GBBO fans in hysterics over Matt Lucas' 'Pruegasm' joke

GBBO fans in hysterics over Matt Lucas' 'Pruegasm' joke

‘Pruegasm is the new Hollywood handshake!’ Great British Bake Off fans are left in HYSTERICS after Matt Lucas makes VERY crude joke about judge Prue Leith

The Great British Bake Off fans were left in hysterics on Tuesday night after new host Matt Lucas made a crude joked about judge Prue Leith.

Prue, 80, got very excited over Hermine’s white chocolate and lemon celebration cake for the Showstopper round leading to Matt, 46, calling it a ‘Pruegasm’.

After sampling the delicious bake, the judge declared it was ‘delicious’ with the comedian crudely joking: ‘So, we call it… a Pruegasm!’ leaving the tent in hysterics.   

‘Pruegasm!’ The Great British Bake Off fans were left in hysterics on Tuesday night after new host Matt Lucas made a crude joked about judge Prue Leith

Fans were left in hysterics after the scenes aired and took to Twitter to declare that ‘Pruegasms’ were the new ‘Hollywood handshakes’.

Fellow judge Paul Hollywood’s handshake is widely regarded as the golden ticket for bakers who aim to meet his high expectations or win Star Baker of the week. 

One person said: ‘Pruegasm is the new handshake #GBBO.’ 

A different fan put: ‘Move over Hollywood Handshake, here comes the Prue-gasm Face with tears of joy #GBBO.’ 

Cheeky! Prue, 80, got very excited over Hermine’s white chocolate and lemon celebration cake for the Showstopper round leading to Matt, 46, calling it a ‘Pruegasm’ 

A big fan: After sampling the delicious bake, the judge declared it was ‘delicious’ with the comedian crudely joking: ‘So, we call it… a Pruegasm!’

Another follower commented: ‘Prue-gasms are the new Hollywood handshakes! #GBBO.’ 

A different show watcher joked: ‘Pruegasm is the new handshake #GBBO.’ 

While another account added: ‘Well, ‘Pruegasm’ is going to stick, isn’t it?! Step aside, Hollywood Handshake. #GBBO.’  

Hilarious: The tent, including baker Hermine (pictured), were left in hysterics over Prue’s reaction and Matt’s joke 

Meltdown: Fans were left in hysterics after the scenes aired and took to Twitter to declare that ‘Pruegasms’ were the new ‘Hollywood handshakes’ 

Hollywood handshake! Fellow judge Paul Hollywood’s handshake is widely regarded as the golden ticket for bakers who aim to meet his high expectations or win Star Baker of the week (pictured on the 2019 series) 

Elsewhere, show watchers were left ‘gutted’ on Tuesday night after fan favourite Sura was eliminated in the ‘harshest’ week of judging yet.

The 31-year-old pharmacy worker failed to impress judges Paul and Prue with her ‘raw’ white chocolate celebration cake for the Showstopper round.

Talking after her elimination, a tearful Sura said: ‘I am gutted but what’s done is done, I’m not going to be bitter about it, I’ve had a great time.’ 

‘Gutted’: Elsewhere, show watchers were left ‘gutted’ on Tuesday night after fan favourite Sura was eliminated in the ‘harshest’ week of judging yet

Fans were left devastated over the news after the judges deliberated whether to send Sura or 31-year-old pantomime producer, Lottie, home.

Delivering the devastating news, new host Matt Lucas said: ‘It is someone who we are all really fond of but had a bad week, so the baker who will be leaving us this week is… Sura.’  

Taking to Twitter after the show aired, several viewers shared their disappointment and shock at fan favourite Sura being eliminated. 

One person said: ‘Gutted. Sura was a brilliant competitor & great fun. A huge loss to the series. #GBBO #GreatBritishBakeOff.’ 

Sad: The 31-year-old pharmacy worker failed to impress judges Paul and Prue with her ‘raw’ white chocolate celebration cake for the Showstopper round

Emotional: Talking after her elimination, a tearful Sura said: ‘I am gutted but what’s gone is gone, I’m not going to be bitter about it, I’ve had a great time.’


Decisions: Fans were left devastated over the news after the judges deliberated whether to send Sura or 31-year-old pantomime producer, Lottie, home (L-R) 

A different fan put: ‘Noooooo Sura 🙁 Week ruined, thanks a bunch @BritishBakeOff #GBBO.’ 

Another viewer commented: ‘Oh Sura! Noooooooo! Sura was absolutely lovely. I thought she’d be there for weeks. Darn it #gbbo has broken my heart again.’ 

A different account added: ‘Sura was great in past weeks. I thought she’d win early on. What a shame #GBBO.’ 

Another person said: ‘Heartbroken for Sura 🙁 she did so well the previous weeks, I was hoping they’d consider that 🙁 #GBBO.’ 

While a different fan added: ‘Ugh, just when you think 2020 can’t get any worse, Sura gets kicked off #GBBO.’   

Shock: Taking to Twitter after the show aired, several viewers shared their disappointment and shock at fan favourite Sura being eliminated

On this week’s the Great British Bake Off the theme was chocolate where the contestants had to start off by creating 12 brownies.  

Despite appearing to be a simple task for the bakers, the talented hopefuls left Paul and Prue disappointed as not one person nailed the task. 

With raspberry cheesecake, meringues and even figs being used to decorate the traybakes, not one contestant secured a Hollywood handshake.

In fact Paul and Prue were so disappointed by the creations, they didn’t mince their feedback, with viewers at home calling it the ‘harshest’ week of judging yet.

Challenge: On this week’s the Great British Bake Off the theme was chocolate where the contestants had to start off by creating 12 brownies

Simple task? Despite appearing to be a simple task for the bakers, the talented hopefuls left Paul and Prue disappointed as not one person nailed the task 


No Hollywood handshake! With raspberry cheesecake, meringues and even figs being used to decorate the traybakes, not one contestant secured a Hollywood handshake 

One person said: ‘Oh that was a bit harsh eh?! One batch of brownies are fine… Two batches, in a tent with less time than actually possible PLUS fancy toppings?! Eeeek! Face screaming in fear #GBBO.’ 

A different fan put: ‘The judges are being way too harsh! #GBBO.’ 

Another viewer commented: ‘I don’t know if I’ve had a bad day or if Prue and Paul’s judging was very harsh today. Brownies are for gooey fun, no one cares how they’re presented! #GBBO.’ 

Very, very harsh! Fans were quite to note how ‘harsh’ the judging was with one viewer pointing out that they’re only ‘brownies’ 

While a different show watcher added: ‘Jeez, some harsh criticisms tonight!!, they’re only brownies…. #GBBO.’ 

Next up was the Technical challenge, which required the bakers to create a Chocolate Babka. 

The final task was the Showstopper round where the contestants had to bake a white chocolate celebration cake. 

Despite fans being left gutted over Sura’s elimination, they were left happy that Mark was crowned Star Baker. 

The Great British Bake Off continues next Tuesday at 8pm on Channel 4.  

Technical challenge! Next up was the Technical challenge, which required the bakers to create a Chocolate Babka

Final round: The final task was the Showstopper round where the contestants had to bake a white chocolate celebration cake (Sura’s pictured)  


Star Baker! Despite fans being left gutted over Sura’s elimination, they were left happy that Mark was crowned Star Baker 

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