MasterChef viewers accuse the show’s former contestants of failing to maintain a safe social distance during intense final
MasterChef viewers were alarmed during the show’s grand finale on Monday.
Many fans have claimed that the show’s contestants do not maintain a safe social distance, as the filming of the episode took place amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The final saw this season’s eliminated contestants all return to sample a three-course meal prepared by finalists Emelia Jackson and Laura Sharrad.
Bunched Together: MasterChef fans claimed show contestants did not maintain a safe social distance during the show’s finale, as the episode was filmed amid the coronavirus pandemic
But as they waited for their seats at their assigned tables, concerned fans flocked to Twitter to voice their concerns.
“No one has social distancing. Unless they were tested before going to the movies, ” one person tweeted, while another urged, “ Guys who socialize !! ”
But others have claimed there isn’t much social distancing at the tables either.
“Too bad for social distancing? Why is it only when they are standing, ”one viewer asked, while another wrote:“ There isn’t a lot of social distancing at this table?
Daily Mail Australia has contacted Channel 10 for comment.
Second assist: The final saw this season’s eliminated contestants all return to sample a three-course meal prepared by finalists Emelia Jackson and Laura Sharrad
Worried: As they waited for their seats at their assigned tables, concerned fans flocked to Twitter to voice their concerns.
Emelia Jackson was crowned the winner of MasterChef Australia: Back To Win in Monday night’s grand final.
She wins $ 250,000 – which she says will help her grow her baking business – and the 2020 MasterChef Trophy.
The emotional chef hugged runner-up Laura Sharrad, who was defeated by her over-frozen frozen dessert.
Spaced: Meanwhile, the show’s judges (LR) Andy Allen, Melissa Leong and Jock Zonfrillo didn’t appear to have any issues maintaining a safe distance
As Emelia spoke, Laura, who was treating a badly burned hand she suffered during the competition, burst into tears.
“I can’t speak, I can’t speak,” she gasped, before she managed to pull herself together.
“I’m pretty drained. I will not lie. But I’m so proud of her. She’s amazing and she so deserves it. Like, she’s come so far. Watching her grow up was amazing.
Success: Emelia Jackson was crowned winner of MasterChef Australia: Back To Win in Monday night’s grand final
“Getting back to her has been amazing. Eating her food was amazing. She really deserves this. She really, really does, ”she added.
However, there was good news for Laura, who was awarded $ 30,000 to help her grow her business.
Likewise, the second finalist Reynold Poernomo received a prize of $ 20,000.
Always a winner: There was good news for Laura (pictured), who was awarded $ 30,000 to help her grow her business