Lorraine Kelly was branded "sexist" by her guest Martin Clunes on Tuesday (05.02.19).

Lorraine Kelly

Lorraine Kelly

The Scottish presenter saw the funny side when the former 'Men Behaving Badly' actor reprimanded her for double standards after she expressed a desire to see 'Poldark' star Aidan Turner without his shirt on.

Lorraine lamented the fact the BBC drama had wrapped filming on its fifth and final series and, as a shirtless photo of the actor appeared behind her, she said: "What a shame. I wish we had a photograph we could remember Poldark by, ah thank you for that, lovely, that's cheered us all up.

"Obviously the new series will be happening, not quite sure when it's coming out, maybe in the summer and then that will be that. Just the re-runs and that photograph to remind ourselves.'

But her guest said: "That's sexist. I could have you in a tribunal.

"If I said, 'show that picture with her baps out,' there'd be trouble."

Lorraine giggled at the rebuke and insisted the photo was OK.

She said: "He's not got his winky out! He's just got his chest out."

The 57-year-old actor also had the host giggling when he made some rude quips about his Valentine's Day plans with wife Philippa Braithwaite, prompting Lorraine to swiftly change the subject.

This isn't the first time Martin has caused a stir on daytime TV as 'This Morning' presenter Phillip Schofield was recently forced to apologise when he swore during an interview about his series 'Manhunt'.

Martin said: "We thought it was a good time maybe to tell that story.

"I was playing the SIO (senior investigating officer), so I wanted to see how the rest of the team were towards him.

"We filled our boots and you come away thinking, 'Thank god we've got a police force'. Which we won't have if this current s**te-storm of a government have their way."