Joanna Lumley Says Modern Women Are ‘Too Sensitive’ And Should Take Wolf Whistling ‘As A Compliment’

'People are very offended by everything.'

05/10/2016 07:23 BST | Updated 05/10/2016 11:17 BST

Joanna Lumley has entered the debate on casual sexism, claiming modern women are “too sensitive”.

The ‘Absolutely Fabulous’ star added that wolf whistling should be taken as a “compliment”.

“How can wolf whistling be offensive to women? It’s a compliment,” she told The Mirror.

“They’re saying ‘Cor you look all right, darlin’. What’s wrong with that?”

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Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley are set to reprise their roles as Eddy and Patsy in a second 'Ab Fab' movie.

Meanwhile, we could be seeing Joanna back on the big screen as Patsy Stone after Jennifer Saunders revealed that a sequel to this year’s ‘Ab Fab’ movie is on the cards.

Jennifer said: “We’re doing it again, certainly. If people go and watch it, yes.”

Joanna added: “It is always fun to go back to those ridiculous people.”

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