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Tuesday 2nd June 2020

Sue Perkins makes massive dig at GBBO during BAFTA awards

The presenter hosted the ceremony on Sunday night

Sue Perkins hosted the BAFTA TV awards for the first time on Sunday night.

And the comedian took the opportunity to make a dig at the new Great British Bake Off team, a show she formally hosted with her long-time friend Mel Geidroyc.

Sue had the audience laughing at her comments and even former co-star Mary Berry seemed amused by her remarks.

Sue fronted the BBC awards show on Sunday night (Credit: BBC)

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Sue, 47, told the audience: "Genuinely hand on heart for the new Bake Off team. They are going to need it.

"They are about to discover what Mel and I left for them in the ground sheet."

But she didn't stop there.

She then quipped: "Right best crack on before someone sells the format to Channel 4."

The presenter made a cheeky dig at the GBBO team (Credit: BBC)

Best crack on before someone sells the format to Channel 4.

And her comments didn't go unnoticed by viewers.

One wrote on Twitter: "Sue is not happy about Channel 4 Bake Off is she? Lol #BAFTAs."

Another added: "Loving the not-so-subtle Bake Off digs #BAFTAs."

Great British Bake Off caused a social media meltdown after it was revealed that the show would no longer be shown on BBC and would be moving to Channel 4.

The show moved from BBC to Channel 4 last year (Credit: BBC)

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This led to Mary, Sue and Mel quitting the show leaving viewers devastated.

Paul Hollywood is the only original team member to sign up to the new version of the show, which is set to air later this year.

In other news presenter Sue forced the BBC to edit out her rude jokes and swearing during the awards ceremony.

The producers even reportedly had to cut an entire section due to the star's bad language.

The comedian's rude jokes had to be edited out (Credit: BBC)

But Sue seemed to completely win over viewers.

On Twitter one wrote: "Sue is killing it #BAFTAs."

"Sue Perkins is hilarious #BAFTAs," another added.

A third tweeted: "Sue Perkins is SLAYING at the #BAFTAs tonight. And this is her first time hosting? You wouldn't know it."

We thought she was great!