A FORMER Come Dine With Me contestant has revealed how present bosses told her what to say and how to look.
The Channel 4 present has been airing since January 2005 and sees 5 members of the general public from the identical space compete to be voted as the perfect host and win a money prize.
Katy Spence appeared on the present in 2014 and has been sharing behind-the-scenes revelations on her TikTok.
As nicely as revealing how the taxi’s house are a ‘sham’ and how it price her £600 to host her night and attend the opposite individuals’s dinners, Katy has now opened up about how staged the present is.
After being requested about it on TikTok, she mentioned: “It is actuality TV, similar digicam individuals, the identical producers from The Only Way is Essex and I believe we are able to all agree that’s not a documentary.
“Engineered actuality might be one of the best ways to describe it. It didn’t not occur however you’ve by no means ever sat at a desk saying over you ‘Just ask them that’, ‘look at them that way’, ‘Kate look over there and just look confused’.
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“Credit to them, the psychology of pairing people who might be clashes without you even realising, taking tiny bits of your personality that maybe you don’t even know or even think you’ve said and engineering conversations so that these things are abrased together.”
Kate revealed how she entered the present as a result of she “used to win things” and had received cash for the recipe for her dish.
Show bosses then put it on the menu earlier than asking the opposite friends why they thought her meals is likely to be ‘prize winning’.
She continued: “You had to answer your questions like you had a made a statement, you have to say things like ‘Susan really is this’, like it’s not prompted.”
Katy then told her followers how certainly one of her fellow diners had obtained “an awful lot of flack” after showing on the present which she felt was unjustified.
“She’s very sincere and not abrupt however speaks her thoughts, and I believe they inspired that to paint her into the villain, she wasn’t, she was completely hilarious, we have been crying with laughter on the issues she was saying.
“But you watch the edit back and you’re thinking ‘well that came across as mean’ and it wasn’t. Those 24 minutes represent you.”
Katy concluded: “It’s engineered reality, that’s my opinion of it. They took little bits about me and the other contestants and made it our entire personalities, to some extent making us caricatures.”
Come Dine With Me airs on Channel 4 and is obtainable on All 4.