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Naga Munchetty hits back as BBC Breakfast viewer tries to correct her in jibe 'I did not!'
Naga Munchetty took to Twitter earlier today to reply to a BBC Breakfast viewer who claimed she had made a blunder while discussing the Celebrity MasterChef 2022 winner.The presenter had been discussing the show’s finale this morning alongside co-host Charlie Stayt, whilst simultaneously trying not to spoil the result for fans who hadn't had a chance to watch it yet.Despite Naga's best efforts, Twitter user Matthewrhodie fumed: “Thanks a lot @TVNaga01 we won’t ruin the Celebrity Masterchef final result if you haven’t seen it ‘but we will tell you he is one happy man…’!“Erm I wonder if Lisa Snowdon or Mel Blatt have ever been described as that before…”Naga quickly corrected the viewer, as she insisted she had not made a mistake, hitting back: “I did not say man - I said ‘very happy winner’.”Lisa Snowdon was crowned the winner of the hit BBC reality show last night after competing for the title against McFly's Danny Jones and All Saints singer Mel Blatt.The TV star’s reaction comes after she sparked backlash over her frequent interruptions during her Thursday morning interview with Thérèse Coffey.BBC viewers were left less than impressed following Naga’s conversation with the Health Secretary about the new plan for the NHS.The new proposal will guarantee no one will wait more than two weeks for an appointment with a GP.However, the plans have been met with opposition from doctors, and Thérèse’s interview with Naga on sparked debate as the host interrupted her guest to try and clarify her stance.Speaking over Thérèse, Naga said: “Sorry, when you say… I understand you’ll be setting out more detail.“When you say ‘unlocking’, does that mean there’s money there that just hasn’t been able to be used?”Naga also asked if there was
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'Really sad!' Former Holby City star Lisa Faulkner speaks out on BBC decision to axe show
Lisa Faulkner, 50, has spoken out about the BBC’s decision to end Holby City for good back in March, after 23 years on the air.The former Celebrity MasterChef winner, who is married to the show’s judge John Torode, 57, admitted she was “really sad” to see the soap get axed, in an exclusive interview with Express.co.uk. Lisa played Victoria Merrick on the show from January 1999 to June 2001.Victoria was a senior house officer who trained in cardiothoracic surgery and paediatrics at Holby City Hospital.Two years after joining the show, Lisa’s character was stabbed to death in her own home by the father of a patient whose life she could not save.The star appeared in 45 episodes of the show early on in her acting career, which meant it was a strange thing for the celebrity chef to hear it had been cancelled.Speaking about when she heard the news, Lisa reflected: “Yeah, it was really sad. “I think it’s such a great show and, for me and my two best friends…“You know, I met Angela (Griffin) and Nicola (Stephenson) on that show and we have been best friends ever since. “So to me, it’s been a really important show in my life,” she added.Apart from her job as a TV chef, Lisa is also known for her previous roles on soaps such as Brookside, where she played Louise Hope, and EastEnders, where she played Fi Browning.However, she’s also enjoyed some more recent roles, such as Murdoch Mysteries and BBC One’s The Girl Before.Speaking about her future in the world of television, Lisa explained: “You know, it’s really nice to be going up for auditions again, playing small parts in nice dramas. “It’s just been fun doing the auditioning again and getting the jobs.
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John Torode on late Queen's 'great' personality and 'incredible' dedication to realm
John Torode, 57, was fortunate enough to meet Queen Elizabeth II on two occasions, having first met the monarch in 2009.The Celebrity MasterChef judge spoke to Express.co.uk about the "incredible" monarch whom he had the pleasure to meet at Buckingham Palace.John is known for being the face of BBC's MasterChef since 2005 alongside greengrocer, Gregg Wallace.Due to his highly successful cooking career, John has been given the opportunity to meet the Queen on two occasions.The MasterChef judge opened up about the "great honour" he felt meeting such a powerful monarch.John said: "The Queen, I mean, I suppose it's one of those great, great honours."The second meet, it was a private audience, which was for something about Australians, who were working in the UK and were high profile and so there was a lineup of Hugh Jackman, Jason Donovan, myself, it was just great!"It was really really interesting to meet her face to face and have a proper little chat."She’s an incredible woman who went and spoke to the 200 people in each room."He went on: "People come up to you and talk to you about how to address the Queen. It was just such an amazing way that it worked."I think I read that one year she had 580 official engagements, which is more than twice a day which is really quite incredible."John also recalled driving through the Buckingham Palace gates as it was something he never thought he would do.He continued: "The first time I met her was about 2009 and it was a sort of large gathering of around 600 people and you got moved from room to room, it was very formal."The most exciting thing was driving through the gates in my car."That was great.
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'Helps because she's quite attractive' John Torode on working relationship with wife Lisa
John Torode, 57, met his now-wife Lisa Faulkner, 50, in 2010 when she won Celebrity MasterChef.The celebrity chef has spoken exclusively to Express.co.uk about why his relationship with Lisa works so well, admitting that it helps that she's "quite attractive".John and Lisa are not shy of working together, having secured many joint cooking shows in recent years, including ITV's John and Lisa's Weekend Kitchen.The pair married in 2019, following their engagement at the end of 2018 - and their relationship appears to be going from strength to strength.Express.co.uk asked John about his working relationship with his wife and how they keep their romance alive.John replied: "We do very different things at different times, so we are not always together and we’re not always home."I’ve even been away a few days this week and I only got back yesterday."So you know, I’m in the house for a couple of hours and then I disappear and when she has stuff on we probably won’t see each other all weekend."John then shared a personal insight into what he thinks helps their relationship run so smoothly.He admitted to Express.co.uk: "So, you know, when it actually comes to working together, it's actually really nice."Oh, yeah. It helps because we like each other which is good and she's quite attractive, you know?"We bounce off each other really nicely.
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Celebrity Masterchef first look as Dame Mary Berry makes surprise appearance during semi-finals
CELEBRITY MasterChef fans are set to be left delighted following a surprise appearance from Dame Mary Berry at the semi-final stages of the competition.  Dame Mary will make her debut in the MasterChef kitchen in the episode broadcast on the 8th September where she will challenge the seven remaining stars to re-create one of her most popular dishes.  Mary will judge the celebrities alongside resident hosts, John Torode and Gregg Wallace, where they will have to master cooking with a host of unfamiliar ingredients and a variety of new techniques to impress the culinary trio.  Mary said: “I can’t wait to see these talented MasterChef semi-finalists bring my dishes to life and hopefully they are recipes they would enjoy making at home too.  They need to remember though that I’ve got eyes in the back of my head. They may think I’m not watching but I will be…” So far a whole host of famous faces have been battiling It out on the BBC One show to follow in the footsteps of stars such as Kimberly Wyatt and Lisa Faulkner.  Twenty celebrities will entered the kitchen with only eight of them moving into the semi-finalswith seven of them getting the chance to impress former Bake Off star Mary.  Read More on MasterChefNOT IMPRESSED Celebrity Masterchef fans left irritated by Jimmy's dishTOO MANY COOKS Here is who has left Celebrity MasterChef so far Reality TV star Faye Winter, best known for her time on Love Island, and McFly band member Danny Jones both beat off fierce competiton to become the most impressive cooks from heat one and we’re swiftly joined by Call the Midwife favourite Cliff Parisi 90’s popstar Mel Blatt.
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John Torode hits back after being mocked for This Morning mishap 'I can't be embarrassed!'
John Torode, 57, famously burned a tea towel live on air as he cooked a traditional English breakfast in 2020 on This Morning.The Celebrity MasterChef host has spoken exclusively to Express.co.uk about why he is not "embarrassed" about what happened and why he thinks he dealt with the situation "quite well".Speaking about the incident, John told Express.co.uk: "It was very good TV, but I mean I suppose it’s something that happens when you work in professional kitchens you have to stay in control and not panic."You can’t lose control, you have to continue with what you’re doing. I mean, I also can’t be embarrassed because it happens."John was recreating a McDonalds McMuffin in April 2020 at his home and was appearing on This Morning via video call.As John began to toast the muffins he failed to notice a tea towel left on the hob had set alight.Hosts Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby frantically tried to warn John but his cries were left unheard as the flames got bigger.Luckily, John finally spotted the fire and dealt with it very professionally, throwing it into the sink as his alarm began to ring in the house.Recalling what happened, John told Express.co.uk: "Again, you need to remember at that time we were in full lockdown."I had some camera equipment, which I'd had to set up myself inside my own home kitchen.
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'Ruins it!' Lisa Faulkner details whether husband John Torode shares MasterChef spoilers
Celebrity MasterChef spoilers from John Torode, 57, in an exclusive interview with Express.co.uk.The star insisted that knowing the results ahead of time would “ruin” the show for her, and that she makes sure she gets no inside intel from her husband ahead of time, as she still “has a lot of love” for the series.Lisa spoke to Express.co.uk about her family life with John as part of a wider interview about encouraging families to be more connected during meal times.The star has teamed up with cracker company Carr’s to help create some tasty recipes that will hopefully spark conversations and deter families from looking at their phones during dinner.Lisa and John are a real power couple when it comes to cooking shows, with John having hosted MasterChef since 2005 and Lisa winning the celebrity version of the series in 2010.Since then, they have coupled up on camera as well as in real life to co-present John and Lisa's Weekend Kitchen, which launched on ITV in 2019.Speaking about Celebrity MasterChef, which is currently in its 17th series, Lisa revealed how she felt about receiving spoilers from John.Asked if her husband ever let things slip, she admitted: “The thing is that I could probe him, but I never want to because it just ruins it.“Sometimes I know certain things, just because I come to judge the show sometimes, so I’ve seen people or there are people you vaguely know who are on it.“But no, I never ever want to find out what happens because it’s so exciting to watch!”Lisa went on to share how much she is enjoying the current series, which includes celebs like Strictly Come Dancing’s Katya Jones, GB News presenter Kirsty Gallacher and Call the Midwife’s Cliff Parisi.“I am watching!” she confirmed.
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Celebrity Masterchef viewers left in fits of rage over Chris Eubank 'fix' claims
Celebrity Masterchef appears to have frustrated viewers who claimed the show is a "fix" after he received a substantial amount of help.However, other contestants including Cliff Parisi and Melanie Blatt were largely left to fend for themselves during the challenge which saw them making their own pasta while being timed.Chris, 56, was offered assistance by John Torode and Greg Wallace during the heated round leaving fans at home in fits of rage.READ MORE: Celebrity Masterchef fans enraged over John Torode 'stealing' catchphrase from co-starGreg Wallace also made a comment on this as he said: "You got a bit of instruction but you did it, well done."He continued: "I think Chris' inexperience showed there, he did get a bit of help but he perseveres, he gets the job done."However, the boxing legend also acknowledged the help he received as he reflected on the challenge."I'm feeling stupendous, with their help, they got me through," he said before adding: "On a scale of one to ten, I'd give it an eight, yeah."Taking to Twitter, one said: "If Chris Eubank doesn't go tonight it's a fix!#CelebrityMasterChef.""Why are they basically doing the task for him?! #celebritymasterchef," added a second.Before a third tweeted: "#CelebrityMasterchef Nice one, just tell Chris exactly what to do!!"Another raged: "Funnily enough, they're not helping Cliff but told Chris Eubank what to do.
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Celebrity Masterchef fans up in arms as John Tarode 'steals' Greg Wallace's catchphrase
MasterChef fans were up in arms that John Tarode had stole Greg Wallace's famous line.Viewers tuned in on Tuesday (16 August) to watch the likes of Gogglebox's Chris Eubank, All Saints star Melanie Blatt, choirmaster Gareth Malone, dancer Queen Mo-Jo and Eastenders actor Cliff Parisi cook against one another for a place in the final. Each contestant was given a secret ingredient to work with and All Saints songstress Mel was asked to conjure up something with chocolate.READ MORE: Celebrity MasterChef's Nancy Dell'Olio leaves fans baffled over food blunder on BBC showShowing off her desert skills, Mel opted to deliver the judges John and Greg a seriously appetising and calorific chocolate and peanut butter cheesecake.Speaking to camera, John praised the hitmaker for idea but stressed she'd need to ensure that she had a "buttery biscuit base".After hearing the three words from the Greg Wallace's Buttery Biscuit Base mash-up that went viral a few years ago, online users went wild.However, many fans were unhappy that John had stolen Greg's thunder.One person penned: "OI Torode! Only Gregg can say 'buttery biscuit base' #MasterChef."A second echoed: "Wait did John just say buttery biscuit base."While a third chimed in: "No John didn't just say buttery biscuit base #MasterChef."All celebrities went head-to-head in three intense rounds and for their final dish were asked to cook up their favourite plate.It was a tough round, with every single star throwing their all into delivering a tasty serving.
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Lisa Faulkner admits she and John Torode 'don't separate work and home life on TV'
EastEnders star Lisa Faulkner has explained there is no tension when it comes to working with her husband, John Torode.The actress, 50, has appeared alongside her husband on John and Lisa's Weekend Kitchen since 2019 but admits the pair don't separate their work and home life balance.While the pair may have started working together when Lisa won Celebrity MasterChef back in 2010, they tied the knot in 2019 during an intimate ceremony at Aynhoe Park in Banbury, Oxfordshire.Speaking exclusively to the Daily Star about Weekend Kitchen, Lisa explained: "We don't separate it on set, it's just like we're cooking in our kitchen."I think that's what is really funny, when we're on set cooking, we may as well be in our kitchen at home."She continued: "Anyone that comes to our kitchen at home says 'Oh my God' if they've watched the show, they say 'it's just like being at your house."We just rub along nicely in the kitchen together, it's fun," Lisa said before adding: "It's hard because we shoot quite a few shows in one day but we must love doing it, they just let us go, they say 'Right, there's the stuff if you just want to plod through'."The former Holby City star went on to say: "We just look at what we're cooking and then we just go for it, they just let us go which is lovely."But it wasn't a difficult decision to bring their marital life onto the screen, with Lisa saying: "It was just one of those things people asked us to do."I said 'Absolutely, I'd love to do a cooking show with John', as long as it was authentic and not as though it was in a studio, we wanted to do it like we were at home."Then lockdown happened and we were at home cooking, I think it then made the show even more like our show."We have such a great team on
Celebrity Masterchef - ‘It was terrible!’ Benidorm star Crissy Rock 'blames MasterChef' for horror cooking injury - express - Britain - Ireland
‘It was terrible!’ Benidorm star Crissy Rock 'blames MasterChef' for horror cooking injury
Celebrity MasterChef back in 2020, but the star has since shared how the show encouraged her to take her cooking one step too far.The comedienne detailed the horrific moment she “smashed her jaw” in her own kitchen at home, in a candid interview with Express.co.uk.Crissy will be taking on a whole new challenge this February when she steps into the world of musical theatre with an all-star cast for Cruising Through Menopause.Arriving as a sequel to Menopause the Musical, which has been hailed as the “ultimate girls’ night out”, the show is set to embark on a six-month tour of the UK and Ireland this Spring with Crissy leading the charge.However, last year, things took a turn for the worse for Crissy, when she was forced to undergo surgery following a terrible accident she had shortly after her stint on Celebrity MasterChef.Crissy admitted that she loved competing in the BBC programme, but also quipped that the show was at fault for her accident.Inspired by her stint on the challenging programme, Crissy started to experiment in the kitchen, which is what led to her hellish cooking injury. “I’ll blame MasterChef, I was alright with a tin opener. It made me become adventurous!” she joked.Remembering her time on the show, Crissy explained: “Oh, that was a disaster for me, MasterChef.“When I got back though, because I’m not really a cook or nothing, I really got into it.