Men ‘need more money for wives’

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CA­SU­ALTY star Tom Cham­bers has been slammed af­ter de­fend­ing the BBC pay gap by sug­gest­ing men need more cash as they “have to pay for their wives and chil­dren”.

The ac­tor ( above), who plays paramedic Sam Stra­chan on the BBC show, was ac­cused of hav­ing a “1950s” mind­set on Twit­ter.

Oth­ers de­scribed his com­ments as of­fen­sive while gay rights ac­tivists also took aim at the soap star.

Tom, 40, was de­fend­ing his Ca­su­alty co-star Derek Thomp­son af­ter it was re­vealed last week he earns up to £399,000 for his 31-year role as Char­lie Fair­head.

Tom said Thomp­son had “earned his cred­its like a foot­baller” thanks to his decades of “ar­riv­ing in the dark and leav­ing in the dark”.

He then added: “Many men’s salaries aren’t just for them, it’s for their wife and chil­dren, too.”

But Caro­line Hirons said: Tom Cham­bers’ wife needs to take him in hand. And then throat punch him.” FOR­MER World heavy­weight cham­pion Mike Tyson be­came a boxer be­cause a bully killed his pi­geon. BLOOMIN’ LOVELY: Kelly and her am­ple cleav­age RE­AL­ITY TV beauty Vicky Pat­ti­son has de­fended all the shag­ging scenes shown on ITV2’s

For­mer star Vicky, 29, has been seen bonk­ing on-screen her­self and reck­ons the cur­rent crop of Love Is­lan­ders will have ‘no re­grets’ over their re­cent X-rated an­tics.

Vicky said: “The girls in there, they’re happy and that’s what they want to do.

“They’re not do­ing any­thing dif­fer­ent to what any other young girl is do­ing – or young lad for that mat­ter.

“It’s true, ev­ery­one is hav­ing sex. That’s part of what you do in a re­la­tion­ship.

“They’re on a show called what did you ex­pect? Eight weeks of hold­ing hands? Come on!

“I never said I don’t think peo­ple should have sex on telly. It’s man­aged to cap­ti­vate peo­ple of all ages and all gen­er­a­tions – that’s when you know you’re do­ing some­thing right.”

came to an end on Mon­day night with the fi­nal of the hit show crown­ing Kem, 21, and Am­ber, 20, the even­tual win­ners.

The win­ning cou­ple also racked up a num­ber of notches of their bed­posts, too, with them be­ing the first to bonk and even es­cap­ing in broad day­light to en­joy a romp.

They beat off com­pe­ti­tion from three other cou­ples to take home the grand prize of £50,000 af­ter cap­tur­ing the na­tion’s hearts thanks to their steamy love af­fair.

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