'Come away tae Falkirk' - Gordon Ramsay's obsession with town continues in viral Irn-Bru pakora video

It seems Gordon Ramsay is still obsessed with Falkirk – as the potty-mouthed TV chef has once again mentioned the town in a viral video.

Thursday, 18th March 2021, 4:45 pm

The Hell’s Kitchen star made national headlines last month when he infamously bad-mouthed Falkirk on his new television quiz show, Bank Balance.

The 54-year-old’s original comment, in which he branded the town a “sh**hole”, sparked a backlash from residents, with Provost Billy Buchanan having since written to the celebrity to demand an apology.

However, Ramsay couldn’t resist referencing the area again as he filmed himself reacting to a Glasgow chef's TikTok chicken pakora recipe using Falkirk’s very own Irn-Bru.

Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay has again referred to Falkirk in a viral video. Picture: Andrew Redington/Getty Images.

Myles Omar is seen talking viewers through his creation before a visibly shocked Ramsay brands the idea a “nightmare”.

The Scottish accent he adopts in the clip has split opinion among social media users – but it’s the inclusion of a certain place name that will raise a few eyebrows in this region.

As Omar’s special ingredient becomes clear in the video, Ramsay says: “No, no. Don't you dare.

“You're putting Irn Bru in a chicken pakora?

“No, no. Come away tae Falkirk!”

The Irn-Bru and chicken concoction clearly horrified the Michelin star chef to such an extent he felt the need to repeat the phrase, again shouting “come away tae Falkirk” for the camera.

Ramsay’s video has gained more than one million views.

However, some have taken swipes at his attempt at broad Scots.

One social media user said: “A Scottish man, but can tell the Scottish accent is forced.”

Another added: “So disappointed in the accent.”

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