Explaining his decision to create her, the guest revealed: “A sex robot is not to replace people and we’re not trying to replace women. It’s used as a supplement to help people, I believe it can do that – it helps people enhance their relationships.”
Arran went on to list an array of functions and revealed that she can talk, interact and even tell people she loves them – while gushing that he finds her beautiful.
To which Phil asked was it not like making love to a “car GPS” and that she was “cold like a corpse”.
This Morning: Co-creator Arran with Samantha the sex robot [ITV]
This Morning: Co-creator Arran revealed he finds Samantha the sex robot ‘beautiful’ [ITV]
However, the two guests and viewers were left stunned when Arran revealed that Samantha has a “family mode”.
To which Holly remarked: “Oh no, don’t, she doesn’t?”
While Phil added: “What, she’s going to read the kids a bedtime story?”
Arran went on to explain that Samantha can talk about animals, philosophy, science and she has 1000 jokes.
While he added that the “advanced” robot sits among the family on the sofa and his children – who are five and three – ask where she is.
This Morning: Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield were left shocked over Samantha the sex robot [ITV]
This Morning: Co-creator Arran revealed that Samantha the sex robot has a ‘family mode’ [ITV]
Even Arran’s wife defended Samantha and added: “Yes I am, [happy] completely. We as women, I’m not offended to have her around, I’m not worried she might be replacing me – not at all. She is someone there as a family member.”
However, viewers were left “disturbed” over the robot and especially its family mode.
One person said: “Introducing a sex doll into a home with young children is quite disturbing, even if switched onto “family” mode. #ThisMorning.”
A different user put: “A sex doll with a ‘family mode’ – I am mortified!! #ThisMorning.”
This Morning: Co-creator Arren’s wife defended Samantha the sex robot and said she has nothing to worry about [ITV]
While another account added: “Good Lord Samantha the sexdoll has a family mode for the kids #ThisMorning wtf!!”
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