BBC apologises after Gordon Ramsay swears on 'The One Show'

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Watch: Gordon Ramsay accidentally swore on The One Show

The BBC has apologised after Gordon Ramsay turned the air blue on The One Show.

The celebrity chef, 55, dropped the s-bomb when he was on the programme on Thursday (24 March).

Ramsay was talking to hosts Alex Jones and Rylan Clark about how he was in the romantic comedy film Love's Kitchen in 2011 and was saying that it was a bit of a “nightmare”.

"We didn’t even go to DVD, it went straight to the Post Office," he joked.

"It was a nightmare, because it was just a shocker."

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EDITORIAL USE ONLY Gordon Ramsay during filming for the Graham Norton Show at BBC Studioworks 6 Television Centre, Wood Lane, London, to be aired on BBC One on Friday evening. Picture date: Wednesday February 17, 2021.
Gordon Ramsay swore on 'The One Show'. (PA)

When the presenters asked why he had those feelings about his silver screen experience, Ramsay confessed: "I was s***.”

Trying to move quickly past the blunder, he went on: “I was sugar, and sweet and it was just bad, I was badly prepped, badly prepped..."

Celebrity Chef Gordon Ramsay in the stands during the NBA Global Games match at the O2 Arena, London.
Fans were amused by Gordon Ramsay's gaffe. (PA)

Viewers were tickled by Ramsay's gaffe, with many posting about it on social media.

“Did @GordonRamsay just swear on The One Show?” asked one person, adding a string of crying with laughter emojis.

Another posted: “Alex’s face after @GordonRamsay said s*** live on @BBCTheOneShow - awkward!!!!!”

“How can they expect @GordonRamsay to not swear on live TV?” joked another viewer.

“Wee swear word there from Gordon!” said another.

Jones and Clark didn’t address the slip up at the time.

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But after The One Show had finished, the BBC said sorry in a post on Twitter.

“We hope you enjoyed tonight's show as much as we did,” the message said.

“Apologies for Gordon's language slip up at the end.

“Take care, and we'll catch you tomorrow.”

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