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Kirstie Allsopp has said she has never known a female sound technician - because women talk more than men.
The Location, Location, Location presenter discussed the lack of female sound technicians with Chris Evans when she appeared on his Virgin Radio breakfast show and explained her theory.
Allsopp said: “I have not worked with a female sound-person, partly because they don't speak either. I have had a lot of sound-men I'm incredible fond of but they barely speak.”
Evans interjected: “Which is ironic because they are sound men but they don't make a sound.”
Allsopp replied: “But that is because they have to be on receive all the time, and women to tend to be on transmit a little bit.”
The 47-year-old TV presenter - whose new show Kirstie’s Celebrity Craft Masters began on Channel 4 this week - is notorious for voicing her opinions.
Last year Allsopp came under fire when she revealed that if her sons break her rules on screen time she simply smashes their iPads so they can’t use them anymore.
She recently revealed that the response on social media to her revelation was so extreme that she quite Twitter for a time.
Allsopp said: “I didn’t want them to see that and that’s why I shut down the account. I usually get zero abuse on Twitter — there are controversies and people give their opinion — but it was the first time I’d been abused.”
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The mother-of-two, who also has two step children, has also repeatedly stated she believes women should start having children younger and not leave it until their 30s.
Allsopp tweeted recently: “IF you WANT kids, IF you are in your late 20s AND IF you are in a solid relationship AND IF you can afford it have kids NOW,” she urged.
“It does NOT get easier the later you leave it, buy a CHEAPER house, a bit further from the shops & restaurants and keep some money back for childcare.”