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Celebrity MasterChef: John Torode distracts viewers with his hair

"John needs a haircut!"

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Celebrity MasterChef star John Torode distracted viewers with his hair last night.

The judge, 56, is known for his slightly longer, shaggy hair but some viewers urged him to get a haircut.

John appeared on last night’s show (August 17) as celebrities such as Penny Lancaster and Megan McKenna showcased their cooking skills.

Celebrity MasterChef stars John torode and gregg wallace
Gregg Wallace and John Torode on Celebrity MasterChef (Credit: BBC)

What did Celebrity MasterChef viewers say about John Torode’s hair?

But some viewers were distracted by John’s hair and shared their thoughts on Twitter.

Read more: Celebrity MasterChef viewers accuse Penny Lancaster of ‘taking lessons’ from private chef

One person said: “#Celebrity MasterChef John Torode looks so different with that floppy hair and centre parting.”

Another joked: “John often looks like he washes his hair in a fryer.”

John Torode speaking on Celebrity MasterChef
John’s hair distracted some Celebrity MasterChef viewers (Credit: BBC)

One added: “Is there a particular reason why John Torode models his hair on his Aunt Muriel?” referring to a Harry Potter character.

Another said: “John needs a haircut! #CelebrityMasterChef.”

Meanwhile, earlier this week on the programme, viewers had a theory about contestant Penny Lancaster.

Penny has wowed on the show with her culinary skills but some viewers were convinced she had tips from a professional chef.

The Loose Women star told John and Gregg Wallace: “When I first met Rod about 20 years ago he had a chef so there wasn’t much need for me in the kitchen, thank God.

Penny Lancaster speaks to John Torode on Celebrity MasterChef
Some viewers thought Penny got tips from a professional chef (Credit: BBC)

“Rod likes the fine dining every evening, three-course dinner, candles and it’s kind of out of my league.”

She added: “We’re very lucky to have a chef, so he’ll do the dinner parties because I want to have a drink and have fun with my guests.”

One viewer said on Twitter: “Penny Lancaster definitely had some lessons with her private chef before the show didn’t she.”

Another wrote: “I’m sure Penny’s chef gave her a few tips…”

Penny is cooking alongside Megan McKenna, Nabil Abdulrashid and Melanie Sykes.

Celebrity MasterChef stars in front of John Torode and Greg Wallace
Last night’s celebrities on MasterChef (Credit: BBC)

Meanwhile, Bez and Su Pollard previously made it through to the semi-finals.

Read more: Celebrity MasterChef 2021: Fans jubilant as Bez and Su make the semi-finals

But who will join them?

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