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Daily Mail Columnist Amanda Platell Suggests Chocolate Mosque For 'The Great British Bake Off'

04/10/2015 12:07 BST | Updated 12/10/2015 18:59 BST

UPDATE: Daily Mail's Amanda Platell Accused Of Massive 'U-Turn' After 'Racist' GBBO Rant

A Daily Mail columnist has suggested contestants on 'The Great British Bake Off' have been purposefully kicked off in the name of political correctness rather than lack of talent.

Amanda Platell also put forward that the latest evictee from the program would still be on the show if "she’d made a chocolate mosque".

The article states: "Poor Flora wasn't PC enough for Beeb

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"When this series of The Great British Bake Off began, the BBC was proud it was the most inclusive, multi-cultural line-up ever.

"Now we’re down to the final three, it’s certainly a PC triumph. We are left with Muslim mum Nadiya Hussain, gay doctor

"Tamal Ray, and New Man Ian Cumming. Poor Flora Shedden never stood a chance. She was far too middle class — and was booted off this week after her chocolate carousel was deemed sub-standard.

"Perhaps if she’d made a chocolate mosque, she’d have stood a better chance."

Unsurprisingly, people took issue with the post.