John Torode wells up over dessert in MasterChef semi-final
The judge of the cooking competition became emotional over an impressive pudding.
MasterChef viewers have been moved to tears after John Torode welled up during the semi-final of the cooking competition.
The judge was blown away by an apple crumble mille-feuille made by contestant David Crichton.
— MasterChef UK 🍴 (@MasterChefUK) April 12, 2018
Torode told the him: “Fabulous, fantastic and faultless. Honestly it makes me well up . That is sensation, that’s what this competition is about.”
He continued: “You take it to dizzy heights, where it stirs emotion.”
Viewers praised him for being so open with his feelings during the episode, which saw Alex miss out on a spot in the final.
One wrote: “@JohnTorode1 great seeing so much emotion in tonight’s #MasterChefUK #goodonyou”
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Another said: “Who’d have thought a *cookery* programme could stir the emotions in a way shown by @JohnTorode1 tonight? Well done to all involved. #MasterChefUK #compulsiveviewing”
Another added: “Literally blubbing over @JohnTorode1’s emotion on @MasterChefUK – this final is the best yet. Sad to see Alex go though, such an incredible chef.”
One more said: “#MasterChefUK loved tonight’s episode, Alex we loved you! @JohnTorode1 you made me cry looking forward to next episode
— Leigh-Jane Tolmie (@ljayRT) April 12, 2018
Another added: “Seeing @JohnTorode1 well up on #MasterChefUK made me all emotional but Kenny getting through to the final really opened up the floodgates.”
— Brightonian (@biteme_brighton) April 12, 2018
Some viewers playfully teased Torode for his tears by sharing gifs of other TV characters weeping.
— Niecy O'Keeffe (@NiecyOKeeffe) April 12, 2018
— Jannah Robson Davies (@Jannah_Davies) April 12, 2018
— Carol Gilchrist (@CarolGilchrist) April 12, 2018
Tears over apple ��pie ��#MasterChefUK
MasterChef concludes on BBC One on Friday.