It wasn’t such a good bake after all.
Fans of “The Great British Bake Off” were saddened to learn that popular judge Mary Berry will not be staying with the show when it leaves the BBC and heads to Channel 4 after the current series wraps up.
“My decision to stay with the BBC is out of loyalty to them, as they have nurtured me, and the show, that was a unique and brilliant format from day one,” Berry said in a statement. “I am just sad for the audience who may not be ready for change, I hope they understand my decision.”
She signed off her farewall with a cheeky, “Farewell to soggy bottoms.”
Last week, following news that the popular series’ production company was taking it to Channel 4 after negotiations with the BBC stalled, hosts Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins announced their departure. Only Berry’s fellow judge, Paul Hollywood, will be staying with the show going forward.
“It’s been a huge part of my life in the past few years and I just couldn’t turn my back on all that,” Hollywood, who signed a new three-year deal with Channel 4, said in a statement.