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Benjamina Ebuehi kicked off Great British Bake Off

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Benjamina Ebuehi kicked off Great British Bake Off

Benjamina Ebuehi has been kicked off 'The Great British Bake Off'.

The 23-year-old teaching assistant was booted from the quarterfinals of the BBC One baking competition after she failed to impress during Tudor week.

After her exit, she told cameras: "I knew it but, yeah. Quarterfinalist. I think once it sinks in, actually I've done something really really cool. To get this far in itself is an achievement so I'm really proud. I'm going to keep on baking. No marzipan, no Tudor, ever in my life, oh my gosh. But it's so much fun being in there, it's so much fun baking with everyone, and I think that's the part I'm going to miss the most. It's been really special."

And whilst judge Paul Hollywood understood that Benjamina might have just been having a bad week, he insisted there was no room for slip ups going into the semi final.

He said: "Benjamina just said to me now 'It wasn't my week'. And I said 'I know it wasn't, but you can't afford to slip up on '... Bake Off'."

Elsewhere on the show, 31-year-old Candice Brown picked up the star baker accolade for the second time, after her showstopper - a 3D marzipan centrepiece in the shape of a peacock - wowed both Paul and fellow judge Mary Berry.

She said afterwards: "I proved a lot with that peacock. Who would've thought it? I proved a lot with a peacock? But I really did."

Candice and the remaining three contestants - Andrew Smyth, Jane Beedle, and Selasi Gbormittah - will compete in the semi final next week, with the successful three making it to the all important '... Bake Off' final.

Andrew said: "Amazing. Semi final? Yeah, crikey."

'The Great British Bake Off' semi final will air on BBC One at 8pm on Wednesday October 19.