Britney Spears has admitted that she would be interested in a role on the Great British Bake Off when it moves over to Channel 4 next year because she loves cooking calorific treats.
The Toxic hitmaker stopped by BBC Radio 1 on Wednesday to have a natter with Scott Mills and Chris Stark, but the conversation soon turned to the hot topic of the moment: Bake Off’s channel/presenter drama.
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After being given the run-down on Breadxit, the pop princess revealed that she would love to land a job on the programme following Mary Berry’s recent announcement whereby she stepped down as a GBBO judge.
When asked whether she would like to have a role on the show, she admitted: “That’s [the idea of the programme is] beautiful. That’s awesome. I love cooking.”
Britney might face some pop superstar competition though, as it was recently revealed that Taylor Swift’s name had been thrown into the GBBO judging mix amid Channel 4 scrambling to find a high-profile replacement.
The broadcaster – who recently announced its lightning acquisition of the Great British Bake Off – is also hoping to bag a pair of presenters to replace Sue Perkins and Mel Giedroyc after they resigned from the show.
Despite the shake up, Paul Hollywood – who has been a judge on the BAFTA award-winning baking competition since its inception in 2010 – has signed a three-series deal to continue in his role.
But it remains to be seen whether Channel 4 will be able to secure all of the ingredients to create a palatable GBBO series, or whether they will fail to rise to the challenge and present a half-baked attempt. Watch this space!