THE Great British Bake Off is in need of a new host – after Matt Lucas announced he was stepping down from the hit.
A estrela, 48, said tonight he would be “cheerfully passing the baguette on to someone else” to present alongside Noel Fielding.
It would be the third person to co-host with Mighty Boosh star Noel, 49, who was originally paired with Sandi Toksvig no show.
Many fans already have strong opinions on who should front the Channel 4 baking hit in his place.
Some suggested hosts on some of Mão na massa‘s spin-off shows deserved to step up to the main jobs.
When asked who deserved to get the job, one fan wrote simply: “Stacey Solomon.”
Others suggested that Harry Hill, 58, who presents the junior version of Bake Off, would be perfect alongside Noel.
Um tweetou: “I am begging @BritishBakeOff to replaceMatt with @HarryHill. It’s the logical option.”
Outro disse: “Harry Hill. He is absolutely brilliant on Junior Bake Off.”
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“It’s been a delicious experience and I can’t imagine a more fun way of spending my summers.
“But it’s become clear to me that I can’t present both Fantasy Football League and Bake Off alongside all my other projects.
“Então, after three series and 51 episódios, I am cheerfully passing the baguette on to someone else.
“I would like to give my warmest thanks and gratitude to everyone at Love Productions and Channel 4 and to Noelipops, Paulo, Dame Prue, the crew and, claro, the wonderful bakers for welcoming me into the tent.
“I wish whoever takes over the very best and I can’t wait to tune into the next series without already knowing who won!”