Tipping Point fans call contestant ‘savage’ over dig at rival player’s clothes
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Tipping Point fans have branded one contestant "savage" as he hit out at a fellow player's wardrobe.
Aidan, an engineer, appeared on Friday's programme and made it through to the final head-to-head against Mark.
But when presenter Ben Shephard quizzed Aidan about his background, he made a definite dig at Mark's clothing choices.
"You wanted to be a pilot, right? But you couldn't because you need perfect eyesight?" Ben asked the bespectacled Aidan, who explained that he didn't make it because he is red-green colourblind.
"So what colour is Mark's t-shirt?" Ben asked, gesturing to his lime green polo.
"Horrific!" Aidan joked.
Fans swarmed to social media to brand his diss "savage", with one writing: "The shade!"
Another added: "Haha! Aidan's savage!", as a third wrote: "F*kin horrific!" with a cry-laughing emoji.
Ben tried to smooth over Mark's ruffled feathers, as he insisted: "Well, I like it! Lime green is never a bad thing."
But he seemed to eat his words a little as he asked what advice Mark's kids gave him before appearing on the hit ITV game show, as Mark answered: "They told me 'Don't do anything silly!'"
"And you put that t-shirt on!" Ben giggled.
Some fans did seem to agree with Aidan, however, with one tweeting: "So true Aidan, truer words have never been spoken!"
One even compared him to Orville the Duck in his lime green threads.
"I can't!" one penned with a cry-laughing emoji, "Well done Aidan!"
"I can see that lime green shirt even when I close my eyes," someone else added.
Mark eventually had the last laugh, however, as he proceeded through to the final round after beating Aidan out at a sudden death question, which was 'What is the acronym used for both a cash machine and a social media abbreviation?' – the answer being ATM.
Mark later revealed that he fancied buying a camper van if he were to scoop the jackpot counter on Friday's show.
"Mark on #TippingPoint, what a nice guy! I just like him," one fan posted on social media, as another tweeted in support: "Come on Mark!"
He ended up securing £3,500 and refused the offer of a trade for three extra counters to attempt to secure the jackpot counter.
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During Thursday's episode of the programme, fans were left swooning over one hunky contestant as they urged him to victory.
28-year-old relationship manager Edd rocked up to the studio in an open-collar white shirt with a pair of slick black jeans, leaving many social media users fawning over his good looks.
"OH HELLO EDD HOW PRETTY ARE YOU," one posted immediately, as another begged: "Right, we need to find Ed's Instagram or Twitter please – go!"
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