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Cocky Gordon Ramsay mocked over TV show blunder

Even his mum told him off for getting it wrong!

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Proud Scotsman Gordon Ramsay has been given an online battering after getting a town’s name wrong.

The celebrity chef – born in Renfrewhire, less than twenty miles away from Glasgow – mispronounced ‘Brechin’ during an episode of ITV’s Gordon, Gino and Fred: Road Trip earlier this week.

In last Thursday’s show, Gordon and pals were bound for Scotland as part of the series that sees the three dining experts tour Europe in a camper van.

On the hunt for the country’s best beef, scallops and salmon, the trio travelled to the east coast town to prepare a feast for the Ramsay clan.

Gordon Ramsay, Gino D'Acampo, Fred Serieux
Which one is the most Scottish? (Credit: ITV)

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But despite Gordon’s boasts, it seems he could not get his tongue around the correct way to say the location’s name.

After being teased for being ‘too LA’, the 51-year-old insisted he was a true Scot. 

“I have a Scottish accent,” he maintained.

“I swear, I’m telling you, I am Scottish.”

Gordon Ramsay, Gino D'Acampo, Fred Serieux
Nice sporrans (Credit: ITV)

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However, viewers from his homeland didn’t seem to be as sure after he pronounced the town as ‘Brekin’.

Many responded to the star’s error on social media with a mix of fury and playful teasing.

“Gordon I cannot believe you have just pronounced Brechin wrong,” tweeted @ChrisGr9610.

“Surely being a Scotsman you should know it’s pronounced Breechin [blank] hell man.”


And it seems Gordon even came in for a bit of ribbing over the matter from his own family.

Replying to a fan on Twitter, he revealed his mum had given him a telling off over getting it wrong, too.

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