Anne Hegerty wants man 'who's been around block' after turning down lesbian ...

ANNE HEGERTY - also known as The Governess on The Chase and Beat The Chasers - wants a man who has "been around the block", after turning down romance offers from both male and female fans of the ITV show.

PUBLISHED: 15:14, Wed, Jan 6, 2021 | UPDATED: 15:32, Wed, Jan 6, 2021

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Anne Hegerty discusses her taste in men on Loose Women

Anne Hegerty, 61, who appeared on Loose Women today, said many of her fans on The Chase are often “older women” who are “hoping” that she is a lesbian. However, The Governess star confirmed that she has a soft spot for older men, with her first-ever crush being American film actor Lee Marvin, and now she is seeking a boyfriend who has “been around the block a bit”.

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I have to let them down gently

Anne Hegerty

The revelation from Anne came after Loose Women panellist Denise Welch asked: “Do you have a fanbase amongst younger men?”

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Anne answered: “I have a fanbase amongst gay men, I don’t know what that proves, but most of my fans are women, most of them are older women.

“I think some of them are hoping I’m a lesbian, and I have to sort of let them down gently.”

The star described how as a teenager while her friends lusted after The Partridge Family star David Cassidy, she was more interested in Lee, who was 34 years her senior and died in 1987.

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anne hegerty the chase news latest updateAnne Hegerty, 61, appeared on Loose Women today (Image: ITV)

anne hegerty the chase beat the chasers husband married partner dating news latest updateThe revelation from Anne came after Loose Women panellist Denise Welch asked: “Do you have a fanbase amongst younger men?” (Image: ITV)

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She continued: “Actually right from my teens, I was always into older men, to the concern of my mother.

“Everybody else my age went through a David Cassidy stage, I didn’t go through a David Cassidy stage. I went straight into a Lee Marvin stage.”

Nowadays however her ideal man is 74-year-old Tommy Lee Jones, actor who starred in smash hit movie Men in Black.

She revealed: “My ideal bloke is Tommy Lee Jones.”

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