Andrea McLean has '£2 in her business account' after Loose Women exit
Andrea McLean has just ‘£2 in her business account’ after her emotional exit from Loose Women to focus on her company with husband Nick Feeney
Andrea McLean’s business account only has £2 in the bank, according to public documents filed at Companies House.
The TV presenter, 51, left Loose Women in December to focus on her company, This Girl Is On Fire, which she runs with husband Nick Feeney.
In the latest paperwork filed online from December 2019, the business is labelled as ‘dormant’ and shows there was only £2 ‘at the bank or in hand’.
Business: Andrea McLean’s business account only has £2 in the bank, according to public documents filed at Companies House (pictured on Loose Women in December)
However, new up-to-date filings for Andrea’s company are due to be shared on the publicly available site by the end of March.
MailOnline has contacted Andrea’s representative for a comment.
Andrea has thrown herself into the business since leaving Loose Women and This Girl Is On Fire is set to launch a special membership on its website on February 1.
As well as her encouraging blog and website which covers wellness and lifestyle, the journalist has also written a best-selling book under the same business name.
Changes: The TV presenter, 51, left Loose Women in December to focus on her company, This Girl Is On Fire, which she runs with husband Nick Feeney (pictured on her final episode of Loose Women)
After stepping down from Loose Women after 13 years on the show in December, Andrea admitted she agonised over the decision for months.
In an interview with OK! Magazine she said: ‘It was such a slow burner. By the time it came around, it felt like absolutely the right thing to do. It was a weird decision – it did feel scary!’
‘It took months of thinking about it. We were preparing for the worst and hoping for the best. Nick and I sat down and wrote what we needed to prepare for.’
She continued: ‘Worst case – we would have to sell the house. Best, the This Girl Is On Fire membership and website we’ve set up works and we’re successful with that.’
Andrea and Nick now both work full time on the business, with Nick’s daughter also on board.
New focus: Andrea and Nick (pictured together) now both work full time on the business, with Nick’s daughter also on board
When she announced her plans to leave Loose Women in November, Andrea broke down in tears and also detailed how her departure was also linked to her nervous breakdown.
Andrea explained: ‘Like so many people this has been a time to hugely reflect and think back. So many people have been talking about how they can’t wait for life to get back to normal. I, like many people, did that and thought, ‘Do I want my life to go back to the normal that it was before?’
She told viewers: ‘Last year I had a nervous breakdown and this year the world has had a breakdown. This year I’ve been really mentally strong to deal with everything the pandemic has thrown at us.
‘You get one life, are you living it the way you want? Are you being brave? Are you doing the thing you want?’
Becoming emotional, Andrea added: ‘I didn’t think I was going to cry. I’ve told you ladies just before we came on air. I’m going to be leaving Loose Women because I want to be brave…
‘All the incredible feedback that I had from my book and the support I was able to give them, I want to bring it to life. It was a really, really big decision to jump and see if I fall or if I fly. And I just thought, I will never know unless I try, so I am saying goodbye to Loose Women.’
Andrea has kept in touch with Brenda Edwards and Saira Khan in the weeks since her departure, admitting she wasn’t surprised by her friend Saira’s decision to quit Loose Women shortly after she did.
Big decision: Andrea admitted it did feel ‘scary’ deciding to step away from the show after 13 years and said she and Nick prepared ‘for the worst and hoped for the best’ (pictured with her Loose Women co-panellists Nadia Sawalha, Jane McDonald, Denise Welch and Jane Moore)
Trying to diffuse any rumours of a rift on the ITV show, Andrea insisted Loose Women is ‘like any working environment. If you work with a lot of people, you’re drawn to the one you sit next to. It’s exactly like that.’
While Andrea’s departure appears amicable, MailOnline exclusively revealed last week that Saira has blocked three of her former co-stars on Instagram since quitting.
The TV personality, 50, made a sudden departure from the long-running lunchtime staple last month, shortly after revealing her shock decision to quit.
And since revealing that she only ‘tolerated’ some of her fellow panellists, a source has revealed to MailOnline that Saira has now blocked Nadia Sawalha, Kaye Adams and Jane Moore from viewing her Instagram posts.
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