Linda Robson has denied ever having a feud with her Birds Of A Feather co-star Pauline Quirke.
The Loose Women panellist, 62, said that the rumours of a falling out are a 'load of old codswallop' and that Pauline, 61, only missed the show's Christmas special as she was working on other things.
Back in February, it was reported that Pauline is no longer on amicable terms with Linda after she was involved in a tense face-off with fellow TV star Lesley Joseph, 75, outside TV studio toilets.
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But speaking to The Sun Paula said: 'Take no notice of what you've heard about me and Pauline falling out. It's a load of old codswallop.
'Pauline just chose not to do Birds Of A Feather. She wants to concentrate on her acting academy, that's that.
'We've known each other since we were ten. We're friends. Will Pauline return to the show? I don't know.
Fall out? Back in February, it was claimed Pauline, 61, is no longer on amicable terms with Linda, 62, (pictured 1988)
'I just know that the Christmas special went down really well. ITV were really, really pleased.'
Last month Linda said it was Pauline's 'choice' not to appear in the one-off episode last year and that the cast had 'to respect' her decision.
Pauline's character Sharon Theodopolopodous was written out of the episode as being 'stuck on a Covid cruise'.
Linda told the Express: 'Obviously people miss Pauline, but we have to respect that it was her choice not to do it anymore.
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Honest: The Loose Women panellist, 62, said that the rumours of a falling out are a 'load of old codswallop'
'She wants to concentrate on her academy. When they (the producers) asked us, we were like, 'Yeah we would still like to do it. We're not ready to finish.'
'I think it worked really well as they did a good script, and we did the best we could with it.'
MailOnline has contacted Pauline's representatives for comment.
The Sun previously alleged the bust-up with Lesley could date back to 1997, when Pauline received a BAFTA nomination for her role in The Sculptress, and reportedly asked for a bigger salary for her Birds Of A Feather stint through her manager husband Steve Sheen.
Feud?: Last month Linda has said it was Pauline's 'choice' not to appear in the one-off episode last year and that the cast had 'to respect' her decision. Linda and Pauline are pictured in 1993
The insider said: 'Steve was not especially popular on set. He asked for more money, which he felt