Former Blue singer Duncan James made his debut on the BBC One present alongside Su Pollard, Rita Simons, Munya Chawawa and Bez from the Comfortable Mondays
Duncan James jokes that he is morphed into Rylan Clark-Neal as he debuted a placing new look on Celeb MasterChef.
The previous Blue singer, 43, was one of many contestants on the BBC One cooking present on Monday, alongside Su Pollard, Rita Simons, Munya Chawawa and Bez from the Comfortable Monday’s.
Nevertheless, it wasn’t his spectacular culinary expertise that shocked viewers, however his new look.
His mousy blonde hair had been changed with a shock of black locks, and newly tattooed eyebrows, in addition to a plump face and wrinkle-free brow.
“I needed to take a second take a look at Duncan James on Masterchef,” one viewer wrote on Twitter.
“Tuned in to the previous couple of minutes of the ‘superstar’ version of MasterChef… you would not know that was Duncan James,” one other added.
And even Duncan himself took to Instagram to joke about his new look, cheekily suggesting he appeared like Radio 2 presenter and former X Issue star Rylan Clark-Neal.
“And so it begins …. I believe i morphed into @rylan let’s see if my cooking matches !! TONIGHT!!!! @MasterChefUK @BBCOne @bbciplayer @johntorodecooks /JohnTorode1 @greggawallace /GreggAWallace and #MasterChefUK @rita_simonsofficial,” he wrote alongside a trailer for Celeb Masterchef.
Regardless of his shocking new look, Duncan impressed judges Greg Wallace and John Torode together with his culinary expertise, as he cooked duck with pink wine jus, and received the coveted dish of the day.
Final week, the previous singer predicted that he can be trolled for his look on Celeb MasterChef, as he confessed he had had Botox simply days earlier than filming began.
“It is horrible really. In all probability after MasterChef I am gonna get a load of abuse as a result of I had a bit extra weight on there, and had a little bit of Botox earlier than I went in,” he stated throughout an interview on Good Morning Britain.
“So I’ve received a little bit of the previous eyebrow factor happening as a result of it hadn’t settled. So one factor I’ve realized is, by no means go on nationwide tv with contemporary Botox!” he quipped.
Duncan, who got here out as homosexual in 2017, additionally touched upon the homophobic abuse he’s obtained on-line, and frightened it could worsen after his Celeb MasterChef debut.
“On-line trolling is disgusting. Personally I consider that verification is required [to have a social media account].
“If you’re going to say one thing you will should personal what you say… In the event you went on tv and say it you’d get crucified – one thing has to alter!”
He additionally revealed that his daughter, Tianie-Finn, has been subjected to abuse on-line from trolls.
“I’ve a daughter who’s 16 and he or she’s had trolling in her life, it is not good for anyone,” he shared.