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MasterChef fans left in stitches at Chris Eubank’s appearance on BBC show

He may not have won judges Gregg Wallace and John Torode over with his food on Celebrity MasterChef during Thursday night’s episode. 

However, former middleweight champion Chris Eubank certainly entertained viewers at home with his chaotic appearance on the BBC show. 

The boxer, 55, took part in the heats alongside Mel Blatt, Gareth Malone and Cliff Parisi and attempted to impress judges.

Giggles: Chris Eubank left MasterChef viewers in stitches during  Thursday night’s episode with his ‘hilarious’ antics

However, as the episode got underway, Chris left fans in giggles with his incredible remarks throughout.

Ahead of the first challenge, he predicted he would do better than all the other contestants, declaring that they ‘complain’ too much as he said: ‘You’re here, so let people see your light.’    

Chris quickly ran into challenges with the daunting use of a pasta maker, but was not once fazed as he said: ‘Once you’ve been smacked in the teeth by Nigel Benn, you’re quite used to fear.’

Animated: As the episode got underway, Chris left fans in giggles with his incredible remarks throughout

Animated: As the episode got underway, Chris left fans in giggles with his incredible remarks throughout

Another hilarious moment came with John and Gregg asked Chris if he had tasted his pesto before serving it, to which he confidently replied: ‘I can see the taste with my eyes.’ 

MasterChef viewers were left in stitches at his appearance, with one writing on Twitter: ‘Chris Eubank on MasterChef is the gift that keeps on giving. Never mind cooking in a three piece suit…’   

Another said: ‘Celebrity Masterchef is on and I’ve been introduced to the weird and wonderful wonder that is Chris Eubank….That man is strange but hilarious.’

‘If you’re not watching Chris Eubank on masterchef you’re missing out I’ve got to tell you’ a third wrote. 

Taste: Ahead of the first challenge, he predicted he would do better than all the other contestants, declaring that they 'complain' too much

Taste: Ahead of the first challenge, he predicted he would do better than all the other contestants, declaring that they ‘complain’ too much

A fourth commented: ‘I genuinely can’t cope with how funny Chris Eubank is on #celebritymasterchef.’

‘Love Chris Eubank cooking in his bespoke suit – gent #MasterChef,’ gushed another 

Another fan suggested: ‘The member of the Celebrity Masterchef casting team who thought of Chris Eubank deserves a pay rise.’

Chris Eubank should have his own cookery show, read the news and weather forecasts and present Question Time. #Masterchef  

Chris Eubank on Celebrity Masterchef is all I ever could have hoped for. I felt…buoyant.’  

Expert: Another hilarious moment came with John and Gregg asked Chris if he had tasted his pesto before serving it, to which he confidently replied: 'I can see the taste with my eyes'

Expert: Another hilarious moment came with John and Gregg asked Chris if he had tasted his pesto before serving it, to which he confidently replied: ‘I can see the taste with my eyes’

Reaction: MasterChef viewers were left in stitches at Chris's appearance

Reaction: MasterChef viewers were left in stitches at Chris’s appearance

Ahead of the shows launch – Chris said he was eager to triumph on the Celebrity series, with the sportsman insisting his cooking skills are exemplary.

Not known for his modesty, he said: ‘My cooking now, there are no words.’

He added to the Radio Times : ‘You will see on the show where I cook one simple dish, it knocked even me off my feet.’

Bold claims: Chris said he was eager to triumph on the Celebrity series, with the sportsman insisting his cooking skills are exemplary

Bold claims: Chris said he was eager to triumph on the Celebrity series, with the sportsman insisting his cooking skills are exemplary

And Chris pulled no punches when it comes to his fighting talk for his fellow contestants.

He said: ‘It’s almost as though I had to teach them what the relationship is between the chef and the food.

‘They just didn’t have any idea how to love the food and the process.

 ‘The difference with my food is the love that’s in it.’

Fighting talk: Not known for his modesty, the former middleweight champion said: 'My cooking now, there are no words' (Chris, left, with Carl Thompson, right, in 1998)

Fighting talk: Not known for his modesty, the former middleweight champion said: ‘My cooking now, there are no words’ (Chris, left, with Carl Thompson, right, in 1998)

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