This Morning fans outraged after Gino D'Acampo makes comment about Holly Willoughby's vagina
The bar is usually quite high on the show but both Holly and Phil were understandably shocked
D'Acampo, 45, was appearing on his usual slot on the early morning show when he was discussing the map of Italy in relation to where the tiramisu recipe he was making originates from, as well as using Willoughby's body as an example - for some reason.
While things started out relatively tame, co-presenter Phillip Schofield himself was nervous as he soon sensed where it was going. After saying "I was born in Naples which is on your side", he then made the audacious decision to compare the school where he trained as near "Vesuvius [...] more inland", while gesturing his hand towards the crotch area.
Gino is so creepy and cringe, what the fuck was that all about? #thismorning
— WarrenPeace (@WarrenPeace_75) November 2, 2021
Holly and Phil already fairly aghast at the comment, the Italian-born chef then doubled down by saying: "So, I can technically say that I spent my youth training and playing around your vagina".
Not dissimilar to the likes of the Great British Bake Off (though that does air much later, in the evening), the show is no stranger to the odd bit of innuendo and Gino is often forgiven for things getting lost in translation or just being a generally cheeky chappy.
And I've always said Gino knows exactly what he's saying , that's why he has never been funny !! #thismorning
— Emma (@djnixlover) November 2, 2021
While some are just genuinely incensed at the interjection, others are saying this is simply one of many lewd remarks he has gotten away with; many are even calling for him to be sacked for the outburst.
Gino is a total pig ! It isnt what he said its the fact that it was deemed ok to say it to holly live on the tv. Talk about vaginas all you want but dont make it personal to a married woman who is trying to do her job. Its not funny and its not clever. #ThisMorning
— kath (@FitzpatrickKath) November 2, 2021
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