Well, spare a thought for poor Jamie, as this week he had to relive the whole sorry saga on our TV screens. The chef, activist and restaurateur swung by The Graham Norton Show, where actors Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt joined him on the sofa, and Norton couldn’t resist bringing the incident up, parading some of the best angry tweets directed at Oliver.
Oliver looks incredibly awkward and visibly angry at points, perhaps because, as he points out, Paella-Gate overshadowed the work he was doing at the time with the Canadian administration to tackle childhood obesity in the country.
Watch him squirm below – he can’t resist one last swipe though, insisting that in fact, paella does taste better with the addition of chorizo.
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