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Men who cook lose masculinity, says Rod's wife Penny Lancaster


Penny Lancaster

Penny Lancaster

Penny Lancaster

Singer Rod Stewart's wife Penny Lancaster has caused a row after saying that cooking robs men of their masculinity.

The model (44), was appearing as a panellist on Loose Women when she made the remarks.

Lancaster (inset) who wed the Scottish rocker in 2007 and has two children with the Sailing singer, said that she was all for "equal rights".

But she also told the ITV show that "when men come home I think it's more a case of being more a part of the family, being with the children, spending more time with the children, being a strong role model".

"But going as far as cooking and putting the apron on, I think that, not belittles men, but takes the masculinity and I would miss that," she added.