Emma Bunton fends off sexist questions in resurfaced Howard Stern interview

The radio personality made personal remarks regarding the singer's body and sexuality

Jacob Stolworthy
Saturday 14 October 2017 10:30 BST
Howard Stern asks Emma Bunton what age she started her period in 2005 interview

An unsettling interview showing radio personality Howard Stern barraging former Spice Girl Emma Bunton with a series of lewd comments has resurfaced online.

The 2005 clip shows Bunton fending off deeply inappropriate suggestive remarks about her body and personal questions regarding sex.

At one stage, Stern - who is known for his on-air shock tactics - asks the singer what age she was when she had her first period.

Bunton, clearly uncomfortable, remains professional throughout initially calling out the presenter for asking about her virginity in an interview she participated in as part of the Spice Girls years previous.

Stern can be heard saying: “You've got a hot little body. I can see you girl-on-girl action, I can see you with two guys. I could see you doing a lot of things.”

“My dad won't be happy that you're talking to me about this,” Bunton replies to which Stern comments: “He loves it.”

He proceeds to comment on her outfit choice, saying “I feel like you didn’t wear a bra just for me today? I feel like you're not wearing panties today.

“It’s turning me on a little bit,” Stern adds as an uncomfortable Bunton replies: “Really? Good. That’s nice for you.”

The interview has resurfaced in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal which has seen the film producer face numerous allegations of sexual assault and harassment. The accusations have inspired the world to shine a light on examples of misconduct against both women and men in the entertainment industry as well as instances like the above.

Stern is known to socialise with US President Donald Trump who was once seen "ogling" Bunton at a VHL Fashion rocks party in front of his wife, Melania.

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