Beat The Chasers star Jenny Ryan has slammed claims she secretly dislikes co-star Paul Sinha.
It comes after Jenny, 38, appeared to punch Paul, 50, on the ITV game show last week.
Beat The Chasers: What did Jenny Ryan say?
On Twitter, one viewer said: “Can’t help thinking that @jenlion and @paulsinha don’t get on at all!”
The post didn’t go unnoticed by The Chase star, who was quick to fire back.
Replying to the tweet, Jenny shared a Friends meme featuring Chandler Bing and Ross Geller.
It read: “You could not be more wrong. You could try… but you would not be successful.”
— Jenny Ryan (@jenlion) January 10, 2021
Fans rushed to support the pair, with one pointing out that Jenny and Paul share an “incredible friendship”.
They said: “Are we watching the same show? Jenny & Paul have such an incredible friendship.”
Another added: “I had you down as good mates with a massive amount of mutual self respect on your abilities.”
A third said: “There’s nothing wrong with being competitive in the heat of the moment”
What happened between Jenny and Paul?
Last week, viewers spotted “tension” between the pair after Jenny seemingly “punched” Paul for getting a question wrong.
It all kicked off when contestant Jane was asked a Star Wars question.
However, Paul buzzed in and got the answer wrong.
Jenny immediately appeared to lash out at him, hitting him on his arm.
Following the episode, Paul defended Jenny over the incident on Twitter.
He sarcastically wrote: “Just returned from shoulder surgery. What did I miss?”
At the time, Jenny also took to social media to diffuse the situation.
She wrote on her Instagram profile: “I didn’t *really* hurt him! Honest! Only last night my mate texted to say he appreciated me giving my teammates a congratulatory pat on the arm for a good answer…
“I’d forgotten the reverse was true…”
Meanwhile, Jenny recently addressed claims the show’s production team failed to follow coronavirus rules.
Replying to a fan on Twitter, she said: “Do you really think we’d be flouting laws, guidelines and common sense on national television in front of millions?
“Google ‘close contact cohort TV’ you’ll get a detailed explanation of what is involved. In short we were subject to repeated testing before/during recording.”
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