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Food Writer & Great British Bake Off Favourite Ruby Tandoh Comes Out on Twitter

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Runner-up to the BBC’s Great British Bake Off, and now food writer for The Guardian, Ruby Tandoh, has come out.

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She took to Twitter to tell her followers that she was out to her parents.

She linked to a video of Diana Ross’ ‘I’m Coming Out’, and said: ‘Me to my parents today. feeling lucky and joyful and f r e e. over and Out.’

‘& to all the bros who hate social media, who pit it against “real life”,’ she added. ‘i never would’ve had courage to be me w/out twitter’s queer queens.’

Tandoh made headlines back in 2013 when she competed on the BBC show, finishing runner-up.

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While she was loved for her cooking and dry wit, there was also gossip that she ‘made eyes’ at male judge Paul Hollywood.

In her coming out, she made a point to put those rumours firmly to rest.

She did see the funny side though, retweeting this

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