Melanie Sykes wins charity Bake Off with Frida Kahlo cake but Paul Hollywood who 'went to art school' has never heard of the artist
But fans were left shocked that Paul Hollywood had not heard of the artist.
Melanie Sykes has celebrated her win in The Great Celebrity Bake Off, saying it has “broken a pattern of not winning.”
The TV star triumphed in the fourth episode of The Great British Bake Off, in aid of Stand Up To Cancer.
She said: “It has taken 47 years to win something. Hopefully I will be on a roll now.”
She was named winner of the episode after impressing the judges with her peanut butter blondies, her win in the technical challenge and her showstopping cake in the shape of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo, with hidden sweets in the centre.
However, Bake Off fans were left astonished when judge Paul Hollywood said he had not heard of the painter, despite going to art school.
One wrote: “Paul Hollywood “went to art school” but has never heard of Frida Kahlo… seriously?”
Another said: “Paul’s not heard of Frida Kahlo? And he went to art school???? Seriously?”
#GBBO Paul's not heard of Frida Kahlo? And he went to art school???? Seriously?— Sarah Stowell (@sairzstowell) March 27, 2018
Paul Hollywood hasn’t heard of Frida Kahlo and honestly that’s the last straw.
Paul Hollywood hasn’t heard of Frida Kahlo and honestly that’s the last straw. #GBBO— Abby King (@_abbylouisee_) March 27, 2018
I’m shook Paul Hollywood has no idea who Frida Kahlo was even though he went to art school?!?
I’m shook Paul Hollywood has no idea who Frida Kahlo was even though he went to art school?!?— grace (@GracieIouwho) March 27, 2018
The charity series continues next Tuesday on Channel 4.