Coleen Nolan’s return to Loose Women confused some fans as they were shocked to see her return so soon.
The star took some time off the show after she became embroiled in a bullying row, after she and her former Celebrity Big Brother housemate Kim Woodburn engaged in a viscious argument on the show in September.
The pair came face-to-face in September for the first time in 18 months, but the interview saw Kim brand Coleen "lying trash" and storm off stage, with broadcasting watchdog Ofcom receiving thousands of complaints.
Coleen was also seen on This Morning in tears over the events, before the devastated panellist Coleen, who has spent years tackling bullying as the Daily Mirror’s agony aunt, insisted in a comment: “Anyone that knows me knows I’m not a bully.
Coleen was back with the Loose Women panel
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“That would be the most hurtful thing people could call me.
“I didn’t want to do the reunion. It was the producers who said she wanted to make peace. I agreed because I was happy to draw a line under past differences.
“From the moment she arrived, it was clear Kim didn’t want to make up. Now I wish I could go back in time and not do it. It was ugly, upsetting and unpleasant for everyone."
When she returned to cheers and chants from the crowd, she said: "Don’t make me cry!
"It’s very nice but don’t make me cry. Everyone’s been great it really is like coming home. It’s so Christmassy!"
Coleen returned to the Christmassy set
But some fans were a little confused by her return, thinking she was not expected back until next year.
One fan commented: "Thought Coleen Nolan was giving up # loosewomen until next year?Kim Woodburn was right she is fake & a liar!!!
Another added: "Such a shame # ColeenNolan is back on # LooseWomen …haven’t missed her at all & thought she was off our screens until New Year ! Time to turn off !!"
A third said: "I honestly thought #coleenNolan would be back on the panel in 2019 and put 2018 behind her how wrong was I #LooseWomen
Many fans were happy to see the return of Coleen, with one tweeting: “Welcome back to where you belong!! @NolanColeen #loosewomen.”
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Another added: “Ahh YAY Coleens back @NolanColeen @loosewomen welcome back its great to see you back #LooseWomen #ColeenNolan.”
Loose Women airs weekdays at 12.30pm on ITV.
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