My Kitchen Rules star Manu Feildel reveals what he REALLY thinks of former co-star Pete Evans after he was sensationally axed from the series
My Kitchen Rules star Manu Feildel has revealed he is still good friends with controversial chef, Pete Evans.
The pair charmed their way through 11 seasons of the show before Pete gained headlines for his beliefs.
Speaking to The Daily Telegraph on Thursday, Manu said: ‘We still chat once a month and every now and then.’
My Kitchen Rules star Manu Feildel has revealed what he really thinks of former co-star Pete Evans in a Daily Telegraph interview. Both pictured
Manu, who will star on the My Kitchen Rules reboot with Nigella Lawson, added ‘things have changed’ in their lives.
‘Look things have changed for everyone. Pete is happy with his life and there’s no awkwardness there,’ Manu added.
Fieldel and Evans co-hosted My Kitchen Rules for a decade before Evans was sacked from his $800,000 contract in May 2020.
The pair were often the subject of rumours they didn’t like each other, with a source revealing in 2017 that Manu thought Evans was ‘stranger than strange’.
Speaking to The Daily Telegraph on Thursday, Manu said: ‘We still chat once a month and every now and then.’ He went on to say Pete is ‘happy with his life’
Fieldel and Evans co-hosted My Kitchen Rules for a decade before Evans was sacked from his $800,000 contract in May 2020
Evans previously claimed COVID-19 was a ‘f**king hoax’ and that the pandemic ‘doesn’t compare to what is happening in the world on a large scale’.
He also endorsed fellow conspiracy theorist David Icke, a Holocaust denier who was denied entry to Australia after protests from the Jewish community.
Feildel worked with Evans (pictured) as judges on My Kitchen Rules for ten years, before Pete was sacked from the network in May 2020
Evans was dropped by 15 sponsors and companies in the space of 48 hours in November 2020.
MKR had once been a ratings juggernaut for Seven, but its popularity nosedived in recent years as viewers flocked to Channel Nine’s Married At First Sight instead.
In 2020, its eleventh season drew an average of 500,000 metro viewers per episode.
Evans has been involved in a string of controversies since being sacked by Seven
At its height in 2014, the fifth season had attracted an average audience of 1.891 million across the five major cities.
In April it was announced that home-cooking sensation Lawson would replace Evans as a judge on a revamped new season of My Kitchen Rules.
In April it was announced that home-cooking sensation Nigella Lawson would replace Evans as a judge on a revamped new season of My Kitchen Rules
Originally posted 2022-08-04 10:37:50.