The ‘Great British Bake Off’ has gained a reputation as one of the nicest shows on telly, managing to keep itself as far away from scandal as possible, especially compared to its fellow reality shows like ‘The X Factor’ and ‘Big Brother’.
That said, for a show that revolves around a load of strangers making cupcakes in a tent together, it hasn’t been without its fair share of controversies.
Whether it’s contestants’ antics on camera, or a few ill-advised missteps from producers behind the scenes, ‘Bake Off’ has come under fire on a fair few occasions since its launch in 2010 - and as it continues to go from strength to strength, it’s a fair assumption that controversy will creep its way into the ‘Bake Off’ tent again in the future.
Here are just 10 of the most controversial moments in ‘Bake Off’ history (tap the image below to launch the slideshow)...
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