Matt Lucas, 47, has hit again after he was accused of being “offensive” after placing on a German accent for final night time’s Great British Bake Off. Final night time the remaining bakers tackled German week, rustling up German biscuits, an eight-layered Prince Regent chocolate cake, and a yeast-leavened cake.
To have a good time, Matt and his co-host Noel Fielding opened the present dressed as German digital music pioneers Kraftwerk and carried out with German accents.
When one viewer requested fellow social media customers if imitating a German accent was “offensive”, Matt identified that he’s, in actual fact, Anglo-German.
Responding to the tweet, which has now been deleted, Matt wrote: “I’m Anglo-German. I’m a citizen of each nations, with passports for every, so I’ll do a ropey German accent any time I like.
“Thoughts you, I’ll most likely additionally do a French accent and an Italian one, if I fancy. Trigger, performing, innit.”(sic).
Followers of the comedian agreed along with his assertion, with certainly one of his followers assuring: “I’m German and there’s completely nothing offensive there!
“Personally I get a bit aggravated when folks attempt to classify German as nothing however aggressive, however that’s stereotypes for ya.”(sic).
One other agreed: “I didn’t discover it offensive. I anticipated a response from the individuals who attempt to discover offence in every little thing as of late.”
Throughout the newest episode, Italian baker Giuseppe was topped Star Baker for a second time following an nearly good instalment for the engineer, whereas German baker Jurgen got here in a detailed second.
Gabby wrote: “Get the vibe that Jurgen can’t stand Matt Lucas and it fills me with pleasure #GBBO”.
SlumberingWeird mentioned: “Jurgen is so f***ing bored with Matt Lucas and so am I #GBBO”.
Masato Jones wrote: “Jurgen wasn’t pleased with Matt Lucas remark I assumed #GBBO”.
Daniel Bevis agreed: “Contemplating how horrible his fake ‘German’ accent is tonight, I am not stunned the one precise German here’s a bit miffed with him”.
On the backside of the desk, Freya was given the boot after her showstopper yeast-leavened cake was deemed “too doughy” by judges Prue Leith and Paul Hollywood.
After Matt introduced Freya’s destiny, the 19-year-old, who’s the present’s first-ever vegan baker, burst into tears and was comforted by her fellow contestants.
Following her exit, the Yorkshire native mentioned that participating was the “finest expertise of my life”, earlier than saying how proud she was of her achievements because of her “lack of expertise” with baking.
Nevertheless, many viewers members have been livid after George was spared regardless of serving up precise uncooked dough.