Janet Street-Porter has kept audiences entertained with her numerous telly appearances.

Her competitive nature has been brought out on these shows – as she finished I’m A Celebrity in fourth place and came third on Celebrity MasterChef.

In 2011, Janet became a panellist on ITV’s Loose Women.

She recently participated in the programme’s Body Stories campaign, where she stripped off for an unedited picture.

The TV personality has also appeared on QI, Question Time and Have I Got News For You.

What has Janet said about sexual assault experience?

During a recent appearance on Loose Women, Janet bravely discussed her past experience with sexual assault.

The much-loved commentator explained: “When I was starting my career in journalism, way back, I had something happen to me, I’ve set it in the back of my mind as a really bad dream.

“I’d arranged to meet friends for dinner with my husband, and I had a phone call from one of the people I was going to meet, he was a journalist.

“He rang and said instead of meeting at the restaurant we’re going to meet at my flat for drinks, so I thought nothing of it.

“I went to his flat, he buzzed me up, I went in and there was no one else there.

“He had locked the door behind me and I went into the living room, I think I was about 22, 23 years old and this man literally threw himself on me.

“Without any warning, he went for me and he could not understand that I would not have sex with him, whatever I said it was not getting through.”

Janet added how she froze as the man lunged at her, as her brain tried to process what was happening

Thankfully Janet managed to get him off her, and ran down the corridor of his apartment, which led back round to the front door.

She was able to unlock it and ran down the stairs into the street.

 The talented writer also proved she was a dab hand in the MasterChef kitchen

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The talented writer also proved she was a dab hand in the MasterChef kitchen
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