Mark Labbett’s pronunciation of Arkansas is questionable (Image: BBC)
Beat The Chasers star Mark Labbett could also be a fountain of data however apparently he has no thought how one can pronounce the state of Arkansas.
The ITV recreation present, a spin-off of the daytime programme, returned with collection two on Sunday night time with the chasers – Mark aka The Beast, Anne Hegerty (The Governess), Paul Sinha (The Sinnerman), Jenny Ryan (The Vixen) and Shaun Wallace (The Darkish Destroyer) – again within the scorching seats.
Viewers had been left flabbergasted when The Beast was requested which state the capital of Little Rock was throughout a head-to-head with contestant Rahim and, nicely, his pronunciation may need loads to do with it.
When aspiring to reply Arkansas as the reply, The Beast truly stated one thing to the impact of ‘Are-Kansas’ and it didn’t go unnoticed.
‘The beast says “Arkansas” all unsuitable,’ one Twitter person alerted their followers.
One other puzzled: ‘Did… did @MarkLabbett simply pronounce Arkansas prefer it’s spelt???????’
‘One of many chasers has simply stated Ar-Kansas as an alternative of Arkansas and GOT IT RIGHT?! No. Completely not,’ one other stated.
Feeling sympathy for contestant Rahim who finally misplaced out on £100,000, one viewer tweeted: ‘Can’t assist however really feel Rahim was cheated. Arkansas shouldn’t be pronounced “R-Kansas” because the Beast stated.’
One other viewer agreed: ‘Simply re-watched on the Sky field & the Beast stated ‘Ar-Kansas’ & not ‘Arkansaw’ (Arkansas) so absolutely that’s the unsuitable reply & Raheem ought to have received the 100k until they’re giving leeway with pronunciation of the solutions?’
Rahim was near scooping £100,000 however misplaced out with only one second to spare, leaving viewers devastated on his behalf.
‘That simply broke my coronary heart … how are you going to be that near £100,000,’ one viewer reacted.
‘OMG unbelievable Rahim might have received £100,000!! The Chasers solely had one second left!! Correct guttered for him!’ one stated.
One other surprised viewer tweeted: ‘Bloody hell! Watching #BeatTheChasers & almost screamed the home down with Rahim lacking out on £100,000!! Poor lad deserved to win!!’
Beat The Chasers is obtainable to observe on ITV Hub.