Prue Leith is proudly owning as much as The Nice British Bake Off‘s errors.
After the Netflix collection confronted criticism for throwing a Mexican-themed week throughout its tenth Assortment, Leith spoke out concerning the controversy.
“There would have been completely no intention to offend,” she who judges the present alongside Paul Hollywood, advised The New Yorker in a characteristic revealed Oct. 23. “That is not the spirit of the present.”
Leith famous that the judges are those who set the week’s challenges, which, throughout Mexican Week, included pan dulce, tacos and tres leches cake. Followers specifically took concern with the tacos problem, which required minimal baking and produced cringe-worthy moments like one obvious vegetable fake pas.
“This woman is peeling her avocado prefer it’s a potato,” one individual tweeted. “This present is off the rails. #GBBO”
Different criticism of the episode included use of visible stereotypes like sarapes and sombreros and mispronunciations of dishes. There was additionally backlash to hosts Matt Lucas and Noel Fielding quipping that they need to keep away “Mexican jokes” to danger offending folks—”not even juan.”