The 82-year-old broadcaster and journalist clashed with Dame Helen, now 71, on his long-running talk show, Parkinson, when the interviewer insinuated that her figure might hinder her in being recognised as a serious actress.
He has since been branded “sexist" for introducing her in terms of critics' judgements of her physical attributes and stating that he thought that her bust might "detract from the performance".
Sir Michael appeared to reignite the spat as he once again focused on Dame Helen's figure in a new chat, scrutinising her outfit choice for the infamous interview.
Sir Michael previously asked Dame Helen if her figure hindered her in being a serious actress
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"I did a second show with Helen a few years ago and said to her, 'It's all very well giving me a clout about that last interview but you came out with your t*ts hanging out,'" he told Daily Mail's Weekend magazine.
"Well, I didn't actually say that, but it's true," he added.
The TV star also opened up about his 58-year marriage to his wife, Mary, with whom he has three grown-up sons and eight grandchildren.
Sir Michael also opened up about his 58-year marriage to wife Mary
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Sir Michael said that they had 'hung in there' with their marriage
Sir Michael admitted that they have had their issues as a family, saying: "I've always been lucky in that Mary and I have been married for 58 years now.
"Nobody's perfect but we've hung in there. We're a tight family.
"I'm not saying with any pride about what kind of husband I've been," he continued. "I got quite drunk for a while and we got through that."