Great British Bake Off's Mel Giedroyc put on weight during filming!

Published Tuesday, Aug 27 2013, 18:00 BST  |  By  |  Add comment
Great British Bake Off presenter Mel Giedroyc has admitted that she piles on the pounds while the popular television show is being filmed!

Mel, who co-hosts the show with Sue Perkins, finds the temptation of the yummy cakes and pastries just too difficult to resist when the hopefuls are whipping up a storm in the kitchen.

The Great British Bake Off, BBC2, Mel and Sue, Tue 20 Aug

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Sue (L) and Mel (R) co-host The Great British Bake Off

In an interview, Mel said: "I've put on a good 11lbs every series. The first couple of episodes it's, 'No thank you, not for me'.

"Cut to the semi-final and we're hoofing up whole quiches."

Mel also admitted to the Radio Times that she, Sue, Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood all wear special heated belts to prevent them getting cold when filming the BBC1 series in the iconic marquee.

Sounds like just the life to us! Cake and a warm belt, what more could you ask for?

This year's Great British Bake Off returned to our screens last week and it is already proving to be one of the most popular shows on TV - again.

We can't get enough of it here at Reveal. Whether it's Mary Berry wearing a funky Oasis blazer, or former winner Jo Wheatley sharing her Chocolate Mousse Melting Moments recipe with us, we're hooked!

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