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Spoiler Alert: My Kitchen Rules – Are Some Contestants Coming Back?

Judge Colin Fassnidge may have let the cat out of the bag in a media interview revealing that some of the eliminated contestants may be getting an opportunity to return to the show.

It looks like Mick and Matt may be getting a second chance. Which is a pity as in the whole time they were on the show they only cooked one good meal. How much bad cooking does the viewer have to put up with?

The Mercury reports:

THE secret’s out — Tasmania’s favourite chefs Mick and Matt Newell could be back on our television screens on My Kitchen Rules.

The eliminated father and son failed to hose down suggestions they will return to the house next month in a radio interview yesterday.

Bad boy MKR chef Colin Fassnidge let the cat out of the bag when he spoke on a radio show last week, describing incidents with Mick and Matt yet to screen in the show.

“There’s a big top secret you will see,” Fassnidge said.

“Mick’s in the kitchen for a while and he maybe sweats and has to put on a blue plaster and I gave him a tissue he had a bit of a teary. Around April there’s a huge, huge plot twister which has never been done before and it’s why I was hired.”

Mick’s cryptic reply on a Hobart radio station yesterday was: “So much for top secret. I can’t believe he said that.”

Thanks Layla for posting the article.


1 Georgie { 03.15.13 at 10:05 am }

The only ‘huge twist’ I’m interested in seeing on MKR, is getting back to basics please.

2 Golo i Wesolo { 03.15.13 at 10:29 am }

Didn’t Daddy and the Mute Son just come out of the closet and say that they’re only interested in a media career and didn’t give two shits about cooking? Why bring them back if that’s the case?

Also, I’m not surprised at all that the producers decided to bring back a white team who has ulterior motives and leave Jessie and Biswa out who were very passionate about food.

Let the racism roll on, folks. I smell a complaint to the Australian Communications and Media Authority coming on.

3 Daisy { 03.15.13 at 10:31 am }

If they bring back eliminated contestants, it makes it even more of a joke as a competition.

(It was done on MC when a guy was caught cheating and replaced and they brought back the guy who ended up winning I think. That wasn’t so bad.)
But MKR are draaaaaagging out a show that has fallen in a hole.

This year it’s overcooked, dried out and needs jus. It lacks the right balance of flavours. It as nurt beeen curked weeth luurv.
I geeev eeet a ………..4.

4 layla { 03.15.13 at 10:43 am }

Golo i Wesolo@2 LOL. How do we know that Jessie and Biswa won’t be returning? Though I have a feeling it’ll just be the teams who have lost in Kitchen HQ returning (Mary/Jesus, Mick and Matt, Ali and Samuel, ??) but don’t be so quick to jump on the PC bandwagon. Actually judging from your other posts, you’ve never gotten off the first wagon.

5 Littlepetal { 03.15.13 at 11:05 am }

Its funny that the cream dela cream of the Instant Restaurants i.e Mick and Matt and Ali and Samuel faltered at the Sudden Death. Bondi boys may have to watch out. I think for those who have survived Sudden Death will have a slight advantage as they have more cooking under their belts.

6 brain dead dave { 03.15.13 at 12:12 pm }

No Troll #2…the racism is all from you. No overtly gay people for you to attack so you’re limited to your racist trolling. You’re dead from the backside up.

Disappointed that Tassie Pops has made it back up the S-bend of obscurity.

7 Daisy { 03.15.13 at 12:16 pm }

Golo, stop focussing on people’s race. It’s sooooooo racist.

8 Daisy { 03.15.13 at 12:22 pm }

MKR is being either deliberately racist or otherwise a bit incautious, but don’t play into their hands and take sides according to race.

I’m looking for good food, then good personalites and sportsmanship. Who the hell cares what their ethnic background is. If they were from Mars I might sit up and take note otherwise let’s move on.

9 A.P { 03.15.13 at 1:40 pm }

I wouldn’t mind seeing J&B return instead of the Tassie guys, they were tame compared to A&S!

10 Golo i Wesolo { 03.15.13 at 4:16 pm }

Or maybe the “top secret” will be that they’ll cancel the show. Wishful thinking, I know.

Just put us out of our misery already!

11 Bobbykins { 03.15.13 at 7:39 pm }

I suspected this possibly may have been the case.
In one of the cuts in the preview of the Kitchen HQ portion of the show at the end of the Instant Restaurant round, there’s one cut of an explosion/fire in a professional kitchen and you see Mick/Matt and Nastassia from the WA team in the shot. So I assume this might be which team returns kind of challenge.

12 Morgan { 03.15.13 at 11:33 pm }

Do not like the idea of this at all. None of the eliminated teams deserve to come back.

13 Littlepetal { 03.16.13 at 12:36 pm }

Bobbykins-You are right. I can see Mick but not too sure about Nastassia. Is she the one with the back towards the camera and has her hair tied up? I thought it looked like Ashlee.

14 layla { 03.16.13 at 2:27 pm }


20 second mark is Mick and Matt and I’m sure thats Natassia (or however you spell her name) in the background, I can’t recognise the others – but after watching Better Homes it looks like Colin’s kitchen in his Syd restaurant. Hence him saying in that radio interview “thats why I was bought in” – they’re cooking in his kitchen. BOYEAH!

15 Bobbykins { 03.16.13 at 8:26 pm }

Littlepetal – Yes, the one with the back towards the camera and hair tied up in the same shot as Mick/Matt, I think is Nastassia because of her (wider) build.

The two shots that follow – show a girl pouncing back, and I think that is possibly Sophia (pink lipstick). The shot afterwards shows Melina with her characteristic big blue earrings, so I’ll assume this episode is screened after the trailer episode, outback and night outside a townhouse episode (as Angela & Melina are not shown in either of these previews, but Sophia & Ashlee are for the former 2).

16 Stacey { 03.16.13 at 8:45 pm }

Golo- I’ve had enough of ignoring your comments. You have personally attacked me on here before and attacked others for having different views other than yours and its disgusting. Your racism and homophobia is ruining this site. I don’t know who the fuck let you out from under your bridge. Do you lack the ability to be reasonable? Do you not realise that just because we don’t like certain contestants does not mean it has anything to do with race but, shock horror, personality? I personally would not like to see ANY of the eliminated contestants back because they have been eliminated for a reason. Reason being, gee I don’t know, because they didn’t do well enough in their challenges? It has absolutely NOTHING to do with race. And while you’re up there on your bridge, excuse me, high horse, how about you tell everyone exactly what gender, race and sexual preference you are? At least level the playing field before throwing knives.

Anyway, of all the teams I would like to see back, Mick and Matt are not one of them. I would however like to see more Jessie and Biswa (to be fair we only saw them cook once, and as we know we have seen a lot of the ‘better’ teams screw up also) and Keiran and Nas. At least they cooked interesting food, just perhaps couldn’t execute it under pressure.

17 Daisy { 03.16.13 at 9:26 pm }

Don’t worry Stacey. If we said Idi Amin, or Pol Pot were no good, we’d get accused of racism.
Interestingly howevr we could say what we liked about Hitler and Stalin, and that wouldn’t be racism. That’s why I find it so hard to believe anyone sayingthese things can be serious.
And I too thought J&B were fun.

18 A.P { 03.16.13 at 9:44 pm }

Yeah Stacey!
You go girl!

19 Daisy { 03.16.13 at 9:57 pm }

Littlepetal. Rolf and I are watching ‘A Bite of China’ at the moment. They roasted a pig whole. His head was on and his little ears were sticking up.
Now they are making steamed buns. What I wanted to ask you about is this: Rolf and I want to get into doing some steaming and are going to get some bamboo steamers. Do you have any tips?

20 A.P { 03.16.13 at 10:05 pm }

Poor Little pig!
That’s what they did at the Luau, I couldn’t watch.

21 Littlepetal { 03.16.13 at 10:48 pm }

Daisy, the best place to get will be at the Asian grocery shop. Make sure you get one that can put a plate in if you want to steam fish. I don’t use the bamboo steamer much as I just steam them in a wok with a trivet in the wok.

I may have to get some bamboo steamer soon as I want to make the dumplings from scratch i.e. making the wrappers as well. I also want to make the Siew Long Pau,the dumplings with the stock inside.

22 Daisy { 03.16.13 at 11:02 pm }

Thanks Littlepetal. I want to get rid of a dinner set I don’t use and make room for the steamers, an ice-cream maker and a pasta machine.

23 Littlepetal { 03.16.13 at 11:04 pm }

Your grandchildren will love you more:-)

24 Morgan { 03.16.13 at 11:13 pm }

I would bring back either Jessie and Biswa or Lisa and Candice. They were hilarious.

25 Stacey { 03.16.13 at 11:24 pm }

Even though I wasn’t a fan of Jessie and Biswa’s I would love it if they came back just for theatrics, seeing as how that is what this show is about this year. Seeing them cook only once was a hindrance considering the dismal scores other teams have received. Either way, don’t bring back Mick and Matt!

26 Daisy { 03.16.13 at 11:28 pm }

MKR should change it’s name to ‘So you think you can cook?’

27 Stacey { 03.16.13 at 11:35 pm }

Also, thanks AP and Daisy. I’m tired of useless f*cks trolling this blog. I hate to say this RR, but why do you keep letting Golo spout it’s sewerage? It just ruins it for everyone :(

Sorry for the outburst It’s just that RR used to be a nice place to come. But the regulars shouldn’t have to walk in eggshells.

28 sarnias { 03.17.13 at 12:13 am }

hahahahahah @ Layla, “Mary and Jesus” – I love it! He reminds me of a bearded Neil from the Young Ones the way he faffs around with a dazed, glazed, and slightly-crazed look on his face.
BDD, “made it back up the S bend of obscurity” – CLASSIC! Reminds me of that Alex character from MC that re-appeared after being given the arse – like a turd that couldn’t be flushed. Can’t believe they are coming back. I thought this show was winding up but looks as though there is a bit more to endure yet.

29 layla { 03.17.13 at 1:40 am }

@Sarnias He definitely looks like a stoner, probably explains why he’s so slow in the kitchen.

Jessie and Biswa didn’t even taste their food before they served it to the judges. That is beyond stupid . For that reason alone they do not deserve to cook again – I’d like to see them return though for some kind of comical relief right towards the end.

30 Littlepetal { 03.17.13 at 4:27 pm }

The desert challenge was filmed around 20 Nov and you can see there were still 7 teams left.
Wonder what’s happen between Melbourne Cup, 6 Nov till 20 Nov. They can’t have only 2 eliminations during this period.

Also they must have quick eliminations after the desert challenge as filming must have finished before Christmas.

31 Daisy { 03.17.13 at 4:52 pm }

sarnias and layla, ha ha.
Yes I guess they might sit around getting stoned while palying their games. If Jesus had a have serve some MJ cookies, he might still be in the comp.

32 brain dead dave { 03.17.13 at 6:02 pm }

How awesome are Ch 7 at keeping secrets like Tassie Pops and Jesus coming back? Kerrie fainting in Broome is on Ewe Tube. What a pearler!

33 A.P { 03.17.13 at 6:13 pm }

We don’t even need to put spoilers on here as channel 7 do a pretty good job of it themselves!

34 brain dead dave { 03.17.13 at 6:25 pm }

By the time the big “exclusive ” on the “scandal” is on $unrise, and Kochie is hauling it over the coals every person and their dog knows about it. Yawn.

Stop ze clocks!

35 Morgan { 03.17.13 at 10:43 pm }

I’ll be pretty pissed if Mick and Matt end up coming back.

36 layla { 03.18.13 at 11:39 am }

In all honesty it was Colin who kinda spoiled the upcoming “plot twister” that basically revealed Mick and Matt were returning. The guys didn’t deny it either but then again they were put on the spot and suprised by what Colin said. I wonder if the producers had a word to him after that slip up?

Apparently in No Idea mag (I like that whoever I read that from here) this week, Joanna has a sook about how leaving her kids and husband nearly caused her to have a breakdown…. BOO BLOODY WOO. You knew exactly what you were getting into going on this show. I knew the producers were going to give us sob stories with Joanna and Jenna. Sorry I had to have a rant there cause it annoyed me haha.

37 Littlepetal { 03.18.13 at 11:49 am }

Few of them have kids at home. Angela have 2 and Melina have a son (I think) of 18 months.

Yes, you know you have to be away for many months. Of course its going to be tough. Producers or mags love to give out these sob stories. I think the public are not that interested with these stories.

38 layla { 03.18.13 at 12:08 pm }

I’m certainly not, I think they’re scrapping the bottom of the barrel to give us stories with the teams because many of them like Matt, Elle, Jake are quite private and don’t reveal too much about themselves which makes me respect them more so. Does Joanna actually expect us to feel sorry for her? I read under the T&C auditioning for the show that you need to be mentally and physically stable to undertake the competition. But unless she briefly mentioned something and they still decided to turn it into a 2 page spread but I’m sure they would have gotten her permission to publish it. Just shut up Joanna, you don’t know how ridiculous you sound woman…

39 Littlepetal { 03.19.13 at 8:16 am }

They are promoting the shock exit of one team for Wed and the promo have Andi crying. It looks like they are the one leaving but usually the opposite is true.
TV Week magazine said Sam’s granfather was very ill during the filming around the Melbourne Cup episode and passed away later. So I think the team leaving is Sam and Chris.

40 A.P { 03.19.13 at 8:20 am }

Could be Andi seeing as how she’s pregnant.

41 Littlepetal { 03.19.13 at 8:32 am }

Maybe it is not Sam and Chris as they were in the desert challenge.

42 Christina { 03.19.13 at 8:45 am }

If you look at the very end frame of tonight’s promo it kinda looks like one team might be missing…… but I don’t want to say who, as hate spoilers!!

43 Littlepetal { 03.19.13 at 11:31 am }

Checked the promo again. Yes, the eliminated contestants were cooking in someone else kitchen (could be Colin) and you can see Mitt and Matt, Nasstasia and Jesus and also Melina and Angela. So we know Melina and Angela get eliminated at some stage.

44 layla { 03.19.13 at 11:55 am }

Littlepetal@43. YEP. It’s definitely Colin’s kitchen. It all makes sense now after his comment on the radio “thats why I was hired”. Either they’ve been bought back after a team supposely quits or it’s second chance related somehow.

And Christina, don’t worry about spoiling anything for us…. channel 7 did that weeks ago with their dodgy promos!

45 Georgie { 03.19.13 at 12:29 pm }

Just a thought on the upcoming controversy. In the promo you see Josh with tears in his eyes, saying “that’s so unfair”. Now if he and Andi used the Bondi’s pasta and were expelled, he probably wouldn’t say that because he would expect the punishment. However if, on the other hand the Bondis were expelled for giving Josh and Andi their pasta, I could imagine Josh reacting that way.

46 brain dead dave { 03.19.13 at 12:52 pm }

It’s even funnier that ch 7 are putting the long gone cat out of the bag Pastagate up against The Block Finale on Wednesday.

I’ve seen the heart wrenching “that’s so unfair” footage just the once and am in awe of Ch7 being able to whip up a grown hipster stressing out and crying over some pasta into a “controversy” or “shock exit”

Ch 7 can be totally trusted to unload a “schlock exit” on such a glittering night of reality tv. The Block Finale will be encored same night anyway.

47 Daisy { 03.19.13 at 1:04 pm }

Yeah BDD, you can only suck us in with those misleading promos once or twice. Fool me once…..

48 Littlepetal { 03.19.13 at 1:33 pm }

Checked out all the goss in the mags. The controversy tonight is one team getting help from another team. The rules stated that you can help another team in the challenges to any extent. In this instant, I guess one team is being punished.

Also read that Sam went back to Melbourne one day earlier than the rest of the group so that he can say goodbye to his grandfather who was dying. He did think of pulling out. Then his grandfather passed away on the day of the Melbourne Cup and he and his family were given time to grieve. He didn’t mention on the show but the other team members knew about the passing of his grandfather.

Somehow I think they still have the sudden death cook-off tomorrow night.

49 brain dead dave { 03.19.13 at 1:42 pm }

Let’s face it. These are teams that need help …and lots of it.

I still can’t accept that they didn’t have “help” with the massive challenge of two trays of Cup canapes. Covert caterers who sweated and toiled while the contestants were preened and primped for mixing with the celebs.

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51 sofie { 04.01.13 at 1:45 am }

Its Jessie and Biswa..they are coming back.. what a hoot

52 sofie { 04.01.13 at 1:45 am }

Its Jessie and Biswa..they are coming back.. what a hoot..can’t wait for MKR..hurry up

53 sofie { 04.01.13 at 1:47 am }

Its Jessie and Biswa..they are coming back.. what a hoot..can’t wait for MKR..hurry up :)

54 irish { 04.17.13 at 10:59 pm }

come on why the tassie hate stuff ?? many more duds to get into rather than mick and matt ! think they have kicked butt in the come back kitchen under proper and tougher cooking pressure
go boys

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