GREAT British Bake Off star Paul Hollywood has revealed that Dame Mary Berry once HIT him with her handbag while he was driving.
While chatting to his current co-star Prue Leith, Paul claimed Mary lashed out at him because he was driving to fast.
Professional baker Paul, who worked with Mary when GBBO aired on the BBC, made the confession during a Q&A on spin-off show Extra Slice.
Reading out viewers’ vrae, 82-year-old Prue asked him: “What’s your most unappealing habit?”
Paul replied: “I probably drive a little bit too quick. It scares a few people.”
Hy het bygevoeg: “I took Mary in a car once and she was hitting me with her handbag.”
Prue seemed unsurprised by the revelation and also admitted to being apprehensive about Paul’s driving.
“It scared me,” het sy vir hom gesê. “I think I only ever dared go in a car with you once.”
Paul rose to Bake Off fame alongside Mary when the show first launched on BBC2 in 2010.
The pair were the original judges and, within four years, the programme had moved to a primetime slot on BBC One.
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Egter, in 2016, GBBO fans were left devastated when Mary announced her departure. Days earlier, it was confirmed the show was moving to Channel 4.
Paul, egter, confirmed that he would be staying on the show.
Since they went their separate ways, Paul and Mary have been hit with ongoing rumours of a feud over the years.