Rod Stewart says he can’t boil an egg

Rocker Rod Stewart has said that he stands by his wife’s eyebrow-raising comment that cooking makes men less masculine, and admitted he cannot even boil an egg.

Penny Lancaster, 44, sparked controversy when she said earlier this month that men should stay out of the kitchen.

Now the Do Ya Think I’m Sexy? singer has told Good Morning Britain: “I couldn’t boil an egg to save my life.

“I’m embarrassed about it but I’ve never been in a position where I’ve had to cook.

“I tend to agree with her and I will agree with her because I’ve no other option,” he added of Lancaster, whom he wed in 2007.

Asked if he used staying masculine as an excuse to avoid the stove, the singer, 70, who wore a floral shirt and checked jacket during his appearance on the ITV show, joked: “My masculinity comes in other departments!”

Lancaster sparked controversy when she told Loose Women: “I do agree with equal rights and if women want to go and work that’s fabulous.”

But she added: “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.”

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