The 51-year-old – who stars on the ITV game show alongside Shaun Wallace, Anne Hegerty, Paul Sinha and Jenny Ryan – appeared on Lorraine earlier today and said that he constantly wants to live up to the fact that he is the best at what he does.
He explained: “It’s what I do, to say I’m the best in the world at what I do is an arrogant statement but it’s true. I want to live up to that, all of us just want to be the best.
“It’s a constant job. Anne and I are constantly learning but there’s a reason why they asked us to do it.
“I’m batting at around 89 per cent, so it’s the remaining 11 per cent I have to work on. If I’m on the underground I’ll be looking at all the posters of the latest film and book releases.
“No one has proved an eidetic memory but some of us are pretty close to it.”
Mark 'The Beast' Labbett stormed off The Chase set after losing
Mark said he wants to be the best at what he does
It’s what I do, to say I’m the best in the world at what I do is an arrogant statement but it’s true.
Mark 'The Beast' Labbett
Mark's comments come after he punched the set of The Chase as his back was turned to the camera in the previous episode, which prompted host Bradley Walsh to shout out: "Ouch! That just shows you how they take it. They take it very badly."
One of the winning contestants, who had bagged £60,000, replied: "so do we! Yaaaaaaaaaay!"
Fans of the show clearly found the whole thing hilarious and took to Twitter soon after.
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The Chaser sparked an online frenzy after punching the set
Even Bradley Walsh was in shock after The Beast's tantrum
One person posted at the time: "Funny when Mark punches the set when he loses! #thechase," while another added: "Cheer up Beasty Boy @MarkLabbett that was a tough chase #TheChase."
A third person posted: "THE BEAST JUST PUNCHED A WALL ON THE CHASE HAHAHAHAAH OMG Well done to the 3 that won 60k," while another described his outburst as a "tantrum".
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