Angry The Chase Fans Have Forced Rylan Clark To LEAVE Twitter
26 April 2017, 15:05
Bradley Walsh's popular game show has been axed from our screens for the time being.
The Chase fans are an angry bunch.
In fact, they're so angry that their beloved daytime show is being axed in favour of Rylan Clark's new show 'Babushka' that they've driven him to shut down his Twitter account!
The former X Factor star recieved backlash and a string a of abusive messages on the social networking site when ITV revealed they would be taking The Chase off the air for a month, in order to usher in their brand new game show in the 5pm weekday slot.
This infuriated viewers who loved tuning in to see quizzers take on the chasers during Bradley Walsh's daily game show.
Even though the presenter has insisted ‘The Chase’ is simply taking a break as it does every year, it seems the message hasn’t got through to everyone, after he continued to be trolled.
Rylan branded the outrage "ridiculous" in a final message he posted on his account, before taking it offline.
"Getting a bit ridiculous now. Just doing my job," he said.
"Enjoy the show. Coming off here for a while."
Well, hopefully when the outrage fizzles out, fans will give the show a chance as Rylan recently admitted that his show, which will use traditional Russian dolls that contain smaller dolls inside to determine the prizes, is going to be the new Deal or No Deal.
That's a bold statement!
But if anyone can pull a hit new show out the bag, it's Rylan. The 27-year-old presenter said previously: "It sounds crazy but it is so good. The reason I fell in love with it is the same reason all those years ago that everyone fell in love with Deal or No Deal.
Babushka has been commissioned for 20 episodes and the contestants will be in with a chance of winning big cash prizes if a smaller doll is found within a bigger one.
However, if the doll is empty, they will lose all of the money they have accumulated.
It is the latest TV project for Rylan, who as well as being part of the This Morning family also hosts Big Brother's Bit on the Side and late-night chat show Up Late with Rylan on Channel 5.
We will miss The Chase but can't wait to see what Babushka is all about...