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The Chase viewers left baffled over contestant's age as she she takes on Anne Hegerty

The Chase viewers were left stunned as contestant Jo featured on the ITV game show on Friday night (July 1).During tonight's show, fans of the series - fronted by Bradley Walsh - were introduced to four new contestants hoping to win some cash.Sharon, Dan, Jo and Will joined host Bradley, 61, in the studio ahead of their attempt to beat the Chaser.READ MORE: The Chase fans all saying the same thing after random human body part revelationBut it wasn't the team's knowledge that caught the attention of viewers at home. Instead, fans were left shocked as Jo revealed her age.

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Chasers on the beloved ITV gameshow.And fiery red-head Jenny Ryan has certainly made an impact on the show since she joined the series back in 2015.Naturally on the adrenaline-inducing game show, the Chasers are encouraged to trash talk each other and their contestants to encourage their competitive side to come out on camera.READ MORE: The Chase's Bradley Walsh swipes at co-star for 'stealing' his ITV jobThe show consists of six professional quiz champions: Anne Hegerty, Mark Labbett, Shaun Wallace, Paul Sinha and Jenny.But as the years go by, the Chasers have been forced to deny that there is any bad blood between them after eagle-eyed fans started to suspect that there is a rift between the six Chasers.As the ITV show prepares to celebrate its 13th anniversary on the airwaves, Daily Star have taken a look at some of the actions behind the Chaser’s “bitter feud.”Last year, viewers were convinced they spotted a “dirty look” between Paul ‘The Sinnerman’ Sinha and Jenny ‘The Vien’ Ryan on the ITV spinoff show, Beat The Chaser.The show sees the six brainiacs work together as a team and take on members of the public who think they can outsmart them on live TV.But it’s not always plain sailing when working together, as the starlet explained how they can often get in each other’s way when trying to answer the quickfire questions.She went on to address the awkward moment in question during an interview on This Morning as she explained how things tend to get tense if one of them get an answer wrong.Jenny told viewers at home: “It’s a tricky situation. People were actually commenting on the show last night that one of the other Chasers gave me a dirty look.
Gogglebox star says she’d ‘snog and destroy’ Beat the Chasers' Shaun Wallace
Gogglebox star Alison Worthington has confessed that she’d “snog” the Dark Destroyer from The Chase if she had the opportunity.On Friday (May 20), the beloved Channel 4 spin-off show, Beat The Chasers, aired their final instalment of the five-part game show.And it appears as though viewers at home aren’t the only people tuning into the final show, as the official Channel 4 Gogglebox Twitter account also tweeted throughout the hour-long episode to share their support online.As many fans shared their thoughts on the difficult slew of questions thrown at the contestants, the commentary show couldn’t help but share a naughty outtake from their show last week.During the show, Helena asked her mother which of the six Chasers she would snog given the choice.She asked: “Out of any of them, you’d go for the Beast wouldn’t you? If you were gonna snog any of them, which one would you snog?”The Salford-based grandma had the choice between Anne Hegerty, Paul Sinha, Jenny Ryan, Darragh Ennis, Mark Labbett, and Shaun Wallace.But it appears as though it was the Shaun who had caught her eye as she confessed: “It would be the Dark Destroyer, I think.”It was at this point that Helena quipped: “You wanna get destroyed by the Dark Destroyer,” to which Alison cheekily replied: “It might be the other way around!”It comes after the professional quizzer was left devastated after his rare Mastermind trophy was smashed to pieces. The star won the coveted away back in 2004, and has reached out to bosses at the BBC to see if they could replace the prized possession after the accident.
ITV Beat The Chasers' Paul Sinha hits back at backlash over 'unfair' question
Beat The Chasers star Paul Sinha has spoken out after a backlash from fans of the show.The popular ITV quiz show aired on Monday (May 16) night bringing with it controversy for viewers after one 'incorrect' answer they were adamant was actually right.The moment has now been labelled as 'brutal' by Paul who is known to fans as The Sinnerman.He was joined by Shaun 'The Dark Destroyer' Wallace, Darragh 'The Menace' Ennis, Jenny 'The Vixen' Ryan and Mark 'The Beast' Labbett for the show as well as Australian The Chase star Issa Schultz, aka The Supernerd who stepped up to fill in for Anne Hegerty when she caught Covid prior to filming.During the episode, viewers saw contestant Steven battle it out against three of the chasers to win himself a not too shabby £25,000 in just 42 seconds.However, fans weren't happy when host Bradley Walsh asked: "What Patrick Swayze film became a West End musical?"Paul quickly answered: "Dirty Dancing."But Bradley, 61, told him his answer was in fact wrong and the correct response would have been Ghost.Confused viewers then took to Twitter to admit their disappointment at the answer being deemed wrong.One wrote: "Dirty Dancing is definitely a musical though? #BeatTheChasers." @Josneat said: "Glad he won but the Patrick Swayze question was really unfair as I’ve seen dirty dancing in the theatre. #BeatTheChasers."Another added: "Bit of a naughty question...
Anne Hegerty’s Beat The Chasers replacement warns he’s ‘overtaking’ her
Beat The Chasers star Anne Hegerty was forced to step down from the new ITV quiz series after she was unable to attend filming - but her replacement is adamant that he’s more than a match for The Governess.Anne, 63, caught Covid when filming for the new series was taking place, meaning that she will not appear as a Chaser on the show, which is a spin-off of popular quiz show The Chase, for the first time since it began.Australian quizmaster Issa Schultz, nicknamed The Supernerd, who already stars as a chaser on Australia’s version of The Chase, has stepped in to be her replacement for the new series.The 38-year-old issued a warning to Anne as he discussed stepping into The Governess’ “chilly” shoes on Beat The Chasers.Chatting about how the Chasers compete in quiz competitions around the world when they aren’t filming episodes, Issa revealed that he wants to be world number one when it comes to quizzing. “Paul [Sinha] is good and I’m pretty sure most of the time is better than I am,” Issa told The Sun’s TV Mag of the tough competitions.He added: “Anne, I’ve started to overtake in the world rankings.”But despite the competitiveness between the pair, Issa shared that Anne had sent him heartwarming words of support ahead of his appearance on Beat The Chasers.“Anne was so supportive,” Issa recalled.
Anne Hegerty slams quiz show as 'too much work' amid Beat the Chasers replacement
The Chase star Anne Hegerty couldn't resist swiping at one quiz show that is simply "too much work" as she sits out this series of Beat the Chasers.Anne - AKA The Governess - contracted Covid-19 at the time of filming, and so has been replaced this series by Australian quiz champ and star of the Aussie version of the show Issa Schultz.Confirming the news back in March, Anne told her fans: "Unfortunately I’ve contracted COVID-19 so won’t be filming this series of #BeatTheChasers."The fantastic @Issa25 will be stepping in for me and I’m looking forward to watching the series when it’s on air later this year."Issa is better known by his Chase alter ego The Supernerd.But now Anne revealed the one quiz show she's unlikely to do again in an exclusive chat to Daily Star.Appearing at the MEN Pride of Manchester awards on Tuesday (May 10), Anne explained: "I always wanted to go on University Challenge: The Professionals back when I was a proofreader."The Society for Editors and Proofreaders used to keep trying to put in a team, and I think the BBC kept going, 'What, is that even a professional thing? We’ve never heard of that!'"So I always wanted to get on University Challenge: The Professionals," she explained.But Anne quickly added: "Would I like to do Mastermind again? I’ve done it twice and been a bit rubbish both times - nah, it’s too much work!"Speaking about the ideal celebrity she'd love to face off with on The Chase, Anne told us: "I think we’ve always said it would be brilliant to have Stephen Fry on."Of course, I always would have loved to have [the late] John Sessions on - of course that’s a missed opportunity now.