Emma Bunton jokes Paul Hollywood is 'trouble' as she joins him as US Bake Off host

18 October 2018, 11:27 | Updated: 18 October 2018, 11:29

Paul Hollywood is 'trouble' according to Emma Bunton
Paul Hollywood is 'trouble' according to Emma Bunton. Picture: Other

The Heart presenter has been confirmed as the new presenter of The Great American Baking Show alongside Great British Bake Off star Paul Hollywood who has judged since 2013.

Emma Bunton has just landed a brand new TV role in the US as the host of The Great American Baking Show.

Speaking on the Heart Breakfast show about her new role she gushed that it's her "dream job!" but that Paul Hollywood is "trouble!".

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The Spice Girl will be fronting the American version of the Great British Bake Off on which Paul Hollywood, 52, is a judge.

"The judges are Paul Hollywood and a gorgeous lady called Sherry Yard who is an award winning pastry chef in America.

"Paul's great fun! I had lots of fun with Paul. He's got a great sense of humour."

When Emma's co-host Jamie joked that she needed to watch out for Paul she quipped "I did watch out for him he can be trouble! Don't look in his eyes!"

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Paul Hollywood with Great British Bake Off co-stars Noel Fielding, Sandi Toksvig and Prue Leith
Paul Hollywood with Great British Bake Off co-stars Noel Fielding, Sandi Toksvig and Prue Leith. Picture: Channel 4

As it's the US version of the hit UK show, Emma revealed she had to get used to some Americanisms while eating he goodies made by the contestants.

She revealed she got to sample "cakes, pastries, biscuits, which I have to call cookies!

"I have actually filmed some of this and I was like 'IT'S BISCUIT WEEK!' and they were like 'No! It's cookie week'."

"Also it's a holiday edition so it's around Christmas and who loves Christmas more than me?"

The show will air on US TV channel ABC in the run up to Christmas and it's not been revealed whether we'll get to view it this side of the Atlantic as of yet, but fingers crossed!