Girl band the Saturdays have said that, even though they are not lesbians, they prefer to check out women than men, and said they “perve on girls”.

The British girl group, made up of Mollie King, Frankie Sandford, Vanessa White and Rochelle Wiseman, spoke in an interview around the US release of their new album, and gracing the

In an interview with Digital Spy, Rochelle Humes said: “Not like in a full-on lesbian way, but I’m more of a girl person than I am a guy person; we all are.”

“And we perv on girls,” Frankie Sandford added. Ms Humes agreed: “Sorry, we are very open about that. Yeah, we perv on girls.”

In May last year, the British girl group became the first musicians to lend their support to the Out4Marriage campaign and urged the public to get on board and support marriage equality for gay and straight couples.

A documentary which follows the girls called Chasing The Saturdays is set to air in the US on 20 January and in the UK on 3 February.

An album of the same name will be released in February.

Other supporters of the Out4Marriage campaign include the actor Hugh Grant, Virgin founder Sir Richard Branson, the singer Paloma Faith, the Bishop of Buckingham Alan Wilson and Liberal Judaism Rabbi Ariel Friedlander.