The presenter pleaded for forgiveness after getting a bit “carried away” at the beginning of the BBC One daytime cooking show.
As the epiosde cut away to a pre-recorded segment, viewers were seemingly none the wiser, with Matt also insisting that he had no idea that he’d even sworn.
“Earlier on in the show I may have use bad language out of all the excitement,” he said. “Big apologies for that, I wasn’t aware of it. Just me getting a bit carried away.”
Matt continued with the programme, but viewers were slightly perplexed by the apology for bad language which they weren’t actually aware of.
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Big apologies for that, I wasn’t aware of it
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“At what point in the show did he say it? Trying to find it! #SaturdayKitchen,” asked one audience member, while another agreed: “What bad language @matt_tebbutt? We're enjoying this morning's @SaturdayKitchen #SaturdayKitchen too much to notice! #welldone
A Third gasped: “I didn't hear any bad language @SaturdayKitchen #SaturdayKitchen.”
Though, another claimed they thought they heard the 43-year-old shout “f**king brilliant”.
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Matt and viewers were confused by the apology on Saturday Kitchen
Even the Saturday Kitchen guests were bewildered by the blunder
“I KNEW I heard him say “f*****g brilliant" I thought it was my s****y hearing! Ha!” they teased.
The blunder comes just weeks after Matt had to apologise again for his co-star Tom Kitchin’s swearing, after he exclaimed, “Oh s**t” when a meringue cake went wrong.
Saturday Kitchen continues next weekend at 10am on BBC One.