MKR’s Colin Fassnidge defends former co-star Pete Evans


Celebrity chef Colin Fassnidge defends his controversial former My Kitchen Rules co-star Pete Evans: ‘I don’t like to see people bullied’

Colin Fassnidge has shared his thoughts on his former co-star, Pete Evans.

Evans, who appeared on My Kitchen Rules alongside Fassnidge, was ousted from the show in 2020 following multiple scandals. 

Fassnidge, 48, says that while he has not stayed in touch with Evans, 49, he does have empathy for him. 

Colin Fassnidge (pictured) has shared his thoughts on his former My Kitchen Rules co-star, Pete Evans 

‘I haven’t heard from him for quite a bit. I think he has to keep his head down because it’s not nice [what he’s faced],’ Colin tells this week’s issue of Stellar. 

Colin added that while the pair don’t always see eye-to-eye, he doesn’t enjoy seeing Evans face scrutiny.  

‘I get on with Pete, I don’t agree with everything he says… well, most of it,’ he said. 

The cooking show was previously hosted by Pete Evans, (left), Manu Feildel (right) and Colin Fassnidge (centre). 'It's not nice to see a whole country turn on him, even though he brought it on himself. But I don't like to see people bullied,' Colin said

The cooking show was previously hosted by Pete Evans, (left), Manu Feildel (right) and Colin Fassnidge (centre). ‘It’s not nice to see a whole country turn on him, even though he brought it on himself. But I don’t like to see people bullied,’ Colin said 

‘But he’s still a dad. It’s not nice to see a whole country turn on him, even though he brought it on himself. But I don’t like to see people bullied.’

Evans, who has two daughters, Chilli and Indii Evans, was a judge on My Kitchen Rules between 2010 and 2020. 

At the time he had more than one million Facebook followers, before being sacked from his $800,000 contract.

Evans was a judge on My Kitchen Rules between 2010 and 2020, when he had more than one million Facebook followers before being sacked from his $800,000 contract

Evans was a judge on My Kitchen Rules between 2010 and 2020, when he had more than one million Facebook followers before being sacked from his $800,000 contract

Nicknamed 'Paleo Pete' in reference to his advocacy of the Palaeolithic diet, Evans has repeatedly opposed Covid-19 vaccines and masks, and falsely claimed in a podcast that the coronavirus is a hoax

 Nicknamed ‘Paleo Pete’ in reference to his advocacy of the Palaeolithic diet, Evans has repeatedly opposed Covid-19 vaccines and masks, and falsely claimed in a podcast that the coronavirus is a hoax

The former reality TV star has also been permanently booted off Facebook and Instagram for sharing misinformation and conspiracy theories.

Nicknamed ‘Paleo Pete’ in reference to his advocacy of the fad Palaeolithic diet, Evans has repeatedly opposed Covid-19 vaccines and masks, and falsely claimed in a podcast that the coronavirus is a hoax.

Since My Kitchen Rules ended, Evans has also been slapped with fines and banned from social media platforms for promoting wild theories and products.

Read more in this week's issue of Stellar Magazine

Read more in this week’s issue of Stellar Magazine 

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk