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Claudia Winkleman has revealed she has a phobia of water and as a result of it, she refuses to have sex with her husband Kris Thykier if he's just drunk some.
The 48-year-old Strictly Come Dancing host, who recently opened up about having therapy, made the bizarre revelation when she appeared on the Off Menu podcast with hosts Ed Gamble and James Acaster.
"I don't like or believe in water, I won't have it," she admitted.
"If you're walking towards my table and there's a water glass it's a solid no. I've never knowingly had water – I don't like it. I won't have it around."
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Going into more detail about her phobia, Claudia explained that it can cause her to not want to be intimate with her husband.
"My husband drinks great amounts of water and I really like him but it's problematic.
"He's glugging. Don't touch me. 'Claud, take your bra off.' I don't think so – you should be ashamed of yourself."
The mum-of-three said: "Imagine you're on a date – I've been with the same man for 100 years.
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"He's sitting there and he's like: 'I don't know what to have, what are you going to have? Maybe we should have the same thing.
"And someone comes round and says: 'Would you like some water? And he goes: 'Yeah, sure.'
"And they give him a pint glass of water and he drinks the whole thing. Are you going to want to kiss this many anymore? No.
"A wet mouth with a big fleshy tongue that is covered in liquid."
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Claudia proceeded to admit that it's not just water she isn't a fan of, but all liquids in general.
"I want a dry shrivelled up little man, I want to sleep with Mr Burns, he doesn't drink water, I want him at the table.
"I just don't like liquid, I don't like wine, there's all kinds of stuff. Is this too weird?" she revealed.
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Claudia has been married to her film producer husband Kris for the last 20 years having got married in 2000 and the couple are parents to children Jake, 17, Matilda, 14, and Arthur, nine.
The TV personality is getting ready to present the new series of Strictly Come Dancing which begins on 17 October.
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