Leon, 32, Billy, 20, Nikki, 45, and Julie, 53, made up at the moment’s group and Mark Labbett, additionally know as the Beast, was the chosen Chaser the 4 hopeful quizzers needed to face.
Leon obtained the group off to a disappointing begin when he was overwhelmed by Mark after successful £3,000 within the money builder spherical.
Nevertheless, one query during his spherical led to a clumsy remark from Mark about his wife which viewers have been fast to choose up on.
Bradley requested the pair: “Percale is a variety of what fabric?” and skim out the doable solutions as “Leather,” “Cotton,” and “Linen.”
Leon selected “Leather” and reasoned: “The name sounds a little too fancy to be leather,” however Bradley shook his head and revealed the proper reply to be “Cotton.”
Mark, who answered accurately, then remarked: “My lovely wife bought me as a birthday present a book of fashion terms, thank you darling.”
Mark and his wife Katie Labbett have been reported to have spilt after the 26-year-old spoke to The Solar on Sunday explaining that she was now courting one other man.
Within the interview, she mentioned: “Mark and I had been talking about separating for some time – we have been drifting for a while. He works away a lot and that’s been hard. A lot of people think it’s the age difference but we don’t see that as a factor.”
She denied having an affair and defined that she informed her husband in regards to the new man, Scott after their first encounter.
Bradley was left speechless by the admission on the ITV quiz show, which was clearly filmed earlier than the spilt, and viewers watching have been fast to remark.
One viewer remarked: “Oh that’s a little awkward #TheChase.”
One other mentioned: “Thought Mark’s wife was now his ex – how old is this show? #thechase.”
“Great timing to show this episode. Lovely wife. #TheChase,” wrote a 3rd.
A fourth added: “Bit awkward the Beast mentioning his wife when they’ve just split because she cheated on him #TheChase.”
“Mentioned his wife but no longer together. #thechase,” commented a fifth with numerous embarrassed emojis.
Because the show continued, Billy and Nikki introduced again £4,000 every to the desk after beating the Chaser of their respective head-to-head rounds.
The closing contestant, Julie, went on to beat the Chaser and add £7,000 to the prize fund, bringing the whole jackpot to £15,000.
Billy, Nikki, and Julie scored a formidable 19 within the closing chase which, together with 4 accurately answered push-backs, led them to beat Mark and stroll away with their winnings.
Congratulating the group, Mark cheekily remarked: “You beat me on modern pop culture and health food, well played,” inflicting Bradley to burst out laughing.
The Chase airs weekdays on ITV at 5pm.